About us

Oxehealth is a 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.

Our story

Born out of Oxford University Institute of Biomedical Engineering, we are dedicated to helping clinicians engineer ever better care.
2008
Professor Lionel Tarassenko founds the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Oxford
2012
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
2014
Broadmoor launch first Mental Health study with Oxehealth
2015/2016
Research presented at the Forensic Mental Health Services conference at King’s College London
2018
Oxehealth Vital Signs receives Class IIa medical device clearance in Europe,

First deployment in Sweden

2018
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.
2020
Contracted to 1,000 patient rooms
Launch of the Oxehealth Clinical Research Forum to bring together Oxehealth’s numerous research partnerships.
2021
FDA grants Oxehealth Vital Signs De Novo clearance

Launch in USA

2021
HSJ Awards 2021
Supporting 10+ million hoursof patient care

Oxehealth & partners win 3x HSJ Partnership awards

Our leadership team

Todd Haedrich
CEO, Oxehealth
Before joining Oxehealth, Todd was the CEO of Optimize Health, a leader in the remote patient monitoring industry. Under Todd’s leadership, the company accelerated revenue, massively expanded its addressable market, and successfully raised venture capital to fuel growth.
Prior to this, Todd had an extensive career in software and healthcare technology –building, leading and growing successful companies in the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific, including leadership roles at athenahealth and Covetrus. He has a proven track record of helping companies to scale and realise their full commercial potential, moving them from the start-up phase to established multinational organisations. 
Outside work, Todd enjoys time with his family, long ocean swims, international travel and occasionally whipping up a delicious dinner on the weekend.
Tom Hatfield
CFO, Oxehealth
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.
Charlotte Wood
UK Managing Director, Oxehealth
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.
Dr. Oliver Gibson
Director of Research, Oxehealth
Director, OCRF
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.
Sophie Davies
Director of Special Projects, Oxehealth
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.
James Ede-Golightly
Chairperson, Oxehealth
James has served as Executive Chair of Oxehealth since January 2021, having previously been a non-executive director since 2016. He is Chair of East Balkan Properties Plc and Oxford Advanced Surfaces Ltd. Among other directorships, Mr. Ede-Golightly is Non-Executive Director of Sarossa plc, Serendipity Capital Ltd and Plant Health Care plc, and has extensive experience as a non-executive director of AIM-quoted companies with international business interests. Mr. Ede-Golightly was a founder of ORA Capital Partners in 2006, having previously worked as an analyst at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and Commerzbank.

Mr. Ede-Golightly is a CFA Charterholder and holds an M.A. degree in economics from Cambridge University. In 2012, he was awarded New Chartered Director of the Year by the Institute of Directors.
Hugh Lloyd-Jukes
President of OCRF
Hugh has been with Oxehealth since 2015.

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, practices Vipassana meditation and enjoys learning what he can from history

Advisory Board

Andy Mattin
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.
Professor Dean Fathers, Chair
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.
Ed Smith CBE, FCA
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.
Kathy McLean OBE
In addition to her role as Chair of University Hospitals Derby and Burton, Kathy is also Chair of the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care Board and a Non-Executive Director of both Barts Health and Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trusts. Prior to its merger with NHS England Kathy was Executive Medical Director and Chief Operating 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.
Michael Genovese
Michael Genovese is a board-certified psychiatrist with 20 years of experience. He has served in inpatient and outpatient settings and has served as the chief medical officer of the largest behavioral health provider in the United States. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, a member of the American Medical Association, a Fellow of both the American Psychiatric Association and the American Society of Addiction Medicine, and a member of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry.

Dr. Genovese co-founded the multidisciplinary medical practice Long Island Mind and Body in New York while practicing as an attending physician at NYU/Winthrop University Hospital. He was a fellow at the NYU/North Shore University Hospital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program, and he completed his residency training at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Before beginning his medical studies, Dr. Genovese earned a Juris Doctor degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He is a member of the New York Bar and the American Bar Association and is an advocate for attorneys and first responders seeking treatment for addiction and co-occurring disorders.
Stephen Dalton
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

Working with Experts by Experience

Technology has revolutionised almost every aspect of modern healthcare, providing us with more accurate, quicker diagnoses, more effective treatment, and swifter recovery. But not all patients receive the same level of care. All hospital patients benefit from patient monitoring apart from patients in mental health. At Oxehealth, we believe all patients deserve the best in care, supported by technology that has been developed with them, for their specific needs.

This is why Oxehealth has focused its efforts on inpatient mental healthcare. The people who choose to work with usas teammates, advisors and experts by experience share our values of integrity, inclusiveness, sensitivity, kindness, and compassion. These values underpin every aspect of our work so we can innovate in the best way we can to create better, safer care for those with severe and enduring mental illness.

That is what has driven us since we started our research work over a decade ago. We recognise that all mental health treatment raises important ethical questions, irrespective of whether technology tools are used. And we know that whilst technology can undoubtedly help address today’s challenges, it can also create concern.

This is why, from the start, we have worked collaboratively and respectfully with patients, carers, and clinicians to inform, challenge, and guide our developments. And why we will always be open to all views so we can learn together and ensure the work we do provides real benefit to all.

If you would like to work with us, please do get in touch.
Our team is a diverse mix of world-class engineers, clinical researchers and commercial leaders.
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