The process is intended to help identify and overcome any challenges to adoption, such as integration with other technology or staff training. It will equip you to approach the wider market more effectively and achieve faster results.
Most importantly, the validation process gives industry and the NHS a way of working together to achieve better results for patients.
An evaluation in practice gives an opportunity to work with the relevant health and social care partners to understand in detail the practical issues faced by organisations wishing to adopt your technology.
You will also gain feedback on your product and its relative value.
At the end of the validation process the company and the adopting organisations will have a shared understanding of the following: