Deborah Krauss, MS, BSN, RN is a Nurse in the Division of Electronic and Clinician Quality, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Debbie Krauss came to CMS 9 years ago and is currently the project lead for the CMS Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQM) Strategy Project, which is implementing burden reduction recommendations for eCQM reporting, as well as working with policy, tools and standards development used in eCQMs and CMS hospital and ambulatory reporting programs. Prior to joining CMS, Debbie worked as a Registered Nurse and has extensive clinical experience in Critical Care, Trauma, Interventional Radiology and Perioperative Nursing. She has been a clinical instructor for nursing students at the Bachelor’s and Associate of Arts degree levels. Debbie received her Master’s Degree from University of Maryland at Baltimore, with a specialty in Nursing Informatics and has been working in that field for the past 15 years. She has spoken nationally on various topics related to her clinical and informatics experience.