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Medical Device Software Testing

Be Confident in Your Medical Device Software

Having 17 years of experience with healthcare and 33 years in testing, ScienceSoft helps medical device manufacturers and software providers ensure the quality of medical device software and its compliance with regulatory standards.

Medical Device Software Testing - ScienceSoft
Medical Device Software Testing - ScienceSoft

Medical device software testing is a way to guarantee the solution’s quality by verifying its requirements and architecture and checking if it meets user needs.

ScienceSoft’s Testing Center of Excellence has accumulated working best practices for testing medical device software. Our team will eagerly implement them to help you smoothly introduce your software to the market or confirm its compliance.

Scope of Our Medical Device Software Testing Services

Companies we serve

  • Medical device manufacturers.
  • Medical device software providers.
  • Healthcare providers.
  • Pharmaceutical companies.

Medical devices we test

  • Class II – medium-risk medical devices (CT scanners, wearable glucose monitors, blood pressure monitors, wearable ECG sensors, etc.).
  • Class III – high-risk medical devices (pacemakers, cardioverter-defibrillators, deep-brain stimulators, etc.).

Testing types we excel at

We Know the Importance of Thorough Documentation

ScienceSoft understands that you need complete and comprehensive test documentation and provides you with the following deliverables:

  • A test plan with clearly identified pass/fail criteria.
  • Test cases and automated test scripts.
  • Defect descriptions.
  • The description of verification and validation activities performed at the API, integration and system levels.
  • A system-level test protocol with pass/fail criteria.
  • A test results report.

Who We Are in Numbers

  • 17 years

    in healthcare IT

  • 33 years

    in software testing services

  • 730+

    testing projects

  • 21 years

    in test automation

  • 65%

    of test engineers have 10+ years of experience

Why Companies Trust Us

  • ISO 13485:2016 certified to guarantee testing compliance with the requirements of the FDA and the Council of the European Union.
  • ISO 27001 certified to guarantee the security of sensitive information and test data.
  • Team with hands-on experience in HIPAA, HITECH and FDA requirements and healthcare data exchange standards (e.g., HL7, ICD-10, CPT, XDS/XDS-I).
  • Experience in FDA/CE registration.
  • ISTQB-certified test engineers and Doctor of Medicine consultants on board.

Benefits of Testing with ScienceSoft

-20-40% testing costs

due to:

  • KPIs-based testing, tailored to software specifics.
  • Reusable test cases.
  • Prioritization of testing activities based on the software intended use and risks.

Zero penalties

due to:

  • 100% regulatory compliance of medical device software.
  • Lack of software-driven malfunctions due to comprehensive testing.

Decreased rate of medical device recalls

due to:

  • Result-oriented and thorough testing of your medical device software.
  • Complete and comprehensive test documentation.

Having Doubts About Third-Party Testing? Let Us Change Your Mind!

Concern 1: During medical device software testing, there is a risk of disclosing patients’ health information and breaching HIPAA regulations. How can a third-party vendor handle security issues?

During testing projects, we at ScienceSoft apply VPNs, SSL certificates, encryption protocols, etc. The safety of our internal infrastructure is confirmed by ISO 27001 certification.

Concern 2: Will an outsourced testing team be able to swiftly dive into the specifics of our medical device software?

ScienceSoft has multiple successful projects in medical software testing under its belt and guarantees a quick transition. We effectively collaborate with other teams involved in your project so that no business or technical specific gets missed.

Apart from that, ScienceSoft’s testing engineers have working experience with major healthcare regulations (HIPAA, HITECH, ONC, MACRA, MIPS, CEHRT, SAFER) and healthcare data exchange standards (e.g., HL7, ICD-10, CPT, XDS/XDS-I).

Concern 3: Will we be able to track the testing process of our medical device software?

ScienceSoft ensures full transparency over the testing activities, offering detailed reporting and providing test documentation required by ISO 13485 and ISO/IEC/IEEE 29119-3:2021.

We Can Cover Any Testing Need

Verification & validation

ScienceSoft’s healthcare testing professionals will:

  • Verify the quality of medical device software requirements.
  • Test medical device software at the API, integration, and system levels.
  • Verifying that software architecture is secure.
  • Perform software code review and code analysis.
  • Run user acceptance testing.
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Compliance testing

ScienceSoft’s compliance experts will help ensure medical device software complies with required standards and regulations (e.g., FDA, HIPAA).

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Tools We Use to Test Software for Medical Devices

Automated mobile testing tools


Performance testing tools

Apache JMeter
Microsoft Visual Studio
Silk Performer

API testing

SoapUI/Soap UI Pro
REST Assured

Security testing tools

HCL AppScan
Burp Suite
OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP)

Automated UI testing tools

Ranorex Studio

CI/CD tools

GitLab CI
Travis CI
Drone CI

Test management and defect tracking software

Atlassian Jira
Microsoft TFS
Azure DevOps Server
BMC Compuware
Micro Focus Quality Center

Actions Speak Better Than Words: Our Testing Projects for Healthcare

End-to-End Development and Testing of Laboratory Diagnostics Software

End-to-End Development and Testing of Laboratory Diagnostics Software

In 7 months, ScienceSoft successfully developed, tested, and, as a result, delivered a fully functional CE-marked laboratory diagnostics software. With the newly developed software, the Customer improved client experience with their genetic screening kits and helped their clients ensure test accuracy and fast results interpretation.

Pentesting of a Web Platform and Mobile Apps for a Remote Patient Monitoring Vendor

Pentesting of a Web Platform and Mobile Apps for a Remote Patient Monitoring Vendor

In 19 days, ScienceSoft performed gray box penetration testing of remote patient monitoring apps, detected several security misconfigurations, and provided an actionable guide with the necessary corrective measures. After the detected security issues were fixed, retesting by ScienceSoft confirmed the platform and mobile apps’ increased security level and compliance with HIPAA of HITRUST CSF.

Web Application Testing for Mobile Nursing Service Provider

Web Application Testing for Mobile Nursing Service Provider

ScienceSoft performed functional and regression testing of a web app for mobile nursing services. With the help of ScienceSoft’s testing team, the Customer delivered a fully functioning, comprehensive web application that facilitates mobile nursing providers’ work. The application has been serving stably for 5+ years.

Automated Regression Testing of a Healthcare Solution

Automated Regression Testing of a Healthcare Solution

ScienceSoft’s automated testing team selected the most important test scenarios, wrote robust automated test scripts, and created a flexible test automation framework. The introduction of test automation helped reduce resources and time for regression testing and, as a result, deliver a high-quality solution on time.

Managed Testing of Health Information Exchange Software for US Healthcare Providers

Managed Testing of Health Information Exchange Software for US Healthcare Providers

ScienceSoft ran comprehensive managed testing of HIE software to ensure its smooth and sufficient functionality, proper integration with various EHR systems, compatibility with required web browsers and versions of mobile OSs, and the system’s performance under load.

Ensure Your Medical Device Utilizes Quality Software

ScienceSoft’s healthcare testing experts will eagerly verify and validate your medical device software and ensure it complies with all the required healthcare standards and regulations.