Wed, Nov 10

Roadmap to the Future: ...

NCQA is embarking on a mission to enhance quality measurement by enabling technical specifications to use standardized electronic clinical data captured during care delivery and exchanged using standard formats and measure logic.

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Roadmap to the Future: Leveraging Electronic Clinical Data for Quality Measurement

NCQA is embarking on a mission to enhance quality measurement by enabling technical specifications to use standardized electronic clinical data captured during care delivery and exchanged using standard formats and measure logic. In this course, we discuss the path forward for leveraging electronic clinical data for measurement and care improvement.

While not required, learners may find it helpful to attend live, or view the recording of, the NCQA Digital Quality Primer Session being offered on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 prior to attending the Roadmap to the Future – Leveraging Electronic Clinical Data for Quality Measurement on November 10, 2021. If you are registered for the Quality Innovation Series all Access Pass or the Digital Quality Chapter, you can access this webinar for free.

Click here to access the Quality Innovation Series registration page to register or review the full course content.

Sponsorship Support

NCQA thanks Bayer and i2i Population Health for their generous support which helped make this course and the Quality Innovation Series possible.

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What You Will Learn

  • Summarize NCQA's strategy to leverage electronic clinical data in HEDIS.
  • Discuss key findings from ECDS reporting for MY 2020.
  • Outline strategies and best practices around clinical data sharing.
  • List at least four resources available to support adoption of electronic clinical data.


Fern McCree, MPH

Fern McCree is a Senior Research Associate in the Performance Measurement department at NCQA. Ms. McCree leads maintenance and development of quality performance measures for NCQA. She manages ongoing work to develop and promote NCQA’s electronic measurement strategy. Ms. McCree holds a Master of Public Health from The George Washington University and a Bachelor in Science in Public Health Administration from Temple University.

Emily Morden, MSW

Emily Morden is a Senior Health Care Analyst in the Performance Measurement Department at the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).  

She is responsible for the development and maintenance of HEDIS measures primarily addressing geriatric and behavioral health care. Emily also works on efforts to develop and evaluate performance measures for the Medicare Advantage Part C Plan Rating program, working in collaboration and consultation with internal and external advisory panels in order to inform measure development. 

Emily has over 10 years of experience working in the health care field.  Prior to coming to NCQA, Emily was an Associate Program Officer at the Institute of Medicine and worked on several studies examining the quality of health care services for military service members and veterans. Prior to this, Emily worked in clinical roles as a medical social worker for hospice programs and as a counselor in both adult and adolescent mental health treatment facilities.  

Emily holds an M.S.W. degree from Portland State University and a B.A. in sociology from the University of Oregon. 

Continuing Education

This live course grants 1.0 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) points for PCMH Certified Content Experts.  

* Please note – You must attend the entire program to be eligible for total number of contact hours.

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) endorses the Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education which specify that sponsors of continuing medical education activities and presenters at and planners for these activities disclose any relevant financial relationships either party might have with commercial companies whose products or services are discussed in educational presentations.

For sponsors, relevant financial relationships include large research grants, institutional agreements for joint initiatives, substantial gifts, or other relationships that benefit the institution.  For presenters or planning committee members, relevant financial relationships include the receipt of research grants from a commercial company, consultancies, honoraria, travel, or other benefits, or having a self-managed equity interest in a company; or having an immediate family member or partner with such a relationship.

Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone bias in any presentation but is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.

Relevant financial relationships exist with the following companies/organizations:

Fern McCree: None
Emily Morden: None

Additional Planning Committee Member:
Tammy Donnelly: None

This program was developed by NCQA staff.

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