Chair: Floyd Eisenberg
Scribe: Juliet Rubini
Meeting ID: 817 3824 8324
Minutes from last meeting: 2020-06-19 Meeting Minutes
|1||Announcements||Floyd reviewed the announcements|
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites you to the “Cooking with Clinical Quality Language (CQL): or How to express Electronic Clinical Quality Measures eCQMs using Clinical Quality Language (CQL), Quality Data Model (QDM) and Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) webinar.
The Cooking with CQL series provides an interactive environment for measure developers. The upcoming sessions will feature open discussion from subject matter experts on CQL and FHIR and will show examples on how to express eCQMs using CQL and FHIR as well as how QDM concepts can be represented using FHIR resources and take questions from the audience.
Register for the webinar taking place on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM ET:
Preview the examples that we will review at our upcoming session on the CQL Formatting and Usage Wiki: https://github.com/cqframework/CQL-Formatting-and-Usage-Wiki/wiki/Cooking-with-CQL-Examples. Please submit CQL-related questions and suggested examples to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any other questions or need additional information about this webinar, please contact Amira Elhagmusa at email@example.com or 614-424-4855.
|2||COVID-19 FHIR IG PSS Update - Seeking vote on potential CQI co-sponsorship (Susan Matney)||COVID-19 Case Reporting FHIR IG PSS and obtain O&O approval (https://confluence.hl7.org/display/CR/COVID+19+FHIR+IG). The FHIR IG can be found here (https://covid-19-ig.logicahealth.org/toc.html).|
Susan reviewed the content of this COVID19 project proposal. Set of profiles around case reporting. Asking whether CQI wants to be an interested party of co-sponsor. Discussion ensued around whether this project is relevant to CQI work directly - like QI Core.
Motion for CQI to be a co-sponsor with periodic updates: Gay Dolin/ Viet Nguyen; amendment from Gay to also include updates as content is relevant to CQI and measures; Viet agreed 25-0-0
|3||Clinical Steering Division/ Technical Steering Committee|
Each Work Group within the four steering divisions (Clinical, Administrative, Infrastructure, Organizational Support) shall return a single submission that identifies the candidate it wishes to elect to represent their Steering Division on the Technical Steering Committee.
eVote link (via survey monkey): https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WP7L7R2
Survey is open until Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 5:00 PM ET - one vote per CQI WG member.
|Floyd provided an overview of the Clinical Steering Division and Technical Steering Committee roles and why we are having a survey monkey vote. Floyd encouraged all CQI members to vote by July 19th.|
FHIR Quality Measure IG
Publication request was approved on 5/29/2020
Status update on technical issues for publication
|Bryn provided an updated on the status. Technical QA issues are being resolved.|
Status update on technical issues for publication
Yan provided an update on behalf of Eric. Working through technical QA issues and US Core publication.
DEQM IG - Gaps in Care
DEQM IG - Gaps in Care http://build.fhir.org/ig/HL7/davinci-deqm/branches/gic-branch/
|Yan provided an update on September ballot dates for this content. Next deadline is July 28 to complete IG and deliver to sponsoring workgroup (CQI). Yan walked through the latest Gaps in Care build changes found here: http://build.fhir.org/ig/HL7/davinci-deqm/branches/gic-branch/|
|7||Outcome Criteria Framework - FHIR IG (Gay Dolin) - To consider vote for approval||Bob provided an overview of the IG proposal and PSS. gay moved that we approve the FHIR IG proposal form; Stan Rankins seconded; motion carries with vote 23-0-0.|
CQL-based HQMF Release 1, STU 3 - US Realm (used for measures for reporting/performance year 2020 - QDM 5.4) Expires August 3, 2020 - Publication/Extension Request: CQL-Based HQMF Implementation Guide Publication Request
CQL-based HQMF Release 1, STU 4 - US Realm (used for measures for reporting/performance years 2021 and 2022 - QDM 5.5) Expires July 3, 2021 - May need extension request by July 2021
|Floyd reviewed the need for an extension request on CQL based HQMF R1 STU3. Motion to approve the extension request; Peter Muir; Bryn Rhodes second; Zahid asked for discussion around what happens to a standard when it expires, Floyd demonstrated; motion carries 23-0-0|
|9||Quality Measure Reporting Informative White Paper Ballot|
Individual items for consideration:
Block vote #2
moved to approve the block vote of 15 items; Rob Samples/ Juliet Rubini, motion carries 23-0-0
FHIR-27379 Rob Samples moved to approve as disposed, Javier Espina seconded; motion carries 23-0-0
FHIR-27403 Rob Samples moved to approve as disposed, Ivan Zapreev seconded; motion carries 23-0-0
FHIR-27402 Rob Samples moved to approve as disposed, Ivan Zapreev seconded; motion carries 21-0-0
FHIR-27366 Rob Samples moved to approve as disposed, Javier Espina seconded; motion carries 20-0-0
FHIR-27420 tracker was discussed regarding structure of document and how the summary and subsequent sections seem to be all one section; a proposed resolution was developed; Rob Samples moved to approve as disposed, Javier Espina seconded; motion carries 19-0-0
Clinical Reasoning FHIR Resources (owned by CQI)
Specific recommendations from FHIR Connectathon24
Individual issues - Deferred to future call
Publication announcement and schematron release
QI-Core / QUICK Update
Review of current projects - found on home page here.
Balloting schedule (confirm on HL7 Calendars):
Approvals for September 2020 and January 2021 Ballot Cycles: