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Call Details (Combined CQI-CDS Call inviting CIMI and Pharmacy):

Zoom link


Minutes from last meeting: 2020-05-08 Meeting Minutes

Agenda Topics 

Agenda Outline

Agenda Item

  • CQI has now switched to Zoom for weekly meetings - see call information above for all CQI calls. 
  • Co-chair nominations open through June 15
  • CMS Annual Update was published 7 May
    • 57 eCQMs: 9 EH-CAH, 1 EH-CAH-Hybrid, 47 EP-EC

FHIR Quality Measure IG

For Vote: Publication version is ready for review and vote - CI Build: - CQI WG notified during the May 23, 2020 call.

All ballot comments were voted on as of the CQI meeting on 5/1/2020 and the reconciliation spreadsheet posted to the ballot desktop.  Quality Measure IG Jira Issues Filter

For Vote: FHIR Quality Measure Implementation Guide Publication Request



  • J#26304 (Add Guidance on using contained resources when transacting data) (ehaas) Persuasive - take offline to completed
  • J#26092 (Clarification needeed in incremental reporting section ) (celine_lefebvre) Persuasive with Modification
  • J#26076 (How will these records be stored? ) (celine_lefebvre) Persuasive with Modification - taken offline to complete

4Quality Measure Reporting Informative White Paper Ballot
5Gaps in Care 

Project confluence page

Gaps in Care Meetings and Minutes

Gaps In Care Supporting Materials

6QI-Core / QUICK Update

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

  • Findings from Clinical Reasoning Connectathon and use of FHR Shorthand to author QI-Core IG
  • Update discussion with CIMI regarding CIMI progress on data model, additional profiles - discuss methods for determining performer of actions (practitioner, patient, relatedPerson, Device)
  • Next steps for QI-Core authoring / QUICK

Clinical Reasoning FHIR Resources (owned by CQI)

  • Measure
  • MeasureReport 

Specific recommendations from FHIR Connectathon24

Individual issues - Check with Bryn

  • Measure Resource
  • MeasureReport Resource

STU comments:  #1972#1973

QRDA I STU 5.2 Errata update 

9New PSS for January 2021 Ballot; NIB for September 2020 BallotTBD
10Other topics - probably move to CDS WG agenda this week?
  • Vote to support removal of support for prior version of FHIR (DSTU2 and STU3) from the DTR PSS and the DTR IG
11CQL (perhaps move the CDS WG call)?
12SANER Project

Discuss COVID-19 project managed by Patient Administration WG (uses FHIR Measure and Measure Report): 

Project Page for Situation Awareness for Novel Epidemic Response FHIR IG


Decision Making Practices -

Changes to the eVoting section

Update about the proposed changes to the eVoting section of the Decision Making Practices (DMPs)
14Project 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) - Considering new PSS for metadata for Apps: Marketplace Product Packaging and Metadata

15Balloting 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

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...................................

Minutes Approved as Presented