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eCQI Tools & Key Resources

Tools & Resources

The eCQM Informational Tools, Resources, and Collaboration (InfoTRAC) referenced in this section are openly available and are provided for stakeholder use. They provide a foundation for the development, implementation, reporting, help, and feedback of quality measures and their improvement.

Diagram of the eCQM lifecycle showing the progression through the stages of development, implementation, reporting, and help & feedback then returning to development for maintenance.

Find the Tools and Resources You Need

You can browse and search all of the tools and resources by visiting the eCQI Tools and Resources Library.
The standards and tools versions listed for each reporting/performance period are the versions used to create and/or support the implementation of the specific reporting/performance period specifications. Newer versions of the standards and tools may be available, but were not used in the development of the reporting/performance period listed.

Reporting/Performance Period eCQM Annual Update Tool and Resource Versions Standard Versions
2022
2021
2020
The eCQM tools and resources provide a foundation for the development, testing, certification, publication, implementation, reporting, and continuous evaluation of quality measures and their improvement. You can refine the tool list by selecting a category of interest and/or a role that best describes your needs, or you can also click a specific tool from the list below to view additional details.

Bonnie QDM

Category:
Development, Testing
Who Uses Tool:
Health IT Developer/Vendor, Measure Developer/Steward
Description:

Bonnie is a software tool that allows eCQM developers to test and verify the behavior of their eCQM logic. The Bonnie QDM application allows measure developers to load Quality Data Model (QDM) based measures they have constructed using the Measure Authoring Tool (MAT), helps measure developers execute the measure logic against the constructed patient test deck, and evaluates whether the logic aligns with the intent of the measure.

QDM

Category:
Development
Who Uses Tool:
Implementer, Measure Developer/Steward
Description:

The Quality Data Model (QDM) is a conceptual information model that defines principal concepts (classes) of information, their related attributes and their relationships. The model provides a standardized way to express what needs to be retrieved from electronic records to enable quality performance measurement. The QDM is the current structure for electronically representing quality measure concepts for stakeholders involved in electronic quality measurement development and reporting.

Last Updated: May 07, 2021