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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) developed and published the 2022 electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) flows to the eCQI Resource Center. The eCQM flows supplement eCQM specifications for the 2022 reporting period for Eligible Hospitals/Critical Access Hospitals, and the… Posted on Aug 20, 2021

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announces public feedback periods for the Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA), Standards Version Advancement Process (SVAP), and the Draft United States Core Data for Interoperability Version 3 (USCDI v3). ISA is… Posted on Aug 16, 2021

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is continuing to focus on the testing of the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) standards for use with electronic clinical quality measurement in the upcoming Virtual HL7 FHIR® Connectathon taking place September 13-15, 2021. As a… Posted on Aug 12, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published the Quality Data Model (QDM) version 5.6. The QDM has evolved to be more consistent with data representation in the emerging standard Health Level Seven International® Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources®. CMS will… Posted on Aug 10, 2021

The United States Core Data for Interoperability v2 (USCDI v2) is now available. USCDI v2 has new data classes and elements that will support the sharing of gender identity, sexual orientation, social determinants of health, and other data in health IT. The USCDI helps to standardize data elements… Posted on Jul 20, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published the 2022 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category III Implementation Guide (IG), Schematron, and Sample Files for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals Programs. The 2022 CMS QRDA III IG outlines… Posted on Jul 14, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Data Element Repository (DERep) to provide information for eCQMs used in CMS quality reporting and incentive programs for the calendar year (CY) 2022 reporting and performance periods.… Posted on Jul 13, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announce the release of Cypress v6.2 as of June 24, 2021. The new v6.2 release and release notes are available on the Cypress website. Version 6.2 includes the… Posted on Jun 25, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is continuing to focus on the testing of the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) standards during the CMS HL7 FHIR® Virtual Connectathon taking place between July 20-22, 2021. Registration is FREE and will close on July 1, 2021.… Posted on Jun 24, 2021

We are pleased to announce the latest update for the CMS Measures Inventory Tool (CMIT). In this most recent release, measure information has been updated for nine programs per the Proposed Rules published in May. For more information on these CMIT updates, click here. Posted on Jun 15, 2021