HIT Standards Committee. Clinical Quality Measures Workgroup Report Jim Walker Karen Kmetik June 22, 2011. ACTIVITIES SINCE LAST REPORT. Joint Hearing on MU1 and needs for MU2 (May 19): Quality MeasuresWG, HITPC Clinical Quality WG, HITSC
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HIT Standards Committee
Clinical Quality Measures Workgroup Report
June 22, 2011
Joint Hearing on MU1 and needs for MU2 (May 19):
Quality MeasuresWG, HITPC
Clinical Quality WG, HITSC
June 20 Code set selection for the fundamental categories of the QDM.
Vocabulary Work Group, HITSC
Working with Vocabulary Task Force to assign code set(s) to the fundamental concepts in the NQF’s Quality Data Model v.3 (QDM)
Work group members
other subject matter experts
First joint meeting June 20.
Review of the QDM’s fundamental concepts for clarity and streamlining under way.
Problem lists: attributes for reconciliation
Patient reported outcomes: including standardized tools for implementation in EHRs
Exclusions: Establish requirements for management of non-standardized patient situations (e.g., participation in clinical trials).
Plan of care: Identify components and standards for documenting care plans.
Longitudinal/delta measures: Identify types, applications, and standards.
Attribution of actions to specific actors
Capacity of EHRs to handle increasingly complex measures