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Healthcare and Medical Device

Providing quality care with safe equipment and reliable services

Healthcare and Medical Device Industry

Beyond mere compliance – Excellence in quality and safe medical care

With decades of experience, DEKRA is a trusted partner to the healthcare and medical devices industry. We provide a range of consulting, testing, and certification solutions focused on increasing confidence, reducing risk, and ensuring safety. Our solutions are tailored to meet the specialized demands of providing excellent patient care conducted by skilled personnel using efficient practices and state-of-the-art technologies in certified healthcare facilities for the optimal patient experience.

Whether helping you to meet the high safety standards and regulatory requirements for your medical facilities and equipment, training and certifying your staff or supporting you in your digital transformation, data protection and cyber security strategies, our experts provide you A-Z solutions from a single source according to your particular needs and circumstances.

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Supporting safe, compliant healthcare and manufacture of medical devices

Ranging from local clinics to world-renowned hospitals, healthcare facilities across the globe face tremendous challenges in their efforts to provide patients the best possible care. Manufacturers developing and producing medical devices play an important role in supporting medical centers with the safe and effective technical supplies and equipment on which hospital staff and patients rely. Working hand in hand, both sectors are held to the most stringent regulatory oversight as well as the highest of industry standards.

Excellent patient handling and care are the hallmarks of efforts made to ensure quality, competence and compliance throughout the healthcare value chain. From admission to discharge, medical facilities strive to provide patients state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment while maintaining a patient-centric atmosphere made up of competent caregivers and safe and hygienic surroundings. The implementation and certification of solid hospital infrastructure and quality management systems plays an important role in nurturing a favorable patient experience.

Manufacturers providing healthcare facilities with devices to support their medical procedures and services are focused on producing safe and effective equipment compliant with strict regulatory requirements and industry standards. All medical devices must be tested and certified according to diverse requirements to ensure safe and reliable operation.

Both manufacturers and healthcare facilities rely on properly trained, skilled staff throughout their respective workforces to meet the expectations of business partners and patients alike. While hospitals seek qualified nurses and support staff, manufacturers of medical devices search for developers and IT experts with knowledge in the healthcare field. Both face challenges in keeping all employees up to the latest standards proportionate to their duties, making credentialed personnel with the appropriate experience and training a crucial part to their success.

In addition to a strong and qualified workforce, digitalized solutions to support efficient communication, processes and record keeping are key to handling large amounts of critical data with data protection and cyber security strategies shielding sensitive data and digital medical devices. Healthcare facilities use effective digital strategies and systems to secure data and protect patients, while manufacturers must tackle the challenges of safeguarding intellectual property and implementing Industry 4.0 solutions.

Partners throughout the healthcare and medical device value chain work together to ensure safe and effective medical care. Respected industry leaders, suppliers and service providers are keenly aware of their unique duties to meet the highest quality, reliability and safety standards. DEKRA conducts comprehensive testing, analysis, training and certification services designed to help healthcare facilities and medical devices manufacturers meet regulatory compliance, retain skilled personnel, embrace digital transformation and provide the very best patient care to ensure industry excellence.


Focusing on safety at home, at work, and on the road, DEKRA is your global partner providing comprehensive services designed to ensure a safe, secure and sustainable world. The company employs more than 45,000 specialists worldwide focused on increasing safety in all areas of life, including process safety consulting and testing, industrial inspection, and product certification. DEKRA operates in over 60 countries delivering a safer world through consulting, inspections, testing, certification, auditing and training.

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Our experts leverage proven strategies and proprietary tools to create tailored programs that meet your goals. From planing to aftermarket, DEKRA will guide you through each step as we assess your needs, develop an action plan, and implement your solution.

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