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Chair: Juliet Rubini

Scribe: Patty Craig

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

Agenda Outline

Agenda Item

  1. February Ballot Cycle is now open: Dec 27, 2019 - Jan 27, 2020
    1. Confirm balloting process - use JIRA (filter by ballot) for entering comments, copy and paste JIRA ticket numbers into ballot spreadsheet and submit along with overall ballot vote
    2. Changes from gForge
    3. DRAFT Jira Ballot Process
  2. will be new home for CQI content now on SDWG SVN (similar to )
2QI-Core September 2019 Ballot Reconciliation


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

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:

  • QRDA I STU 5.2 -  the two-week review period ended 12/29/2019
  • Next steps: approval from CDA management group and TSC approval 

CMS/HL7 Connectathon (Baltimore) January 7-8, 2020 - any preliminary report outs?

HL7 Sydney February 2-3 2020-02 Connectathon 23

8Quality Measure Reporting White Paper (new project)

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

10Measure Authoring Tool user interface input requestCynthia Barton - Semantic Bits
11Old Gaps in Care 

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

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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