Dr. Tom Dawson D.Phil (Oxon), MB.ChB, B.Med.Sci, DSportsMed is a clinician technologist who comes from a clinical and academic background. He was the director of The Science and Medicine of Athletic Performance at the University of Oxford until 2009 and has held a variety of clinical posts, mainly in Sports Medicine. He has a wide cross sector background having been the military medicine theme leader for the Haldane-Spearman Consortium and is an independent technical advisor to the Defence Sciences Advisory Council (UK).
In 2011 Dr Dawson founded Rescon, and has since been working with his team on developing performance and biological system evaluation frameworks incorporating advanced analytics capabilities that utilise sensors, self-reporting and observational evaluation. These have been developed in concert with assessment and development of state of the art wearables, funded by the US military (DARPA) and the European Space Agency. Tom is the lead author on multiple patents with 11 having been granted to date.
This talk will outline a self healing network model approach to health and social care analytics. Top level inputs will be described along with looped actions leading to a self improving model based on iterative feedback. The practicalities of data collection and fusion will be discussed along with real world examples to illustrate utility. Opportunities for new research and development of standards frameworks will also be outlined.