Research & Development

human-centered product design

We focus on the development of advanced software and data analytics products to support patients, clinicians and hospitals. We are at the forefront of physiological modeling, predictive analytics, software development and data science.

We have a connectivity platform that allows us to interoperate with other devices and systems. This allows us to optimise the information contained in the rich and currently untapped data streams of bedside monitors, treatment machines and other systems. 

A really important part of our product development process is user experience design and usability. We want to move past the era of poor user experiences in HealthTech, to the intuitive designs that we all expect from our smartphones and other devices. Why not in health tech too?

Our team includes doctors, nurses, designers, engineers, marketers etc. We work very closely with practicing clinicians from the start of any project to product release and beyond. We also engage with leading medical scientists and physiologists.

We have a great collaboration with Karl Hewson and the team at Cambridge Design Partnership, who have a truly holistic capability, founded on an evidence based approach. 

We are very fortunate to work closely with the MD-TEC Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre at University Hospitals Birmingham. They have a very high fidelity simulation facility in which we are able to test our prototypes in highly realistic situations. MD-TEC is led by Professor Tom Clutton-Brock MBE, who also led the UK Ventilator Challenge testing programme. 

 

data science

We are building a data analytics platform using Amazon Web Services to bring the huge volume of medical data to life in the form of actionable useful information and knowledge insights. 

Our goal is to improve patient safety through enhancing the quality of care and deliver performance improvement for hospitals.

“Research and development in software as a medical device and data science is challenging yet highly rewarding.  It’s great to think that our products can lead to real world impact, improving the lives of many”

Philip Leaning MEng – Head of R & D

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