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Chair:  Yan Heras

Scribe:   Patricia Craig

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Phone Number: +1 646-558-8656
Participant Passcode: 777 414 2910

Meeting ID: 817 3824 8324

Minutes from last meeting: 2020-08-21 Meeting Minutes

Agenda Topics 

Agenda Outline

Agenda Item

  • September 2020 Ballot Open from Friday, August 14, 2020  to Monday, September 14, 2020
  • HL7 Gender Harmony Project (project page here) is seeking input on a proposed set of values for recording gender identity in clinical systems.  Please participate in the survey here:  (Survey seeking input until Sept. 30th)
  • September WGM and Connectathon
  • Request for input for USCDI (US Clinical Data for Interoperability) V2 by October 9, 2020:
  • Consider cancelling:
    • September 4 Friday CQI WG session (1 week before Connectathon)
    • September 11 Friday CQI WG session (during Connectathon)
    • September 25 Friday CQI WG session (during virtual WGM)
  • Co-chair updates
  • Argonaut Accelerator update on the active 2020 projects (Bulk Data, Granular Controls, Patient Lists):


DEQM IG/ DEQM IG Gaps in Care

Status update: 

3Quality Measure Reporting Informative White Paper Ballot

FHIR-Based Quality Reporting White Paper :

All comment resolution completed August 21, 2020.

Consider vote to approve:

  1. Reconciliation spreadsheet  FHIR Guidance-Quality Reporting Release 1 US Realm.xls (CQI WG notified Friday August 21, 2020 4:43 EDT email to listserve) 
  2. Publication version of the updated Information guide  FHIR-based Quality Measurement v1.12_CQI_24Aug2020 CQI WG notified Friday August 21, 2020 4:43 EDT email to listserve), updated Monday August 24 at 5:09 PM EDT.
  3. Publication request

Withdraw of negative ballot votes has been requested - As of August 24, 2020 vote count:

  • Affirmative (60) 33.3%
  • Negative (11) 6.11%
  • Abstain (67) 37.22%
  • No Vote Returned (42) 23.33%
  • Quorum - 76.67%

Clinical Reasoning FHIR Resources (owned by CQI)

  • Measure
  • MeasureReport 

Specific recommendations from FHIR Connectathon24

Individual issues - Deferred to future call

  • Measure Resource
  • MeasureReport Resource

Ballot statistics: CQL Ballot Reconciliation

Ballot reconciliation topics. Jira issues

Status update:

  • CDS did not proceed with approving the publication request for "HL7 Cross-Paradigm Specification: Clinical Quality Language, Release 1" during the CDS meeting on 8/26
6FHIR Connectathon 25 Planning Update
7September Virtual WGM (September 21 - 25)

Considerations for meetings (alone or joint with other WGs) during the virtual WGM.

Options: September 2020 Virtual WGM Agenda - CQI

All workgroup agendas: WGM Information - September 2020 Virtual

8Project Updates

Review of current projects - found on home page here.


US Core errata package has been referred to the Co-chair list:

2020-07-30 Meeting Minutes/Agenda

US Core Errata ver 3.1.1


QI-Core CI Build

QI-Core IG STU4 (v4.0.0 for FHIR 4.0.1)

QI-Core STU 3 - expired June 4, 2020 - QI-Core Implementation Guide: STU 3.2 (v3.2.0 for FHIR 3.0.1)

FMG approved extension request on 6/24, TSC approved 6/29.

Errata version of QI-Core once US Core publishes their errata in early July (7/9)

FHIR Quality Measure IG

Quality Measure STU2 for FHIR R4 IG (Feb 2020)

Quality Measure STU1 for FHIR STU3 IG


  1. CQI FHIR Quality Measure Project Subgroup calls:
    1. Call Information: 
  2. Combined Gaps in Care DaVinci and DEQM calls: 
  3. Cross Workgroups Project WG (now managing US Core balloting) - Considering new PSS for metadata for Apps: Marketplace Product Packaging and Metadata

9Balloting timeline

Balloting schedule (confirm on HL7 Calendars):

Approvals for September 2020 and January 2021 Ballot Cycles:

PSS Deadline Dates for Future Ballots
September 2020 Ballot Cycle
April 19, 2020
TSC Approval of the PSS
July 5, 2020
NIB Deadline
July 13 - August 13, 2020
Ballot sign-up period
July 28 - August 6, 2020
FHIR ballot content QA 
August 7 - August 11, 2020
FHIR ballot content QA change application
August 9, 2020
Final content due for September ballot
August 14 - September 14, 2020
Ballot comment period

January 2021 Ballot Cycle

June 5, 2020
Submit Work Group Approved PSS to the PMO
August 23, 2020
TSC Approval of the PSS
November 1, 2020
NIB Deadline
May 2021 Ballot Cycle
October 9, 2020
Submit Work Group Approved PSS to the PMO
December 18, 2020
TSC Approval of the PSS
NIB Deadline...................................

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