With increased regulations and scrutiny from the CMS, healthcare solutions are treading on thin ice. The repercussions of oversight are grave and may amount to severe penalties, making thorough testing of healthcare technology is imperative. While a couple of decades back, testing mostly meant mainly functional testing, today it could imply functional, security, certification, performance, usability etc. As the CMS, FDA, increasingly demanding consumers and fierce competition fuel this need, organizations are seldom equipped to perform everything in house. Also, many a times, a second opinion helps you see what you are likely to miss on behalf of the biases you hold. This is where we come in.
If you have been involved in a few product releases during the past decade that included regulations like MU, IDC10|5010, MACRA, QPP etc. you would understand the effort that goes in the testing of healthcare solutions. When it comes to testing HIT, below are some of the foremost considerations CTOs have.
modern testing tools
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