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Measure Development and Maintenance: General Information

  • Measure Lifecycle: An Iterative and Interactive Approach to Measure Development slides - November 2022
  • Quality Measures in Action: How CMS Uses Quality Measures to Inform the Public and Drive Quality Improvement slides / YouTube - September 2022
  • iQuality Improvement & Innovation Group (iQIIG) slides / YouTube - September 2022
  • Gravity Project slides / [YouTube]- August 2022
  • Meaningful Measures 2.0 and Cascade of Measures slides / YouTube - June 2022
  • The New CMS Measures Management System Website - The CMS MMS Hub slides / YouTube - May 2022
  • Quality Measures: How They Are Developed, Used and Maintained (QM101) - May 2022
  • CMS MMS Blueprint Quickstart Guide - May 2022
  • CMS Public Webinar – Rural Health: How CMS Initiatives Improve the Way We Measure and Address Gaps in Care slides / YouTube - April 2022
  • Improving the Way We View CMS Measures: A CMS Measures Inventory Tool (CMIT) Demo slides / YouTube - March 2022
  • 2022 MERIT Demonstration and From PROMs to PRO-PMs: Developing Patient-Reported Outcome Performance Measures (PRO-PMs) slides / YouTube - February 2022
  • When the Journey is the Destination: Tackling the Complexities Associated with Diagnostic Performance Measurement slides / YouTube - January 2022
  • Population Health Measures: What They Are and Why They Matter slides / YouTube - October 2021
  • Overcoming Common Challenges in the Measure Development Lifecycle slides / YouTube - September 2021
  • CMS Public Webinar: Driving Quality in the US: How CMS Evaluates its Measure Portfolio slides - July 2021
  • Impact Assessment of CMS Quality and Efficiency Measures YouTube - July 2021
  • A New Method to Improve Measurement of Race-and-Ethnicity in CMS Data and Applications to Inequalities in Quality of Care slides / YouTube - June 2021 
  • CMS Public Webinar: CMS Quality Measurement – Where It’s Headed and How We Will Get There slides / YouTube - June 2021
  • Understanding Qualified Registries and QCDRs and their Role in MIPS slides / YouTube - April 2021
  • PROs, PROMs, and PRO-PMs: Demystifying Terminology and Best Practices around Patient-Reported Data slides / YouTube - March 2021
  • Transforming Measurement for Better Care: Lessons Learned About Patient-Centered Measurement slides / YouTube - February 2021
  • Making Measures More Person-Centered: Applying Human Centric Design Principles to the Development Process slides YouTube - February 2020
  • Patient-Reported Outcomes in Performance Management slides February 2019

Measure Lifecycle Resources by Stage

Measure Conceptualization

  • Maximizing Efficiency of Information Gathering with the De Novo Measure Scan (DNMS) slides / YouTube –January 2021
  • AUA Measure Development: PSA Screening Shared Decision Making Measures slides – February 2018

Measure Specification

  • Specifying Your Measure: How to Create Clear and Unambiguous Measure Specifications slides / YouTube - August 2021
  • Respecifying Measures to Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) slides / YouTube – August 2020

Measure Testing

  • Measure Testing Problems and Solutions slides/ YouTube - July 2022

Measure Implementation

  • Introducing the Clinical Quality Bundle & Pre-Rulemaking Updates slides – March 2019

Measure Use, Continuing Evaluation, and Maintenance

  • Measure Evaluation During Maintenance & the CMS National Impact Assessment  YouTube – July 2019


Digital Quality Measurement

CMS Public Webinar - Strategic Roadmap for Advancing Digital Quality Measurement slides/ YouTube - August 2022

Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) 

  • Electronic Clinical Quality Improvement (eCQI) Resource Center Updates slides - April 2022
Last Updated: Dec 2022