eCQM Continuous Evaluation

Kaizen

What is Kaizen?

Kaizen, or continuous improvement, is a long-term approach to work that systematically seeks to achieve incremental changes in order to improve efficiency and quality. It focuses on removing process waste and maximizing value to the customer (in this case the patient).

The eCQM Lifecycle

Opportunities are available for the public to engage in the different phases of the measure development process including Call for Measures, Technical Expert Panels, testing, and

Deadline for Public Comment for Draft Measure: ADHD Symptom Reduction in Follow-up Period

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on November 22, 2017 - 12:04pm

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has engaged Mathematica Policy Research to test two pediatric measures – one focused on vision screenings and the other on ADHD symptom improvement. At this time, ONC is inviting the public to comment on draft measure specifications for the ADHD: Symptom Reduction in Follow-up Period measure.

 

Participating in public comment

Call for Public Comment for the Draft Measure: ADHD Symptom Reduction in Follow-up Period

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on November 22, 2017 - 11:51am

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has engaged Mathematica Policy Research to test two pediatric measures – one focused on vision screenings and the other on ADHD symptom improvement. At this time, ONC is inviting the public to comment on draft measure specifications for the ADHD: Symptom Reduction in Follow-up Period measure.

 

Participating in public comment

Public Comment for eCQMs: Changes in Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) following Non-Emergent Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on November 2, 2017 - 12:46pm

Project Title: Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Development and Maintenance for Eligible Professionals (EP eCQM)

Dates:

  • The call for public comment period opens on October 31, 2017, and closes on November 29, 2017

Project Overview:

Call for Public Comment – Vision Screening and Referral in Children

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on August 10, 2017 - 12:41pm

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has engaged Mathematica Policy Research to test two pediatric measures – one focused on vision screenings and the other on ADHD symptom improvement. 

At this time, ONC is requesting feedback on the following measure:

Now Available: Updated CMS Measures Inventory and the Measures under Development (MUD) List

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on July 19, 2017 - 3:31pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Measures Inventory and the Measures under Development (MUD) list have been updated and publicly posted on the CMS website on July 6th.  The Inventory includes 30 programs, 2,180 unique measures - including the addition of the eCQMs, and is accompanied by the CMS Measures Inventory User Guide.  The MUD List contains 30 programs and 535 unique measures.  The next public posting will be in Fe