Enhancing Verification Processes: Auriga’s Insights from TT SDC Boston Conference

Andrey Shastin, the Technology and Business Partnering Executive at Auriga, participated as a speaker at the 5th annual conference on medical device and diagnostic software development and compliance, which took place in Boston, MA, in late October 2023. Andrey delivered a presentation titled «Specifics of Manual Functional Test Development to Optimize the Verification Process of Medical Products», sharing valuable insights and best practices accumulated by Auriga over 20+ years of experience working with leading global medical device manufacturers. The presentation was part of a special event section dedicated to incorporating automated testing into the software development lifecycle.

The medical device industry is experiencing significant transformation within the rapidly evolving realm of software and technology. It has never been more crucial for professionals to stay at the forefront of these changes. During this two-day event, participants were encouraged to explore the latest trends and innovations through 40+ solution-focused sessions and eight interactive roundtable discussions featuring insights from over 25 distinguished speakers.

This year’s conference brought together seasoned experts from leading companies such as Philips, Medtronic, Vitara Medical, Intuitive, Abbott, Leica Microsystems, Qt Group, Baxter, and Fresenius Medical Care. Through interactive workshops and hands-on demonstrations, these industry leaders shared their expertise, addressing the most pressing challenges and opportunities in the ever-evolving landscape:

  • Utilizing AI/ML in Medical Devices
  • Mitigating Legal and Regulatory Risks in AI-Based Medical Devices
  • Addressing Pain Points in Developing and Testing Robotics Software
  • Implementing Agile Software Development in a Regulated Industry
  • Bridging Knowledge Gaps for New Software Developers
  • Incorporating Data Privacy Regulations
  • Achieving Compliance in Legacy Software
  • Ensuring Embedded Software Verification and FDA Compliance
  • Establishing Global Commonality Amidst Country-Specific Regulation Differences

The conference concluded with an Open Floor Discussion, a dynamic and interactive session to foster engaging and collaborative dialogue among attendees. The most spirited discussions revolved around software compliance, focusing on key challenges and best practices to prevent similar incidents in the future.

Andrey shared his thoughts on the conference:

The organizers successfully created an inclusive environment that allowed attendees to freely exchange ideas and visions, collectively contributing to advancing knowledge in the medtech software field. The presence of renowned experts sharing valuable insights into cutting-edge technologies was truly remarkable! Participating in the event enhanced our understanding of how these advancements reshape a dynamic industry within an ever-evolving regulatory framework. I am very pleased with the overall experience, including my presentation, and look forward to the next conference!

Auriga boasts 18+ years of experience in medical software development and testing, garnering recognition from customers and industry experts like IAOP®. The company is ISO 13485-certified and runs eight R&D and testing labs for medical devices in Eastern Europe. You can contact us through the website for further details on Auriga’s services.