Barnaby Perks has spent the last 10 years working with state-of-the-art technologies to improve
“The coronavirus crisis has been a greater catalyst for the implementation of telecare, than two decades of many brilliant, but many failed attempts. Overnight, telecare has connected service users with providers in Europe and the United States. For individuals struggling with a
1. We need a new global ambition for
2. We need evidence-based solutions now more than ever.
“Many start-ups create the technology first and only consider the content and evidence base afterwards, often due to naivety and sometimes to avoid the fact the evidence-based protocol belongs to the author/researcher that spent years researching and developing it. We need solutions now more than ever before do what they claim to do. Those solutions that are validated by evidence-based research should rise to the top.”
3. We need to accelerate scalable, innovations.
“As demand for virtual care surges, new tools and platforms that can scale the supply of high-quality treatment are vital. New technology-led interventions have an unparalleled opportunity. However, demonstrating efficacy and value will be essential for continued utilization. Given the criticality of the situation, the rapid deployment of smarter, evidence-based solutions should be prioritized.”
“In the US
5. Regulatory systems need to keep pace.
“Because the acceleration and adoption of new technologies are happening at an unprecedented rate, regulatory systems need to keep pace. Navigating this should be easier for new technologies and the approval process for new devices and therapies should become less time and resource-intensive. We don’t want it to become the wild west, but no rules are just as bad as too many rules.
About Barnaby Perks, Co-founder & CEO of Oxford VR
Barnaby has spent the last 10 years working with state-of-the-art technologies to improve
OVR’s work builds on two decades of ground-breaking clinical research by Daniel Freeman, Professor of Clinical Psychology at Oxford University. Oxford VR is committed to developing evidence-based, cost-effective and scalable solutions using cutting-edge VR technology. Prior to this Barnaby spent the previous seven years as Founding CEO of Ieso
During his stewardship at Ieso
Barnaby has also scaled several companies developing assistive technologies for people with complex special needs. He also spent seven years in global product commercialisation roles at GE’s geospatial asset management software business. Barnaby holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Economics and an MSc in Biomedical Engineering, both from the University of Dundee.
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