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Chair:  @Yan Heras

Scribe: @Juliet Rubini


Dial-in number (US): (712) 451-0740
Access code: 449751#
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Agenda Topics

Agenda Outline

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Reminder and Announcement:

Sub group calls (link to meeting information) reminder:

  • CQL-based HQMF (Composite Measures in CQL) AND FHIR Quality Measure IG Discussion:
  • DEQM (Data Exchange for Quality Measures) Project Calls:
  • COMING SOON - QUICK modeling call (part of FHIR Quality PSS)


  • Deadline extended to March 1, 2019 for Subsidized Review of Da Vinci Implementation Guides ballot documents
    • Details were forwarded to the CQI listserv today

HL7 Version 3 Implementation Guide: Clinical Quality Language (CQL)-based Health Quality Measure Format (HQMF), Releaes 1 (PI ID: 1142)

CQL-based HQMF IG ballot content development update and changes review (Bryn)


HL7 FHIR Implemetation Guide: Data Exchange for Quality Measures, Release 1 - US Realm (a.k.a DEQM) (PI ID: 1429) 

DEQM May ballot content development update (Bryn/Viet)


FHIR Quality Measure Implementation Guide PSS (PI ID: 1499)

FHIR Quality IG development update:


March harmonization - review upcoming proposals

  • Review harmonization proposals received by the harmonization committee, specifically for any proposals that might affect CQI.
    • Harmonization meeting March 11. We will have representative to cast vote for the CQI WG.
  • Consider to vote to approve these harmonization proposals if no further discussions are needed after the review.
  • Results package from the technical review of the submitted harmonization proposals for this March 2019 cycle is available at the CQI WG documents section:
    • Total proposals: 10
    • Proposals related to HL7 V2 and requested changes to V2 tables:
      • Create vocabulary domain and table number for Contract Type (CTR-9) and Pricing Tier Level (CTR-18)

      • Create 3 new tables for the newly added fields in the SAC Segment: Container Form (SAC-47), Container Material (SAC-48) and Container Common Name (SAC-49)
      • Update codes in HL70912 for use in PRT-4; ballot related comment because of change from use of ROL-3; In addition we need to add more codes in support of the IHE LCC profile and anyone else who is trying to use PRT instead of fields in ORC, OBR and OBX segments

      • Add new code to HL70203 for Filler Group Number

      • Add new code X (Non-Binary) to existing Table HL70001 – Administrative Sex

        • It appears that two of the proposals in the zip are duplicate. Both requesting include code for Non-Binary in Table HL70001
    • Proposals related to V3 and FHIR:

      • Add Privacy Mark, Controlled Unclassified Information, and Security Label Mark Value Sets to v3 and FHIR.

      • Remove 2 concepts from ActCode_ActPolicyType_ActConsent_ActDecision.

      • Add the concept “Common Law” to the V3 Code System MaritalStatus and change the v3 MaritalStatus value set (2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.12212) to an intentional definition.

      • Update the definition of code UN in the V3 code system AdministrativeGender to use the phrase “intersex” instead of “hermaphrodite.”


HIMSS Updates

  • Held February 11-15, 2019 in Orlando

Project Updates:

  • Review of current projects - found on home page here.

Co-chair elections reminder:

  • Co-chair elections - two spots coming up for re-election in May 2019
  • Nominations due February 27th (more important dates here)
Balloting timelineBalloting schedule:
  • NIBs due February 17 (complete)
  • Harmonization initial proposals due February 11, final proposals due March 8, harmonization meeting March 11 (review proposals on Feb 22 call)
  • Co-chair nominations due February 27 (February 22 is deadline to notify headquarters of any change in co-chair appointment number)
  • Final ballot content deadline March 24
  • Ballot consensus group signup February 27 – March 28
  • ballot opens for comment March 31 (voting closes April 29).
Future WG meetingMontreal May 4th through May 11th