Archived Webinars 


Measure Authoring Tool Enhancements
April 24, 2012

The National Quality Forum (NQF) hosted a free webinar to discuss the Measure Authoring Tool (MAT) enhancements. The interactive 90-minute session focused on the MAT’s enhanced features, as well as the MAT’s importance in advancing electronic measure (eMeasure) development. The presentation was followed by discussion and a Q&A session.

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eMeasure Implementation Webinar: Implications in Small Practice Settings
- March 15, 2012

NQF Staff and eMeasure experts from the provider and implementer community led an interactive 90-minute webinar and open discussion. This free webinar is open to the public and intended to provide information related to the eMeasure implementation within small practices (e.g. physicians, private practices, and clinics).

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Measure Authoring Tool 2012 Update
- January 12, 2012

NQF staff led an interactive 90-minute session focused on the MAT's enhanced features, as well as the MAT's importance in advancing electronic measure (emeasure) development. The presentation was followed by discussion and a Q&A period.

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Implementing Eligible Provider Based eMeasures
- July 28, 2011

The National Quality Forum hosted a free virtual forum titled "Implementing Electronic Measures 101: The What, Why, and How." NQF staff and eMeasure experts from the provider and vendor community led an interactive 90-minute webinar including discussion and a Q&A session.

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Implementing Hospital Based eMeasures
- December 8, 2011

NQF staff and eMeasure experts from the hospital and electronic health record (EHR) vendor community lead an interactive 90-minute session focused on the major issues that hospitals should contemplate when planning for and implementing hospital-based eMeasures.

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The Measure Authoring Tool An Introduction
- October 27, 2011

NQF staff led an interactive 90-minute session focused on the Measure Authoring Tool's (MAT) key features and functionalities, as well as the MAT's importance in advancing electronic measure (eMeasure) development. Furthermore, participants learned how to create an eMeasure using the MAT and identify questions to consider before creating an eMeasure.

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Quality Data Model Version 2011
- October 19, 2011

NQF staff led a 60-minute session on the purpose and value of the QDM, specifically highlighting the changes incorporated in this new draft version, now open for public comment. Participants learned about key components of the QDM and its role in enabling standardized electronic measures (eMeasures).

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eMeasure Training for Measure Developers
– February 2011

NQF staff and outside experts led discussion on the importance of eMeasures in advancing quality improvement efforts, specifically focusing on NQF's role in developing eMeasures and retooling previous paper-based measures to an electronic format.

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eMeasure Training for IT Vendors
– February 2011

NQF staff and outside experts led discussion on the importance of eMeasures in advancing quality improvement efforts, specifically focusing on how IT vendors should interpret and utilize eMeasure components, how they can prepare EHR systems for eMeasures, and possible challenges that may arise as a result.

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Health IT in Quality Improvement
– June 2010

NQF staff and outside experts discussed ways in which health IT can support public reporting and quality improvement, focusing on NQF initiatives and what this work means for measure developers, providers, and other key healthcare stakeholders.

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