Revised 2014 Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) Now Available
AHRQ, in collaboration with CMS, the National Library of Medicine, and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, maintains the Meaningful Use Portal in the United States Health Information Knowledgebase (USHIK). USHIK presents the updated 2014 clinical quality measures (CQM) data elements and their value sets. The April 1 release of the most recent versions of the 2014 CQMs may be downloaded in these file formats: HL7’s HQMF (xml); Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise’s Sharing Value Sets (xml); Adobe (pdf); Excel (xls); and Comma separated values (csv). The USHIK also provides a single flat-file format containing all of the new 2014 CQM clinical concepts and their value sets, organized by CQM name and ID and by vocabulary code system (such as ICD-9-CM, SNOMED CT, RxNORM). The flat file is available for download in csv format, xml format (with schema), and as an Excel spreadsheet. Select to access USHIK.