Electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) progress through multiple lifecycle stages.
- Measure Conceptualization
- Measure Specification
- Measure Testing
- Measure Implementation
- Measure Use, Continuing Evaluation, and Maintenance
The Blueprint for the Measures Management System outlines core processes for measure developers to follow when moving through the Measure Lifecycle for the quality measures used in various quality initiatives and programs.
These are the steps, tools, and actors for each eCQM lifecycle stage.