iQudos Medical Services
Mike Henley is iQudos' medical director. He is also a practicing consultant surgeon and understands the needs and advantages of practice based commissioning. Prior to studying medicine he was involved in IT development and this interest continued with Medical Director roles in New Media companies during the 1990’s.
He has a solid grounding in medical research. Mike was research fellow for the Royal College of Surgeons of England studying the use of computer simulation to assess clinical competence. His current roles also include a seat on Hospital and Department of Health Committees for Clinical Governance. He is elected to the Executive of the British Medical Association’s Consultants Committee.
He has been with iQudos since its foundation and is passionately determined to realise his vision of providing hospital quality care on the patient’s doorstep.
Ron Summers is a Director of iQudos who advises on technical aspects of the current and future products and services offered by the Company.
He is Professor of Information Engineering at Loughborough University where his research interests combine informatics and systems with an application to medicine and biology.
Ron has worked at the interface between academia and industry throughout his career and brings this experience to the healthcare setting for iQudos.
He has co-founded two companies that also work in the health informatics space. Ron has volunteered his services for national and international organisations, evidenced by being a two-term Vice-President of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, a former Chair of the IMEKO Technical Committee on measurement in medicine and biology, and is currently the immediate past-President of the UK’s Institute of Measurement and Control. He has a BSc in Biophysics, an MSc in Information Engineering, and a PhD in Measurement and Information in Medicine.
Fred Jacobs is the iQudos CEO and a director. Fred is a director or advisor to embryonic technology companies and established organisations like the NHS.
Fred also sits on the Legal Services Panel of the Institue of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
In the past, Fred has advised multinational organisations on risk management and compliance issues and was the 2008 Chairman of the Anti-Money Laundering Supervisors Forum for the UK and Ireland. Fred started as an accountant with what is now PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Fred started his career in private health care as Chief Operating Officer of Island Care and continued his career in health care as an Executive Officer and Certifying Financial Officer for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance with Aphton Corporation, a publicly listed biotechnology company developing treatments for gastrointestinal cancers. Fred brings a global perspective in profitable health care delivery to iQudos.
Fred has a BSc in Accounting and Economics.
Donna Rodgers is iQudos Operational Services Manager and Head of Nursing Services. She is also the senior clinical facilitator for Health Informatics at Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. A registered general nurse with a BSc in Health Informatics, she has twenty five years experience in the NHS.
Most recently Donna project managed the implementation of electronic order communications and results reporting component of Derby Hospitals electronic patient record solution. She firmly believes in the use of electronic information systems as the means to delivering modern healthcare.
Engaged as the Software Development Manager for iQudos, Steven Pike leads the design,
architecture and software development of the company's expert systems currently
deployed to the NHS secure network. Steve has a HND in electronics and is a certified PRINCE 2
practitioner with over 25 years’ experience in software and related systems.
Steven was previously key to implementations of the Boots Advantage Card kiosk
and Tesco Direct's in store stock checking systems. In the past he ran his own consultancy firm
supplying bespoke software systems including a postal consolidators administration system,
which AnPost (Ireland) ultimately purchased the rights to.
In his younger days he won the National Junior Cycling Championships and represented
Great Britain in the Team Pursuit at the Cycling World Championships in Italy.
Owen Gunter is the Senior Developer at iQudos. He brings with him a wealth of development
experience spanning over 25 years. Prior to working at iQudos he worked as a computer
consultant providing services to many blue chip companies. Over the years he has
developed a range of skills including full life cycle web development which is critical
to the development of iQudos systems.
Owen's interests outside of computing revolve around horses and horse racing; being
an ex-owner and amateur jockey. He rode successfully for several years and his horses
were multiple winners.
Sue Hagan is Head of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs at iQudos. Sue also advises
start-up and existing companies providing Project Leadership and Pharma industry
expertise. A registered pharmacist, with a B. Sc. (Hons) in pharmacy and PhD in
drug delivery systems, she has over fifteen years’ experience with the pharmaceutical,
biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. Sue has worked in research and development
in both big Pharma and small biopharmaceutical companies.
Sue ensures regulatory compliance of iQudos’ medical device software and project
manages the clinical investigations required to register medical devices in the
EU. Sue is also Programme Manager of the iQudos pipeline.
Sheila Price joined iQudos as a Research Fellow in December 2009. She has a background
in Health Informatics research and was a Research Associate based in the Research
School of Informatics at Loughborough University and Secretary of its Health Informatics
Research Group until 2007. She holds a BSc in Information and Library Studies (1992).
Her research interests focus on the use of informatics within the modern healthcare
arena, including issues surrounding the deployment of the electronic care record
in the UK, clinical knowledge management, innovative uses for home based monitoring
devices and child health informatics.
She is a past Executive Secretary of the UK Health Informatics Society. Current
interests include developing technology roadmapping techniques for use in healthcare
and supporting patient centred care by the use of IT.
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