Touchstone 5.9.1 has been released. See Release Notes for additional information.

Touchstone is an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Testing as a Service (TaaS) Open Access Solution for health information exchange. Touchstone strives to live up to its dictionary definition - a criterion for determining the quality or genuineness of a thing - by offering thousands of tests in an easy-to-use system for determining a test system's conformance and interoperability against published specifications, standards, and profiles, including templates and implementation guides.

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  • allows for automated, internet-based interoperability FHIR Testing against the HL7 FHIR specifications and standards.
  • tests interoperability with other FHIR Server and FHIR Client implementations.
  • has been engineered from the ground up to leverage the new FHIR TestScript resource.
  • is a blend between Test-Driven-Development (TDD) methodologies and Natural Language Processing (NLP) test scripts.
  • has been featured at HL7 FHIR Connectathons and is being leveraged in a continuous testing environment by numerous leading HL7 FHIR implementers.
  • plays an active role in the HL7 Conformance Testing community, the HL7 Argonaut Project, and the HSPC Implementation community.
Features include...
  • self-registration of user accounts and organizations.
  • ability for users to execute FHIR test scripts against test systems with Touchstone serving as the initiator of message exchanges.
  • ability for users to initiate message exchanges from their test systems against other peer test systems with Touchstone FHIR testing tool serving as the intermediary.
  • ability to drill down to individual operations and assertions in test execution results during FHIR Testing.
  • ability to save configured sets of test scripts as named "test setups" for re-execution.
  • controlled access to test scripts, test systems, and test results at the user, organization, and organization group levels.
Touchstone Updates
  • Touchstone 5.9.1 Released NEW Feb 2, 2023
    • For a list of Enhancements and Bug Fixes, please visit the Release Notes page in our Touchstone Docs
  • TestScript Release NEW Jan 12, 2023
    • Da Vinci Patient Cost Transparency TestScripts, Updated existing testscripts to indicate updated Async pattern
    • Da Vinci Member Attribution STU2 TestScripts, Added new testscripts to test the new $davinci-data-export operation
    • Da Vinci Risk Adjustment STU2 TestScripts, Added new testscripts for Risk Adjustment Gaps operations
    • FHIR 4.0.1 Advanced TestScripts corrected asserts on Delete resource responses to allow OperationOutcome in response & FHIR 3.0.2 Advanced TestScripts corrected asserts on Delete resource responses to allow OperationOutcome in response
  • TestScript Release Jan 6, 2023
    • Da Vinci Formulary TestScripts, added Test Definitions to support Formulary 1.1.0
    • Da Vinci Formulary TestScripts, added testscripts for SMART on FHIR and Negative Testing to the existing Formulary STU2 Test Definitions
    • Da Vinci PAS (Prior Auth) TestScripts, Added new scripts for IG version 1.2.0, including updated Subsriptions scripts supporting the 1.1.0 Subscriptions Backport IG
    • Updated and published the Connectation 32 track testscripts. They can be found at FHIR4-0-1-Connectathon32 in Test Definitions
    • Da Vinci Risk Adjustment STU2 TestScripts, Added new testscripts for Risk Adjustment Gaps operations
  • Touchstone 5.9.0 Released Dec 9, 2022
    • For a list of Enhancements and Bug Fixes, please visit the Release Notes page in our Touchstone Docs
  • TestScript Release Nov 16, 2022
    • Patient Access API Certification Tests, ONC g(10) API Certification Tests: Clinical Data US Core - Implantable Device testscript, aligned required functionality and optional functionality to test outcomes
    • Patient Access API Certification Tests, ONC g(10) API Certification Tests: Clinical Data US Core - Diagnostic Report testscripts, aligned required functionality and optional functionality to test outcomes
    • Patient Access API Certification Tests, ONC g(10) API Certification Tests: Clinical Data US Core - DocumentReference testscript, corrected several searches and aligned required functionality and optional functionality to test outcomes
    • Patient Access API Certification Tests, ONC g(10) API Certification Tests: Bulk Data - Authorization testscripts, updated authorization responses to only allow return code of 400
  • TestScript Release Nov 4, 2022
    • FHIR 4.0.1 Advanced TestScripts corrected Minimum Id Fixtures to align with Touchstone 5.8 MinId functionality enhancements
    • FHIR 3.0.2 Advanced TestScripts corrected Minimum Id Fixtures to align with Touchstone 5.8 MinId functionality enhancements
  • Touchstone 5.8.0 Released Nov 4, 2022
    • For a list of Enhancements and Bug Fixes, please visit the Release Notes page in our Touchstone Docs
  • TestScript Release Oct 28, 2022
    • Updated the Testscript.url on various testscripts. TestScript functionality is unaffected
  • TestScript Release Oct 21, 2022
    • Patient Access API Certification Tests, ONC g(10) API Certification Tests: Clinical Data US Core CareTeam Test removed redundant assert on valid CareTeam.status values
    • FHIR 4.0.1 Bulk Data Capability Statement Test added an assert to verify support for the Patient $export Operation
  • TestScript Release Oct 7, 2022
    • Patient Access API Certification Tests, ONC g(10) API Certification Tests: Clinical Data US Core Pulse Oximetry Test corrects LOINC code in one of the requests
    • Patient Access API Certification Tests, ONC g(10) API Certification Tests: Clinical Data US Core MedicationRequest Test corrects validity check on 'intent' element
    • Da Vinci CDEX TestScripts, corrects Request Attachment and Submit Attachment testscripts
    • FHIR 4.0.1 Basic TestScripts corrects multiple TestScript fixtures that were non-conformant