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CliniSys and Software Testing Solutions form innovative partnership to deliver streamlined and automated software testing services to the UK


CliniSys and Software Testing Solutions form innovative partnership to deliver streamlined and automated software testing services to the UK

CliniSys Group, the market leading laboratory information management system (LIMS) supplier for pathology labs in the UK and Europe, has formed a partnership with Software Testing Solutions (STS), the leader in automated testing solutions for the clinical laboratory.

The partnership will support CliniSys’ delivery of automated software testing services for its WinPath Enterprise LIMS and ICE solutions that are expected to revolutionise the process of mandatory user acceptance testing (UAT). This will accelerate the go-live of CliniSys’ new system deployments and upgrades and improve the quality and depth of testing.

Simon Hurst, Chief Commercial Officer of CliniSys, said: “With their vast experience in designing proven testing solutions for the clinical laboratory, STS was the natural partner for CliniSys. This partnership will further enrich our already extensive suite of products and services and we are delighted to have the opportunity to offer our customers an innovative approach to streamline and automate user acceptance testing.

“Our customers struggle with limited resources to deliver the essential levels of software testing and this service will deliver significant time savings ensuring that software upgrades and deployment of new modules are simplified and expedited.”

The CliniSys Automated Testing Services will apply STS’ innovative testing architecture and services to discipline-specific test scripts that are tailored to the pathology department’s workflows and testing parameter requirements. This approach represents a fundamental shift from manual testing and documentation creation to an automated testing regime while giving users complete control over the review and approval of testing results.

Key benefits of CliniSys Automated Testing Services:

  • Reduction in time and resource spent on UAT
  • Rigorous and higher quality testing from UAT with less reliance on limited staff resources
  • Delivery of comprehensive UAT testing documentation that meets UKAS requirements
  • Full audit and visibility into the progress and status of testing
  • Quicker adoption of new product releases, software fixes, enhancements ensuring faster regulatory compliance
  • Easy-to-review and approve testing results using online interactive portal

Jennifer Lyle, Founder and Chief Technology Officer of STS, said: “Pathology software and equipment grow in complexity and feature richness every day. This makes it exciting to use these new features but also more challenging to verify they are working properly. Software issues become more difficult to trap when we rely on human-based, manual testing.

“We applaud CliniSys for taking this step to apply automated testing services to customer UAT. With over 20 years in automated software testing services for pathology departments, we know that better tested systems will result in better quality patient care.”


Notes for editors

About CliniSys: For over 30 years CliniSys Group has been at the forefront of diagnostics workflow, order communications and information management solutions supporting radiology, cardiology and all pathology disciplines including anatomical or cellular, molecular and genetics. These encompass the complete workflow from order, clinical decision support, collection, processing, analysis, results and reporting, through integration into the clinical workflow. CliniSys Group has built an unrivalled reputation for the deployment of complex diagnostics networks and academic centres – and is the only vendor repeatably delivering across all disciplines end to end – at scale.

About STS: Founded in 1999, STS delivers the most complete and sustainable program for clinical laboratory software verification. Our unique blend of application-specific automation and laboratory expertise boost staff productivity and give laboratories greater confidence in the ongoing integrity of their information systems.  STS provides software verification solutions for middleware rules verification, laboratory information systems and blood bank systems. With experience in over 250 laboratories and growing, STS takes laboratories to the next level in quality assurance and optimization of their complex applications.

Media contact

Jon Salmon, Highland Marketing on behalf of CliniSys

+44 (0)208 103 1014

+44 (0)7827 291901

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Last Updated: 26-Nov-2020