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Patient monitoring graphics library automation and testing

Patient monitoring graphics library automation and testing


One of the world’s leading providers of innovative high-tech medical equipment offering complete solutions for the point of care throughout the entire patient care process—from emergency care and anesthesia to critical care and perinatal care.

Project scope:

Automation of several imaging modules for bedside patient monitors. Modules display graphical and non-graphical records.

Project features:

  • Test scripts development for new functionality based on the requirements received from the Customer
  • Manual functional testing of new system capabilities
  • Development of automated tests for regression testing
  • Unit testing involving providing logs and source code for customer tests
  • Integration and connection of the developed modules and other system modules of the JV Cockpit system

Project results:

  • Precise planning, tight coordination, and transparent communication between distributed QA teams during the testing process helped ensure the project was completed on time and on budget
  • Automated testing of the primary functionality allowed teams to save time during the stabilization phase of the project and to determine the stability of product releases

Tools & technologies:

  1. Issue tracking system: Rational ClearQuest
  2. Requirements management system: DOORs
  3. Version control system: TortoiseSVN
  4. Automation tools: Rational Software Products, MS Visual Studio .NET 2003 (for unit test development)
  5. Other: Rational Soda for Word (for report generation)

Name: Patient monitoring graphics library automation and testing
Tags: case study, DDC, testing, healthcare, medical devices

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