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HL7 Clinical Quality Information Workgroup 
CQI Co-chairs: Patty Craig, Floyd Eisenberg, KP Sethi, Juliet Rubini, Yan Heras 
Meeting Chair: KP Sethi
Meeting Scribe: Floyd Eisenberg

CQI Hosted CIMI and CDS

Minutes

  • Roll call and Introductions
  • CQL-based HQMF Ballot Reconciliation led by Bryn Rhodes (link to amalgamated comments here)----
  1. Comment #1 - Using CQL - persuasive 
  2. Comment # 2 - include change log based on STU comments applied - persuasive
  3. Comment # 3 - QDM - add Related person (add an example) - persuasive
  4. Comment # 4 - QDM - add Relevant dateTime from QDM - persuasive
  5. Comment # 5 - QDM - show example of how to manage RelevantPeriod OR RelevantDateTime - persuasive
  6. Comment # 6 - duplicate of 13 - persuasive
  7. Comment # 7 - remove contractor-specific information - persuasive
  8. Comment # 9 - Ratio Measure components (denominator exclusion) - Considered-Question Answered
  9. Comment # 8 - Guidance - reference to vocabularies to use with eCQMs - reference CMS Measures Management Blueprint - persuasive
  10. Comment # 10 - Modify guidance consistently across volumes - persuasive
  11. Comment # 11 - Typo (hyphen) - persuasive
  12. Comment # 12 - Typo (hyphen) - persuasive
  13. Comment # 13 - Phrasing (duplicate of #6) - persuasive with mod
  14. Comment # 14 - Clarification - persuasive
  15. Comment # 15 - Hyperlinks give errors - persuasive
  16. Comment # 16 - use of "Direct Referenced" - where present - change to "direct reference" 
  17. Comment # 17 - typo - persuasive
  18. Comment # 18 - typo - persuasive
  19. Comment # 19 - change "measure" to "HQMF" - persuasive
  20. Comment # 20 - correct footnote - persuasive
  21. Comment # 21 - typo - persuasive
  22. Comment # 22 - use of "all-or-none" Vs "all-or-nothing" - persuasive
  23. Comment # 23 - clarification (define RFC) - persuasive
  24. Comment # 24 - typo - persuasive
  25. Comment # 25 - typo - persuasive
  26. Comment # 28 - bullet numbering system off - persuasive
  27. Comment # 30 - typo - persuasive 

Bryn Rhodes moved to approve all dispositions cited above for CQL-based HQMF

Juliet Rubini seconded

Vote - 7-0-3 (approve - against - abstentions)

Plan Definition Discussion brought by representatives from FDA - Biomedical Research (BR&R)

  • The plan definition resource is "too clinically oriented" and describes background and content from a clinical perspective and the group wants to submit comments to tweak the wording to be more generic. 
  • They want to discuss with the CDS workgroup before they submit tracker items
  • They have suggestions for what the wording tweaks should be for the items they want to modify
  • Resolution - submit tracker items

Notifications

  • None

Action Items

  • None

Meeting Adjourned:   16:55 (4:55pm)