Oxehealth is a global leader in vision-based patient monitoring and management.
Oxehealth exists to help clinicians help patients.
We start by recognising that receiving mental health care, and other forms of inpatient or nursing care, can be a challenging experience. We also recognise that caring for patients with mental health and other problems can, at times, be a challenging experience. We created Oxevision, an assistive and additive technology, because concerned mental health nurses asked us to develop a system that might help them to deliver better care to their patients - care that is safer and higher quality - from the start patients codesigned the system. We've been working with mental health clinicians, patients and carers on that challenge since 2014. Oxevision, a vision-based patient monitoring platform, provides insights that can enable clinicians to plan patient care better and to intervene proactively to help patients. Unlike conventional remote patient monitoring products, Oxevision incorporates a regulated medical device and an infrared sensitive camera which can be used to measure a patient’s vital signs and provide location and activity based alerts to clinicians. It also delivers a secure on demand video feed.
Oxevision provides staff with a wider range of contact-free location and activity based alerts, reports and vital signs measurements than any other technology, plus the ability to check the patient visually if needed to support on-the-spot decision making. Our Oxehealth Service supports customers to deploy Oxevision in order to use it to create proactive, data-enabled systems of care that help deliver not only a step change, but also year on year continuous improvement in safety, quality and efficiency. The Oxehealth Service is used by 50% of English NHS mental health trusts as well as acute hospitals, care homes, skilled nursing facilities, prisons and police forces in the UK and Europe.
Born out Oxford University Institute of Biomedical Engineering, we are dedicated to helping clinicians engineer ever better care.
Professor Lionel Tarassenko founds the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Oxford
Ongoing studies of camera photoplethysmography in premature babies and dialysis patients at Oxford University Hospital Foundation Trust.
Professor Lionel Tarassenko founds Oxehealth at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Broadmoor launch first Mental Health study with Oxehealth
Research presented at the Forensic Mental Health Services conference at King’s College London
Oxehealth Vital Signs receives Class IIa medical device clearance in Europe,
First deployment in Sweden
CWPT and Oxehealth win the HSJ patient safety award: Best Healthtech Solution for Patient Safety. Oxehealth chosen to be part of Tech Nation’sUpscale Programme.
Contracted to 1,000 patient rooms Launch of the Oxehealth Clinical Research Forum to bring together Oxehealth’s numerous research partnerships.
FDA grants Oxehealth Vital Signs De Novo clearance Launch in USA
Hugh has served as Chief Executive since 2016. A serial entrepreneur who has worked primarily in safety-critical industries, Hugh trained as a strategy consultant at EY-Parthenon. Hugh holds a Masters degree in Law from the University of Cambridge.
Outside work, Hugh spends as much time as possible with his young family, practises Vipassana meditation and enjoys learning what he can from history.
CEO & Chairman, OCRF
Tom leads Oxehealth's finance, legal and regulatory functions. Prior to joining Oxehealth in 2020, Tom spent seven years in leadership roles at UK scale-up OVO Energy. Prior to this, he spent over a decade in corporate finance and strategy roles as both advisor and principal. Tom is a chartered accountant and holds an MEng in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Bristol.
Outside work, Tom enjoys spending time with his family and playing keyboard in funk and soul bands.
Chris joined in 2022 and leads Oxehealth's Operations, covering delivery, implementation and success. Chris has spent over 25 years in a range of operations, compliance and technical roles within the active medical devices segment, in the UK and Switzerland, in firms ranging from startup to scale-up, SME and blue-chip.
Outside work, Chris spends time with his family, walks his dogs, cultivates his vegetable patches and works out.
Charlotte joined Oxehealth in 2017 to build the UK business and global evidence generation teams from scratch. Charlotte is a Fellow of the NHS Innovation Accelerator and DigitalHealth.London Accelerator. Prior to joining Oxehealth, Charlotte worked at Kearney, advising global healthcare businesses and their leaders on how to build digital products and transform their services through technology. Charlotte holds a MChem in Chemistry from Oxford University and a MSc in International Public Policy & Public Health from University College London.
Outside work, Charlotte enjoys mountain sports, exploring new cultures and a side hustle in urban vertical farming.
UK Managing Director
Katrin joined Oxehealth in 2017 to establish strategic partnerships and drive international growth with a focus on Sweden and the United States. Prior to joining Oxehealth Katrin was a Director at a global management consulting firm advising pharmaceutical and medtech companies. Katrin holds an MBA from London Business School.
Outside work, Katrin enjoys playing tennis and exploring new places taking regular city breaks across Europe.
President Mental Health
Oliver's passion is applying engineering to solve healthcare problems. This began at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford where he participated in several University spin-out companies, before becoming a founding member of the Oxehealth team. Oliver has spent a decade developing the science and application of vision-based patient monitoring and management, realised in the Oxevision platform. Oliver holds a DPhil in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Oxford. He is a Chartered Engineer and Senior Member of IEEE and received the IET William James award for Biomedical Engineering. In his spare time Oliver enjoys boating and kayaking.
Director of Research, Oxehealth & OCRF
Sarah leads Oxehealth’s Product, Platform and Engineering teams. Prior to joining Oxehealth she spent 6 years at Navetas Energy Management leading the research and development team working on machine learning algorithms to provide consumers with itemised electricity bills. She is a Chartered Engineer with a Masters degree in Engineering and Computing Science from the University of Oxford.
Outside work, Sarah enjoys exploring the world with her young children and taking a natural selection approach to vegetable growing.
Sophie and her team are responsible for delighting Oxehealth’s customers and helping them get the most out of Oxevision. Sophie joined in 2018 to build the Customer Success function from scratch following a career spent delivering complex projects. Sophie holds an honours degree in Biology from Imperial College London and the APM Project Management Qualification.
Outside work, Sophie’s passions are travel, ballet (watching rather than dancing these days!) and home interiors.
Customer Success Director
James has over twenty years’ experience as a professional investor and director of growth companies. Recognised as Chartered Director of the year in 2012, he previously co-founded Ora Capital Partners in 2006 having served as an analyst at Commerzbank AG and Merrill Lynch Mercury Asset Management.
Oxehealth Advisory Board
Dean has a longstanding association with the NHS which includes senior board appointments with NHS Providers, and the NHS Confederation’s Mental Health Network, as well as a wide-ranging portfolio of roles in the commercial health and care sector. He is currently chair of the Quality Committee for the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, a member of the Academy of Health and Care Science Regulatory Board, an Honorary Professorial Fellow of the Institute of Mental Health and Honorary Professor of Healthcare Leadership at the University of Nottingham Business School. A former army reservist, Dean is also a trustee of the military and mental health charity Care After Combat.
Andy has over 20 years experience of senior NHS operational and strategic nursing roles. He served as Executive Director of Nursing and Quality at Central and North West London NHS Trust, one of the largest providers of mental health and community services in the South of England, and has extensive experience working in secure mental health settings. Andy was Chair of the London Mental Health Trust Nurse Directors group and was involved in London-wide innovations including the Capital Nurse programme, focusing on recruitment. He is particularly interested in patient safety, staff development and education. Andy is a visiting Professor at Buckinghamshire New University.
Stephen has served as interim chief executive of NHS Confederation since 2016. He was also previously chief executive of the NHS Confederation’s Mental Health Network for three and a half years as well as chief executive of Cumbria Partnership Foundation Trust. A former mental health nurse, Stephen has been associated with the NHS for over 40 years.
Ed is chair of Assura Plc, the leading FTSE250 healthcare property company and adviser to HCA, Cognetivity LLP and other health and life science businesses. He is also chair of Birmingham Health Partners, a collaboration of universities and NHS Trusts in the Midlands. His past roles include those of chair of NHS Improvement and deputy chair of NHS England, chair of the Student Loans Company, WWF UK, University of Birmingham and Senior independent director of HS2 Ltd. His first career was at PricewaterhouseCoopers over a 30-yearperiod. Ed is also a leading advocate of sustainability and diversity and acts as a mentor to next generation leaders.
Ed Smith CBE, FCA
In addition to her role asChair of University Hospitals Derby and Burton, Kathy is also Chair of theNottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care Board and a Non-ExecutiveDirector of both Barts Health and Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trusts. Priorto its merger with NHS England Kathy was Executive Medical Director and ChiefOperating Officer at NHS Improvement. She worked as a Consultant Physician at Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for fifteen years and served as Executive Medical Director. Her work has focused on improving quality by building clinical leadership and expertise across the system. In 2018 Kathy was awarded an OBE for services to leadership across the NHS.
Kathy McLean OBE
Our team is a diverse mix of world-class engineers, clinical researchers and commercial leaders.
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