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MACRA Webinar Series - eCQI Resource Center Demonstration and eCQM Annual Update for 2019 Reporting/Performance Overview Webinar

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on May 23, 2018 - 10:57am

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) would like to re-introduce you to the electronic Clinical Quality Improvement (eCQI) Resource Center - the one-stop shop for the most current resources to support electronic clinical quality improvement. Join us for a live demonstration to tour the newly updated website and learn about tools and resources related to the electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) annual update for the 2019 reporting and performance period.

QDM - Quality Data Model

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on May 15, 2018 - 7:35am

What is the Quality Data Model (QDM)?

The Quality Data Model (QDM) is an information model that defines relationships between patients and clinical concepts in a standardized format to enable electronic quality performance measurement. The model is the current structure for electronically representing quality measure concepts for stakeholders involved in electronic quality measurement development and reporting. The QDM is currently being aligned with other relevant clinical decision support (CDS) standards.

Hospital IQR Program CY 2017 (FY 2020 Payment Determination) eCQM Validation Overview for Selected Hospitals

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on May 14, 2018 - 3:39pm

This Outreach and Education webinar for participants in the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program is scheduled for Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

The webinar, titled Hospital IQR Program CY 2017 (FY 2020 Payment Determination) eCQM Validation Overview for Selected Hospitals, will be presented by Michael Sinclair, PhD, Project Director, Value, Incentives, and Quality Reporting Center (VIQRC), Validation Support Contractor (VSC) and Alex Feilmeier, MHA, Lead Health Informatics Solutions Coordinator, VIQRC, VSC.

Resource Center Education

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on May 11, 2018 - 2:31pm

eCQI Resource Center Live Demonstrations - May 10 2018

A live demonstration of the newly updated eCQI Resource Center website was presented on May 10, 2018. Also learn about tools and resources related to the electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) annual update for the 2019 reporting and performance period.

Cooking with CQL: or How to Incorporate CQL into HQMF for eCQMs Webinar

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on May 9, 2018 - 1:43pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites you to a “Cooking with Clinical Quality Language (CQL): or How to Incorporate CQL into Health Quality Measure Format (HQMF) for Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs)” webinar.

The Cooking with CQL series provides an interactive environment for measure developers. The upcoming session will feature open discussion from subject matter experts on the Measure Authoring Tool (MAT), show how to express measures using CQL and review prepared questions.

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