Electronic Quality Measures on USHIK Web Site

A new set of draft electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) have been posted for public comment on AHRQ's United States Health Information Knowledgebase (USHIK) Web site.

Select the draft measures tab to access and comment on a draft measure in USHIK, and select the individual measure to view and provide comments.

Users can also submit feedback (select "got feedback") directly at the Web site the Office of the National Coordinator uses to track issues or bugs associated with the eCQMs.

The new draft eCQMs posted for comment are:

  • HIV Screening.
  • HIV Screening for Patients with Sexually Transmitted Infection.
  • Oral Health Sealant for Children between 6–9 years.
  • Oral Health Care Continuity for Children between 2–20 years.

USHIK is an online, publicly accessible registry and repository of health care-related metadata, specifications, and standards. AHRQ funds and directs it with management support and engagement from numerous public and private partners.

Select to access the USHIK Web site.

Page last reviewed November 2014
Internet Citation: Electronic Quality Measures on USHIK Web Site. November 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/ushik.html