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4 Reasons Your Patient Mobile App Needs Mobile Testing Services

Mobile apps present an incredible opportunity for healthcare providers to impact the lives of patients. Not only can patients securely access their health records but they can also directly interact with healthcare professionals remotely and by mobile device. In some instances, these mobile apps can be true lifesavers.

The user base is broad - spanning from hospitals and enterprises to healthcare professionals and patients providing ample room for modification and growth. Continuous innovation within this space can change the way people think about seeking diagnosis and treatment, accessing and managing their health records, and reporting emergency situations.

Given the new importance of these apps, it’s essential that rigorous mobile testing services are pursued. Why risk launching without thorough mobile app testing? Here are the top four reasons why extensive mobile app testing services are always a good idea for healthcare companies like yours.

9 Key Benefits of Test Automation in Healthcare Applications

Healthcare applications must process a huge number of transactions and a massive amount of patient data each day. To ensure that all this data is handled appropriately over time, it is integral that test cases for the healthcare application apply data sets of varying complexity.

To save time and resources, consider implementing test automation where possible. But what is test automation? And what benefits of automation in healthcare can your team expect?

The Vital Role of Security Testing in Healthcare Applications

Most healthcare enterprise applications are loaded with critical data related to patients and the various organizations they serve. This can include health records, payment information, account details, and identity details. Due to the incredible sensitivity of this data, thorough software security testing is a necessity for healthcare applications so that critical information doesn’t fall into the wrong hands.

By “wrong hands,” we mean criminals in the identity theft business, hackers skilled in malware and phishing schemes, and cyber-attackers aiming to hold critical files or your entire system hostage by ransomware.

How to Comply With HIPAA: 6 Software Testing Strategies

In 1996, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) defined standards for safeguarding the sensitive, confidential data of all patients. The act requires health insurance providers to enforce strict privacy and security rules, each designed to protect the patient and all electronically protected health information, known as ePHI.

Mobile Banking Application Testing 101: Everything You Need to Know

Gone are the days of having to get in the car, drive to your local bank branch, and wait in line for an open teller before getting down to business. Much to the delight of millennials and Gen Z, today you can handle basically every finance-related task online-either through your bank’s online portal, or with their mobile app.

QASource's Top Manual Testing Posts

There’s no denying that automation and automated testing is winning the day. For teams using the Agile method, automation is the only way that repetitive testing can keep up with the pace of the team. It’s faster, more cost-effective, and less prone to human error, and it’s essential to running a large quantity of tests across a variety of different platforms in little time.

All that being said, there’s still a major case to be made for manual testing. Manual testing is really the only tried-and-true way to test for the end user, and it’s still worthwhile for any product company designing and delivering to humans.

How to QA Test Software That Uses AI and Machine Learning

Smartphones, smart speakers, smart cars, smart coffee makers... the list goes on. It seems like everything around us is coming to life and getting intelligent. And though the sci-fi genre thrives on our ever-present fear of a hostile robot takeover, smart devices are anything but dystopian—they’re actually here to make our lives easier, so we can spend more time on the important stuff, instead of tedious busywork.

QASource's Top 5 Agile Testing Posts

Agile QA, Agile Testing | By Brandon Getty | May 22, 2019

As separate development and QA teams merge together to form larger DevOps teams, the Agile process is getting more play than ever. Working in an agile way encourages teams to iterate in parallel-to test code as it’s written, so as to uncover any major problems earlier on in the software development lifecycle. The Agile process was an answer to the slow, outdated Waterfall method, in which products were developed in fits and starts, with various delays and blockages slowing the entire process down.

How Partnering with a Dedicated QA Team Helps Solve These Cybersecurity Domain Pain Points

Cybersecurity | By Brandon Getty | April 10, 2019

These days, we can’t go more than a month without hearing about a new high-profile cyber attack. Hackers are growing more malicious by the day, and it seems that almost no company—no matter how big—is safe from their tactics. Huge advancements have been made in ensuring the security of products in sensitive domains, like the healthcare, financial, and legal spaces, but cybersecurity companies need to be more vigilant than ever to fend off new, even more advanced attacks.

The Top Pain Points of QA Testing Collaboration Services

Collaboration Services | By Brandon Getty | March 6, 2019

Today, technology is helping to close the physical gaps between distributed teams. Thanks to the cloud, people are able to access the same information from wherever they are, across all of their devices. Edits and updates are synced automatically, and everyone sees the same record of truth, resulting in a greater degree of insight and transparency.

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