Draft Electronic Quality Measures Available for Public Comment on USHIK Website
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) website. To access and comment on a draft measure, select the draft measures tab in USHIK and select the individual measure to view and provide comments. To submit feedback, select “provide feedback” on the individual measure’s page and fill out the form. Users can also submit feedback directly at thewebsite the Office of the National Coordinator uses to track issues or bugs associated with the eCQMs. The new draft eCQMs that have been posted for comment are:
- HIV Screening
- HIV Screening for Patients with Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI)
- 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.