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Chair: @Paul Denning

Scribe: Patty Craig

Dial-in number (US):  770-657-9270 pass code 217663

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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
  3. Upcoming meeting cancellations - Friday, January 31st and Friday, February 7th - to accommodate Sydney WGM
2QI-Core September 2019 Ballot Reconciliation


4Gaps in Care 

Project confluence page

Gaps In Care Supporting Materials

Recording of DEQM Overview

Old Gaps in Care: As of 1/13/2020 project has been deactivated and Dave Hamill aware for Project Insight record keeping (Project 1427)

5FHIR Quality Measure IG

FHIR Quality Measure IG now published for FHIR STU 3:

R4 version in ballot:

Jira issues for QM IG

  • 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

HL7 Sydney February 2-3 2020-02 Connectathon 23

8Quality Measure Reporting White Paper (new project)

FHIR-Based Quality Reporting White Paper (petition for inclusion in May 2020 Ballot cycle has been submitted)

Upcoming ballot milestones:

NIB due March 1st

Initial ballot content due March 15th

9CQL Specification Status

Update on the STU comments for CQL Specification (

CQL 1.4 Errata - status update

11February 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: 

12Project 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)

13Balloting 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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