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Library alias guidance - QM #141

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    • Change Request
    • Status: Published (View Workflow)
    • Medium
    • Resolution: Persuasive
    • US Quality Measures (FHIR)
    • STU3
    • Clinical Quality Information
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    • 2.1.2
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      Add a conformance requirement to say that Libraries SHALL use a "called" clause for all included libraries and the name SHOULD be consistent across usage.

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      Add a conformance requirement to say that Libraries SHALL use a "called" clause for all included libraries and the name SHOULD be consistent across usage.
    • Bryn Rhodes/Ben Hamlin: 19-0-0
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      Existing Wording: CQL allows users to reference library level identifiers in different libraries through use of the included libraries name or alias. No specific direction is provided in the IG about what mechanism should be used.

      Proposed Wording: Recommend adding a requirement that an included library's alias be used for referencing library level identifiers in the libary.

      Comment:

      For harmonization, we recommend adopting the requirement that a included library's alias (instead of the included library's name) be used for referencing library level identifiers in the libary. For example:

      include MATGlobalCommonFunctions version '2.0.000' called Global

      define "Encounter Less Than 2 Days":

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