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CMS Releases the CY 2018 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Proposed Rule

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on July 19, 2017 - 12:15pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released the CY 2018 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Proposed Rule. It is currently on display and accessible on the Federal Register; please see pages 418 - 438 and 779 - 780 for the preamble and proposed regulation text regarding the Medicare Appropriate Use Criteria for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Program.

Resource Center Education

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on July 18, 2017 - 9:36am

eCQI Resource Center Live Demonstrations - January 2017

An updated live demonstration of the eCQI Resource Center website was presented on January 11, 2017.  Links to the YouTube video and slides from the live demonstration are provided below.

Quality Improvement Funding Opportunities from AHRQ

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on July 11, 2017 - 10:10am

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has the following open funding opportunities for eCQI activities:

Funding   Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Number

Title

PA-17-261

Developing New   Clinical Decision Support to Disseminate and Implement Evidence-Based   Research Findings (R18)

PA-17-260

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About the eCQI Resource Center

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) are working to improve the health of our nation by transforming care from a volume-based, provider-centered system to a patient-centered, learning health system. The eCQI Resource Center is a joint effort to bring together stakeholders from across the eCQI community and provide a centralized location for news, information, tools and standards related to eCQI and electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs).

2016 ONC Annual Meeting

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on April 20, 2017 - 4:48pm

The 2016 ONC Annual Meeting will be held Tuesday, May 31 – Thursday, June 2, 2016 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Visit the meeting website to learn more as details become available in the coming weeks. Registration opens on Monday, April 18 and will close on Tuesday, May 17. 

New eCQI Resource Center Search Capability

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on April 20, 2017 - 4:41pm

The eCQI Resource Center now includes a more powerful keyword-based search capability. The system now searches all of the content and documents on the site and allows users to filter the search results by type, date, function, user level, etc. Search results are now ranked by relevance, allowing users to find what they want more quickly. Other advanced features include requiring and disallowing keywords, phrase searching, and wildcards.

The Search feature found on the upper right-hand corner of each page on the eCQI Resource Center.

Engage in eCQI

Ways to engage with the eCQI community

The federal government and private stakeholders provide opportunities for stakeholders to actively engage in eCQI efforts through open meetings, public comment periods, expert panels, and educational events. Select the user type you most associate yourself with and the table will sort opportunities they may be of interest to you.

eCQI Resource Center Summer Updates

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on April 20, 2017 - 2:16pm

It has been a busy summer for the eCQI Resource Center team.  We invite users to view, use, and provide feedback at ecqi-resource-center@hhs.gov on recently added functionality.  Check out new content and features:

Quick Top-level Topic Navigation Bar

Engage with eCQI page

EP Measure Logic Flows

Enhanced Measure Detail (on EP and EH measure pages)