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A National Repository of Widely-Shareable, Computable CDS

CDS Connect is an AHRQ-sponsored project to collect, build, store and make available a wide range of Clinical Decision Support (CDS) artifacts in both human-readable and computable forms. This HIMSS18 presentation led by Rob McCready, MITRE and Edwin Lomotan, MD, AHRQ demonstrates the CDS Connect Repository.

Cypress: New Features, Clinical Quality Language Support, and Burden Reduction

The transition from the Quality Data Model to Clinical Quality Language (CQL) will impact health IT vendors implementing electronic clinical quality measures. David Czulada and Sam Sayer from MITRE discuss incorporating CQL into Cypress and the health IT certification program in this HIMSS18 presentation.

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.

Predictive Analytics for Mental Health Outcomes: A Case for Novel Applications of the Hedonometer

Learn about the latest collaborative pursuit between Computational StoryLab at the University of Vermont and MITRE in applying the Hedonometer as an initial screening tool to identify veterans at greatest risk to attempt suicide. A HIMSS18 presentation by Josh Park and Lisa Tompkins-Brown from MITRE.

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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