Dr Patricia Oakley
Strategic Service and Workforce Policy Analyst and Development Specialist
Dr. Oakley has over 40 years’ health and public service experience in both operational management and policy research and development. She has worked extensively with national policy-makers and Trust boards, executive directors and senior clinicians, and with service managers and clinical practitioners, in developing their strategies to deliver affordable public services. She has worked in management and organisational development; restructuring organisations and clinical care systems; designing and delivering skill-mix reviews and reprofiling programmes; conducting value for money audits and managing subsequent change programmes; and preparing strategic workforce and education and training investment plans.
Market Manager, Hillrom UK & Ireland
James has been working within the healthcare industry for 13 years in various sales and marketing roles, James joined Hillrom back in January 2017, responsible for Hillrom’s Safe Patient Handling portfolio. During James’ Hillrom career his responsibilities have changed and now alongside Safe Patient Handling, James is also focused on Smart Bed Technology and how this technology can be used within the UK to improve patient safety, improve patient outcomes, improve healthcare professional workflow and clinical decision making.
Anthony McInnes Willard
Hillrom UK Sales Manager, Connectivity Solutions
Anthony is the Connectivity Sales Manager for Hillrom and is responsible for the Connected Care solutions throughout the Hillrom portfolio. This includes Smart Beds, Vital and Cardiology integration together with Care Communications. Previous to Hillrom he held positions within the medical industry as UK Product Manager for Patient Monitoring solutions, European lead for remote access solutions, Project Manager and Senior Engineer. Ensuring devices deliver a connected solution saving valuable user time and ensuring data continuity with zero errors has been a passion for Anthony throughout his career. Our Hillrom mission statement of ‘Advancing Connected Care’ has enabled Anthony to take this passion to a new level including Cloud based technology and Artificial Intelligence.
Trainer, Mentor & Coach, TLP
Tom is a published and award-winning trainer, mentor and coach. Between 1990 and 2008 Tom worked alongside the NHS whilst enjoying a remarkable career in the pharmaceutical industry, during which time Tom held senior roles in sales, marketing and training.
In 2008 Tom set up his first company, TLP Ltd, which has gone from strength to strength ever since. Originally aimed at working with the pharma industry, TLP started to do more and more work with the NHS to the point where TLP has literally trained 1000’s of doctors, pharmacists, nurses, managers and other healthcare professionals in the last several years.
As well as working with HCP’s in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, Tom regularly works with HCP’s from other healthcare systems in Europe, America, Central America and The Far East.
Recognising that there is huge unmet need within the NHS, Tom has created iNHouSE to provide training and development in critical “soft skills” areas for healthcare professionals in order to make them more effective in their roles within the ever-changing environment of the NHS.
Sr. Manager of Clinical Development, Hillrom
Prior to Hillrom, Dana spent nearly six years as Clinical Solutions Manager at Voalte. Dana was previously Clinical Nurse Educator, House Wide Orientation Coordinator, and Team STEPPS Master Trainer at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Florida. She spent 11 years as a Charge Nurse and Transport Nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Sarasota Memorial, after serving as a Staff Nurse in the NICU at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg and Broward General Medical Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Dana earned her Critical Care RN certification along with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master’s in Nursing Education from University of South Florida, Tampa.
Director of Clinical Solutions, Hillrom
With more than 20 years of experience, Eric is a pioneer and patent inventor in healthcare alarm and event management solutions. Prior to Hillrom, Eric spent five years with Voalte as General Manager of Clinical Solutions, where he led the Clinical SME teams to support Sales, Services, Engineering, Product and Marketing. His vision and executive team leadership helped establish Voalte as the market leader in Clinical Communication & Collaboration software, which led to the company’s recent acquisition by Hillrom. Eric previously spent four years with Ascom as Vice President of Clinical Applications, where he led the North American launch of a jointly developed alert and alarm management software project between Ascom and GE Healthcare. Prior to Ascom, Eric was the fourth employee at Emergin. During his 13 years at the company, he held titles of Product Manager, Business Development Manager, Channel Manager and Corporate Account Manager. His vision and guidance reporting to the CEO helped establish Emergin as the market leader in alarm management software, which led to the company’s eventual acquisition by Philips Healthcare. Eric earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Dakota State University in South Dakota.