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Now Available: eCQM Tools, Resources, & Collaboration (InfoTRAC) Graphic and Annual Timeline on the eCQI Resource Center

January 24, 2019 - 3:05pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently updated the Electronic Clinical Quality Improvement (eCQI) Resource Center website based on user feedback. It is the one-stop shop for the most current resources to support electronic clinical quality improvement. The website serves as a centralized location for federal eCQIinfo-icon initiatives and includes the most current Electronic Clinical Quality Measureinfo-icon (eCQMinfo-icon) specificationsinfo-icon, as well as links to the tools, standards, education, and materials critical to support development, testing, implementation, and reporting of eCQMsinfo-icon. The eCQI Resource Centerinfo-icon is excited to offer two new resources based on stakeholder feedback.

The new eCQM Tools, Resources, & Collaboration (InfoTRAC) previously named eCQM Tools & Resources, has been revised and redeveloped based on user input. This interactive graphic provides an in-depth overview of the tools, standards, and resources used in the various stages of the eCQM lifecycle. Stakeholders will find references and links to tools and resources specific to their areas of interest.

The Annual Timeline is a new interactive tool that improves awareness of eCQM resources and timeframes for measure developersinfo-icon, implementers, and end users to plan and provide feedback looking from a calendar year. It is a general guide for referencing scheduled updates affecting programs that use eCQMs including eCQM specifications, tools, reporting, proposed and final rules, public commentsinfo-icon, and more.

Tell us what you think! Visit the eCQI Resource Center to learn more. Send any suggestions for improvement, news, events, and content for posting to ecqi-resource-center@hhs.gov.

For More Information

Submit specific questions regarding eCQMs, eCQM standards, and eCQM tools to the eCQI Resource Center. You can also find the most updated measure specifications and supplemental materials on the eCQI Resource Center.

Last Updated: January 24, 2019