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Testing and Utilities

The ONC Tech Lab's Testing and Utilities page supports a collaborative work environment for health IT developers and providers to test tools, test their health IT functionality in the field, and coordinate with leading industry experts on the development of additional testing resources and testing events.

Refining or customizing a health IT system’s functionality can sometimes have unintended consequences. For that reason, developers of health IT use utilities and testing tools to ensure the systems perform the way they were intended to perform. In addition, the tools are used in the testing and tweaking of these systems to improve usability, reduce the burden of users and speed up, rather than slow down, clinical workflow.

Below is a curated list of testing tools and utilities for health IT developers and providers. Check out the full list on the Tech Lab.

ONC Health IT Certification Test Tools - 2015 Edition

Testing Tools and Utilities


Synthetic Test Data Generators



Provider Testing Tool

Please note that links on this page to any non-federal sites do not constitute an endorsement by HHS or any of its employees of the information and products presented. Source code for ONC projects, tools and utilities can be found at: https://github.com/siteadmin. New testing tools can be added to this list by emailing: SITTeam@hhs.gov.