The eCQM Informational Tools, Resources and Collaboration (InfoTRAC) referenced in this section are openly available and are provided for stakeholder use.
They provide a foundation for the development, implementation, reporting, help, and feedback of quality measures and their improvement.
Cypress is an open source testing tool used by vendors to certify their EHRs and health information technology (IT) modules for calculating eCQMs. Cypress is an official testing tool for the ONC EHR Certification Program. Testing involves Cypress generating synthetic patient records for the subset of published eCQMs selected for certification and testing the ability of the EHR systems and health IT modules to accurately record, import, calculate, filter, and report eCQMs.
The Cypress Tech Talks are an open forum for discussing technical implementation and tool issues with the Cypress support team.
The Cypress Validation Utility (CVU) conformance tool provides implementers with the ability to validate the conformance of QRDA Category I and Category III documents to the 2018 and 2019 CMS implementation guides.