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Quality Measures at CMS: A Closer Look at the Measure Development Lifecycle and CMS’ Meaningful Measures Initiative

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Submitted by Edna Boone on February 14, 2018 - 5:13pm

Presented by Kimberly Rawlings, MPP, Measures Management System Lead, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

This presentation will discuss the basics of quality measures and their components, the five phases of the measure development lifecycle, and CMS’ Meaningful Measures Initiative. In addition, resources for further learning will be provided.

About eCQI

Electronic Clinical Quality Improvment (eCQI)

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. This work includes using quality measurement to improve care given to patients by measuring how patients are treated and, most importantly, how well those patients do afterward.

Visit the CQM Issue Tracker to Review eCQM Draft Measure Packages for 2019 Reporting

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Submitted by Edna Boone on February 13, 2018 - 1:55pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites vendors and stakeholders to review and provide feedback on draft electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM)packages that include logic and header changes for eCQMs under consideration for CMS quality reporting and payment programs.

MACRA Education and Outreach Webinar: Value Sets and Reference Codes

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on February 11, 2018 - 11:18am

Please join us for an informative presentation on Value Sets and Reference Codes presented by Dr. Robert McClure. Dr. McClure is an expert on the development and use of clinical terminologies within clinical systems using international standards and serves as the lead terminology subject matter expert for the National Library of Medicine’s Value Set Authority Center (VSAC) project and is a terminology fellow for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). We hope you will be able to join us!

HQMF

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on February 5, 2018 - 1:55pm

What is Health Quality Measure Format (HQMF)?

Health Quality Measure Format (HQMF) is a standards-based representation of quality measures as electronic documents.