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1Announcement 

CQI FHIR Quality Measure Project Subgroup calls has restarted on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 10-11 AM ET to prepare content for upcoming FHIR Quality Measure IG R4 ballot, and to recommend potential guidance on QI-Core usage.

Call Information: 

2

DEQM IG status update and Block Vote

DEQM IG status update: https://build.fhir.org/ig/HL7/davinci-deqm/

  • Reconciliation package approved at Atlanta meeting Wed. Q2
  • DEQM IG Planning and Important Dates:
    • 10/18 Due - FHIR DEQM IG (FHIR R3 based) content done
    • (10/18-11/1) Uplifting DEQM from FHIR STU3 to FHIR R4 
    • 10/25 Due - Publication request of FHIR STU3 based IG
    • 11/1 Due - FHIR IG (FHIR R4 based) content for CQI WG review
    • 11/17 Due - FHIR IG Substantively Complete  (FHIR R4 based) for the Feb. 2020 ballot cycle
    • 11/17 Due - NIB for Feb. 2020 ballot cycle due

DEQM IG Block Vote (block vote #3 sent out to the listserv on 10/14 by Eric Haas)

  • 21218 value+set+link+broken (Jay Lyle) Considered - No action required
  • 24650 Required+reference+to+patient+in+datax-measurereport-deqm+profile (Robert Samples) Not Persuasive
  • 24859 Need+to+Show+a+FHIR+Bundle+with+Multiple+MeasureReports+where+a+Single+Resource+is+Referenced+by+Both (Linda Michaelsen) Not Persuasive with Mod
  • 23015 Add+a+reference+to+the+valueset-reference+extension+for+dealing+with+negation+of+an+event (Bryn Rhodes) Persuasive
  • 24830 Remove+references+to+HEDIS+profiles (Yan Heras) Persuasive
  • 24910 Remove+R4+profiles+from+the+FHIR+STU3+based+DEQM+IG (Yan Heras) Persuasive
  • 23050 Add+extensions+for+added+types+for+measureScore+in+measureReport (Paul Denning) Persuasive with Mod

DEQM IG title and version: 

  • Eric suggested to use the following as the FHIR STU3 based DEQM IG title and version
    • title: "Data Exchange For Quality Measures Implementation Guide: STU1 (for FHIR 3.0.1)" 
    • version: 1.0.0 

DEQM Tracker Items 

3FHIR Quality Measure IG status update and Block Vote

Status update: http://build.fhir.org/ig/HL7/cqf-measures/

  • Reconciliation package approved at Atlanta meeting Wed. Q2
  • FHIR Quality Measure IG Planning and Important Dates:
    • 10/18 Due - Complete applying changes for FHIR Quality Measure IG (FHIR STU3 based)
    • (10/18- 11/1) Uplifting FHIR Quality Measure IG from FHIR STU3 to FHIR R4 
    • 10/25 Due - Publication request of FHIR STU3 based IG
    • 11/1 Due - FHIR IG (FHIR R4 based) content for CQI WG review
    • 11/17 Due - FHIR IG Substantively Complete  (FHIR R4 based) for the Feb. 2020 ballot cycle
    • 11/17 Due - NIB for Feb. 2020 ballot cycle due

Quality Measure IG Tracker Items

4QRDA I STU 5.1 errata

Status update: 

  • Errata has been published
5US Core Update/Discussion
  • The Standard for Trial Use (STU) update of US Core version 3.0.1 (September ballot) - based on FHIR R4 
    • GF#23858: tracker was approved 9/27/2019 to update QI-Core to include changes and references in the USCore Update
  • The Standard for Trial Use (STU) update of US Core version 3.1.0 (continuous build) - based on FHIR R4
  • Discussion topic:
    • During the review this week, participants brought forward two additional items for Structured Documents to consider:
      • Add HCPCS to US Core Procedure.code value set (GF# 24925)
      • Add ICD to US Core Condition.code value set (GF# 24924)
    • The US Core Condition Profile, and US Core Procedure profile were not in the original proposed scope of the STU update.
    • Structured Documents discussed these updates and approved proceeding with the expansion of scope. A final decision on these trackers will occur on the next Structured Documents call, on 10/17/2019.
6QI-Core September 2019 Ballot Reconciliation

QI-Core IG Block Vote (block vote sent out to the CQI listserv on 10/15 by Rob Samples)

Ballot comments tracker Items for discussions:

7CQL Specification Status

Update on the STU comments for CQL Specification

CQL 1.4 Errata

8Da Vinci - Gaps in Care 

DEQM PSS to support Gaps in Care status update

  • eVote was sent out on 10/7 and will close on 10/18. 

Gaps in Care project update

9February Working Group meeting (Sydney)

DRAFT CQI Agenda February 2020 WGM (Sydney, Australia)

10Project Updates

Review of current projects - found on home page here.

11Balloting timeline

Balloting schedule (confirm on HL7 Calendars):

February 2020 Ballot Cycle

  • November 3, 2019 - FHIR IG Proposals Due
  • November 17, 2019 - NIB Deadline and FHIR IG Proposals Due http://www.hl7.org/special/committees/tsc/ballotmanagement/index.cfm
  • November 17, 2019 - FHIR IGs substantially complete
  • November 25, 2019 - Consensus Group Sign-Up
  • November 29, 2019 - FHIR Ballot Core substantially complete
  • December 3, 2019 - FHIR Connectathon (For February WGM) due
  • December 4, 2019 - Harmonization Meeting
  • December 1, 2019 - Initial Content Due
  • December 8, 2019 - Ballot Resource Reconciliation Deadline
  • December 22, 2019 - Final Ballot Content Deadline
  • December 23, 2019 - Final Content Readiness Sign-off
  • December 24, 2019 - January 27, 2020 - Ballot open for comments
  • February 2-3, 2020 - FHIR Connectathon (Sydney, Australia)

Approvals for May 2020 Ballot Cycle

  • October 4, 2019 - PSS deadline
  • January 5, 2020 - TSC approval for all PSS for May 2020 Ballot Cycle (requires approval by sponsors, co-sponsors, Steering Division, and Management Group, and other groups such as Architectural Review Board if indicated)
12Future WG meeting

Sydney, AUS - February 4 through 7, 2020 (FHIR Connectathon February 2-3, 2020)




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