quality measures & reporting

Meaningful Measures.  Specialized Services. Unmatched Expertise.


Introduction to Quality Measures

Telligen’s services, support & subject-matter expertise for navigating the entire quality measure process — from inception & implementation to
obtaining national endorsement. 

Stan Knows Standards

Stan Rankins outlines his journey through the quality measurement landscape from reporting chart-abstracted measures to incentivizing providers to meaningfully use EHRs, to legacy & FHIR-based standards for eCQMs.

Healthcare Auditing and Data Validation

Telligen’s employee-owners combine clinical and subject-matter expertise to ensure healthcare data, reported to quality and value-based payment programs is audited for compliance, accuracy, risk management & educational purposes.​

what we do

Measuring performance is the heart of the improvement process, and quality measures are the tools we rely on to track and measure the quality of healthcare services.

Telligen provides unique services and support for clients developing, testing, and reporting clinical quality measures and data. Our employee-owners combine clinical and subject-matter expertise to transform data from abstract to actionable; helping clients maximize reimbursement, comply with regulations, improve operational efficiencies, enhance care coordination, and enable interoperability.

Our experience includes:

  • Developing the Measure Authoring Tool (MAT) for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Providing subject-matter expertise for the MAT and Bonnie tools
  • Producing over 90 electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) for federal reporting programs
  • Promoting interoperability through industry standards & tools including HL7 FHIR, QDM, CQL & VSAC
  • Developing valuable data & testing protocols for achieving national endorsement under the National Quality Forum & CMS
  • Helping numerous clients develop specialty-specific measures and validating registry data 

“The plan for audit and tool looks great! We can’t wait to get the abstractions started with Telligen”

Speciality Society/Registry Client

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how we do it

Measure Specifications & Support

Translate measure concepts into precise specifications that define the data elements to capture and methods for calculation

Data Collection & Measure Calculation

Reduce burden through reliable, uniform data collection processes and calculations backed by a meticulous quality assurance process

Auditing & Data Validation

Customized audit and validation plan overseen by clinical experts armed with the procedures, protocols and tools for meeting regulatory and compliance goals

our experience

Measure Specifications & Support

CMS & CMS Innovation Center Value-Based Reporting Programs

Process & Structural Measure Development & Maintenance

eCQM Development, Maintenance, Education & Consulting

Measure Authoring Tool Maintenance & Support

FHIR Measure Conversion



Data Collection & Measure Calculation

Frontier Community Health Integration Project

Hospital Quality Improvement Contract

State of Maryland Quality Measures Data Center

State of Massachusetts Pay-for-Performance Program

Quality Improvement Organization-Quality Innovation Network


Auditing & Data Validation

American Academy of Dermatology

American College of Cardiology

CMS & CMS Innovation Center Value-Based Reporting Programs

Society of Thoracic Surgeons


other solutions

data management & analytics

learning & dissemination

program implementation & monitoring

quality & performance improvement

quality measures & reporting

System & Application Development