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  1. FHIR Specification Feedback
  2. FHIR-26342

Population criteria terminology harmonization

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    • Type: Change Request
    • Status: Published (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Highest
    • Resolution: Persuasive
    • Specification:
      US Quality Measures (FHIR)
    • Raised in Version:
      0.1
    • Work Group:
      Clinical Quality Information
    • Related Page(s):
      eCQM Basics
    • Related Section(s):
      3.4.3.1
    • Resolution Description:
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      Remove references to the abbreviations for population criteria, in favor of explicit reference to the population criteria names throughout.

      Also recommend alignment with this approach in Bonnie, eCQM Measure Logic & Guidance, and the Blueprint.

      Updated diagrams (2 process, 2 population flow) as reviewed by CQI WG April 24, 2020 and add descriptive text about usage. Also update the CQL definitions conformance requirements (#8) and population criteria definitions.  

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      Remove references to the abbreviations for population criteria, in favor of explicit reference to the population criteria names throughout. Also recommend alignment with this approach in Bonnie, eCQM Measure Logic & Guidance, and the Blueprint. Updated diagrams (2 process, 2 population flow) as reviewed by CQI WG April 24, 2020 and add descriptive text about usage. Also update the CQL definitions conformance requirements (#8) and population criteria definitions.  
    • Resolution Vote:
      Rob McClure/Floyd Eisenberg: 28-0-1
    • Change Category:
      Enhancement
    • Change Impact:
      Non-substantive

      Description

      Consider harmonization of the initial population abbreviation- IPOP (this IG), IP (Blueprint, eCQM Logic and Guidance), and IPP (Bonnie). IPOP is less likely to be confused with inpatient (IP) and does not limit to inital 'patient' population.

      Existing Wording:

      Initial Population (IPOP)

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              Assignee:
              bryn.rhodes Bryn Rhodes
              Reporter:
              angela_flanagan Angela Flanagan
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