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Chair: Yan Heras

Scribe: @Patty Craig

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

Agenda Outline

Agenda Item

  1. DEQM implementation guide  STU1 (FHIR STU3-based) is published
  2. February Ballot Cycle is now open: Dec 27, 2019 - Jan 27, 2020
2QI-Core September 2019 Ballot Reconciliation


DEQM for FHIR STU 3 now published:
4Gaps in Care update

Project confluence page

Gaps In Care Supporting Materials

5FHIR Quality Measure IG

FHIR Quality Measure IG now published for FHIR STU 3:

R4 version in ballot:


CMS/HL7 Connectathon (Baltimore) January 7-8, 2020 

HL7 Sydney February 2-3 2020-02 Connectathon 23

8Quality Measure Reporting White Paper (new project)

Consider developing a white paper to make the case for FHIR quality reporting. Looking for feedback.

The CQI Quality Sub-group suggested this is a valuable product and that it needs visibility beyond the membership of CQI. There is significant interest in the topic and it fits well into the general FHIR strategy for HL7 as an organization (i.e., not just CQI).   FHIR-Based Quality Reporting White Paper.

9CQL Specification Status

Update on the STU comments for CQL Specification (

CQL 1.4 Errata - status update

10Old Gaps in Care 

Still need to remove CDA based Gaps in Care project (Project 1427)

11STU Comments and Tracker Items

QRDA Category III STU 2.1:

  • Comments as of January 3rd - None

QRDA Category I STU 5.0

  • Comments as of January 3rd - None

QRDA Category I STU 5.1

  • Comments as of January 3rd - None

CQL-based HQMF STU 3

  • Comments as of January 3rd - None

CQL-based HQMF STU 4

  • Comments as of January 3rd - None
12February WGM -Sydney

DRAFT CQI Agenda February 2020 WGM (Sydney, Australia)

Please participate In this Doodle Poll to indicate if your are going to the Australia meeting. Note that entries are visible only to the creator of the Doodle Poll.  All individuals indicating they will attend will receive an email 1 week in advance of the meeting with the list of those attending.

Doodle Poll link: 

13Project Updates

Review of current projects - found on home page here.


  1. CQI FHIR Quality Measure Project Subgroup calls:
    1. Call Information: 
  2. DEQM / DaVinci calls: 
  3. Gaps in Care DaVinci calls: 
  4. Cross Workgroups Project WG (now managing US Core balloting)

14Balloting 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
  • November 17, 2019 - FHIR IGs substantially complete
  • November 25, 2019 - Consensus Group (Ballot commenter) 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 26, 2019 - Consensus Group (Ballot Commenter) sign-up closes.
  • December 27, 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
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