Meaningful Use Portal
Stage 2 and Quality Measure Updates
Meaningful Use Resources: USHIK’s Meaningful Use portal acts as a consolidated resource for retrieving data on Clinical Quality Measures (CQM’s) and Value Sets as well as information on the Meaningful Use Core and Menu Objectives. For Stage 2, export capabilities, Value Set retrieval, and CQM comparison tools have been enhanced to make the data more accessible and flexible to work with.
AHRQ 2012 Annual Conference
September 9th - September 11th, 2012
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
USHIK was presented at the 2012 AHRQ Conference. A demonstration of the site included information on how to understand the data elements in specific national use cases (All-Payers Claims Databases, Standards and Interoperability Framework, Quality Measures, and others).
Updates to APCD
ASC-X12 and NCPDP State Data Harmonization Efforts
The United States Health Information Knowledgebase (USHIK) and the All Payers Claims Database (APCD) Counsel are proud to announce continued
State Data harmonization efforts as the Accredited Standards Committee (ASC-X12) and the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs
(NCPDP) collectively work together to provide up to date health care files and claims data.
United States Health Information Knowledgebase
The United States Health Information Knowledgebase (USHIK) is an on-line, publicly accessible registry and repository of healthcare-related data, metadata and standards. USHIK is funded and directed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) [www.ahrq.gov] with management support in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) [www.cms.gov].
USHIK is populated with information from Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) , CMS, All-Payer Claims Database (APCD), Patient Safety Common Formats and other healthcare organizations and contains Meaningful Use measures and value sets, Patient Safety forms and various healthcare standards. USHIK provides the functionality to interactively view, compare and download data in various formats. This functionality can be used for analyzing and harmonizing standards, measures and other healthcare data and supports healthcare providers, standards developers, federal and state entities, researchers and EHR system developers in achieving their goals.