Tools & Resources

The eCQM Lifecycle

Electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) progress through multiple lifecycle phases

HQMF

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on August 14, 2017 - 1:50pm

What is Health Quality Measure Format (HQMF)?

Health Quality Measure Format (HQMF) is a standards-based representation of quality measures as electronic documents. It is developed by Health Level Seven International (HL7) an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited standards development organization.

eCQI Standards

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on August 11, 2017 - 11:43am

What are electronic Clinical Quality Improvement standards?

Standards are critical to data consistency, validity and interoperability. Their use makes it easier to:

QRDA

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on August 9, 2017 - 5:52pm

What is the Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA)?

Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) is an HL7 standard document format for the exchange of electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data.

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