Clinical Quality Language Release 1 (Development Build)

Clinical Quality Language Specification, published by Clinical Decision Support WG. This is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 1.5.0). This version is based on the current content of https://github.com/HL7/cql/ and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

Clinical Decision Support Work GroupMaturity Level: NStandards Status: Normative Ballot

Clinical Quality Language (CQL)

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HL7 Standard: Clinical Quality Language Specification, Release 1 Normative Ballot (CQL 1.5)

May 2020 Publication

HL7 Normative Specification

Sponsored by:

Clinical Decision Support and Clinical Quality Information Work Groups

in collaboration with the Health and Human Services Standards and Interoperability Framework Clinical Quality Framework Initiative

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Identifying Information for Specification:

Specification Name and Release Number: HL7 Standard: Clinical Quality Language Specification, Release 1 (CQL 1.5)

Realm: Universal

Ballot Level: Normative

Ballot Cycle: May 2020

Specification Date: May 2020

Co-Chair (CDS):

Guilherme Del Fiol, MD, PhD
University of Utah Health Care
guilherme.delfiol@utah.edu

Co-Chair (CDS):

Robert Jenders, MD, MS
jenders@ucla.edu

Co-Chair (CDS):

Kensaku Kawamoto, MD, PhD
University of Utah Health Care
kensaku.kawamoto@utah.edu

Co-Chair (CDS):

Howard Strasberg
Walters Kluwer Health
howard.strasberg@wolterskluwer.com

Co-Chair (CQI):

Patricia Craig
The Joint Commission
pcraig@jointcommission.org

Co-Chair (CQI):

Floyd Eisenberg
iParsimony LLC
FEisenberg@iParsimony.com

Co-Chair (CQI):

Chris Millet
chris@thelazycompany.com

Co-Chair (CQI):

Walter Suarez, MD, MPH
Kaiser Permanente
walter.q.suarez@kp.org

Co-Chair (CQI):

Kanwarpreet Sethi

Lantana Consulting Group

Co-Chair (ITS):

Paul Knapp
Knapp Consulting Inc.
pknapp@pknapp.com

Co-Chair (ITS):

Dale Nelson

Lantana Consulting Group

Co-Chair (ITS):

Andy Stechishin
HL7 Canada

Co-Author:

Bryn Rhodes

Database Consulting Group

Co-Author:

Chris Moesel

The MITRE Corporation
cmoesel@mitre.org

Co-Author:

Marc Hadley

The MITRE Corporation

Co-Author:

Mark Kramer

The MITRE Corporation

Co-Author:

Robert Dingwell

The MITRE Corporation

Co-Editor:

Aziz Boxwala, PhD
Meliorix
aziz.boxwala@meliorix.com

Acknowledgments

The authors wish to recognize the S&I Framework Clinical Quality Framework Initiative Work Group and the HL7 Clinical Decision Support, Clinical Quality Improvement, and Implementable Technology Specifications Work Groups for their contributions to this document.

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