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Bonnie: Tips for Debugging Clinical Quality Language eCQMs

The transition from the Quality Data Model to Clinical Quality Language (CQL) will impact health IT vendors implementing electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs). James Bradley and Sam Sayer from MITRE discuss common errors found in CQL logic and will provide tips for debugging CQL eCQMs in Bonnie in this HIMSS18 presentation..

Getting Started with CQL: Technical Implementation for Vendors

Transitioning from the Quality Data Model to Clinical Quality Language (CQL) impacts health IT vendors who implement electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQM). This HIMSS18 presentation by James Bradley, MITRE and Bryn Rhodes, ESAC provides an overview of the CQL architecture, building a CQL execution engine, and using Open Source execution engines—focusing on the JavaScript execution engine used in Bonnie.

CMS eCQM Strategy: The Future of eCQMs

CMS is developing an electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) strategy, focused on decreasing provider burden and improving the value and usability of eCQMs. This HIMSS18 presentation by Debbie Krauss (CMS) and Sam Sayer, MITRE provides an overview of the approach, stakeholder feedback, and proposed future state for eCQM development, reporting, and supporting tools.

Empowering Patients: Rural Healthcare and Chronic Conditions

Engaging patients in the management of chronic care in rural areas. This HIMSS18 presentation by session by Kristina Sheridan and Luz Mahecha-Martinez from MITRE provides a discussion of the potential barriers to adopt patient-facing tools in rural health centers, the value of conducting usability tests to mitigate these barriers, and a discussion of clinical studies needed to evaluate the impact of these tools.

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