Comment Period on Health IT Enabled Quality Measurement Extended to September 21
AHRQ has issued a one-month extension on ways to improve quality measurement through health IT in the Federal Register for "Request for Information (RFI) on Quality Measurement Enabled by Health IT." Originally due by August, 21, the comment period is now open through September 21. The RFI seeks ideas and input from stakeholders such as health IT system developers, vendors, payers, quality measure developers, clinicians, and health care consumers, on successful strategies and remaining challenges in the creation of health IT-enabled quality measure development and reporting. An AHRQ-hosted webinar on July 31 provided background on the RFI and highlights of the report Quality Measurement Enabled by Health IT: Overview, Possibilities, and Challenges. Select to access the background report. Select to access the archived webinar. Select to access the August 22 Federal Register notice extending the comment period.