NeST Healthcare division achieves ISO 13485:2003 certification

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Tvm: Network Systems and Technologies (NeST) – a part of the NeST Group of Companies, has added another milestone to its repertoire of quality standards by achieving the ISO 13485:2003 certification for its healthcare division. NeST is already certified to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 27001:2005, CMMI® v1.2 Level 5, Automotive SPICE and ISTQB Accreditation.

ISO 13485:2003 specifies requirements for a quality management system for which an organization needs to demonstrate its ability to provide medical devices and related services that consistently meet both customer requirements and regulatory requirements applicable to medical devices and related services.

In a ceremony at Technopark Trivandrum, R A Venkitachalam, MD, Underwriters Laboratories (UL) India, handed over the ISO 13485 certificate to N Jehangir, Vice Chairman & MD, NeST Group of Companies. Accepting the award, Jehangir said, “We are extremely proud to have been awarded the ISO 13485 Certification. It demonstrates our passion for quality and our commitment to deliver software adhering to the world’s best practices.”

Venkitachalam said, “The ISO 13485 is a key requirement in achieving compliance with Global regulatory requirements for the healthcare industry. NeST was awarded this certification after undergoing UL’s stringent assessment and review process and we are happy to certify NeST’s commitment to delivering solutions for a safer and healthier world.” UL is an independent product safety certification organisation that has been testing products and writing Standards for Safety for over a century.

Sasikumar, President, NeST said, “This milestone would project NeST as a major player in the healthcare domain and help in the robust growth of NeST.” NeST employs over 500 engineers in its healthcare division, which provides engineering services to some of the world’s leading medical diagnostics equipment suppliers. ISO 13485 certification will help NeST expand its services in North America and Europe by providing safer and smarter solutions in Image Processing, Performance Tuning and Image analyzing algorithms to the  R&D divisions of major equipment manufacturers.

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