Digital health and social care for safer, longer lives at lower cost
xim is a digital health company that combines a track record in creative digital media with extensive experience in eHealth.
We have a track record spanning 15 years in research excellence, having been funded by the European Union and the UK Technology Strategy Board in numerous collaborative projects with partners across Europe.
Our team combines outstanding track records in creative design, nursing, computer science and eHealth. We share a passion for delivering innovation to our customers, through creativity and professionalism. More ...
What We Do
Xim develops digital health solutions that empower people to live healthier, safer and longer lives – while reducing costs and risks for health providers. Our key competences are:
- Mobile health (“mHealth”) solution design and development
- User-centered design and advanced user interfaces
- Computer vision, and machine learning for digital health solutions.
LAURENCE PEARCE CEO
Laurence combines a BSc Computer Science (2.1), an MBA from Warwick Business School, business planning for Ford of Europe and ten years experience in eHealth management consultancy before forming xim in 1999. He has over 15 years’ experience in writing, managing and participating in EC R&D projects. He has acted as project manager for two research projects, acted as an evaluator for the Commission in three calls as well as a peer reviewer for a number of projects.
ELIZABETH A CROCKER Director
Elizabeth has a BSc in Nursing and Physiology from the State University of New York, and an MSc in Healthcare and Business Administration from Long Island University. She has vast international knowledge of health systems, health and social care technologies, data and bioinformatics, condition management, and outcomes measurement. Elizabeth led several early adopter projects for electronic health records systems and for the development of Case Management guidelines and protocols now adopted as the international standard. She founded a Managed Care service company and designed an electronic Case Management tool incorporating health and social care, case management, self-management and outcomes measurement with a focus on patient and carer usability.
Bruce has over 20 years experience as a designer of time-based digital media with work ranging from animated titles for BBC, Discovery and interactive TV to award winning website and user interface design. There are many other strings to his bow, from circus performing to leadership coaching, which only add to his understanding and breadth of communication design. He has been xim’s senior designer since its start.
Gina brings over 10 years’ experience of supporting large ICT programmes in the NHS and healthcare administration to xim, and is responsible for tracking and supporting xim’s research and commercial projects along with its quality processes.
Justin has a Unix, Java and C++ development background in addition to experience in multilingual technical support, software version control and computer-based learning for engineering. He has a 2.1 B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering from University of Surrey. As part of XIM’s work in AXMEDIS, Justin developed an automated content processing factory for video and image ingestion, adaptation and publishing to mobile and broadband platforms. He has also developed numerous web-service applications for XIM’s clients, and has led the development of XIM’s Java-based MusicKiosk platform in the CALLAS project.
Xim has long-established partnerships with academia and industry across Europe.
Our commercial partners include:
Supporting CGI Health with specialist digital health knowledge and knowledge of ICT opportunities in the UK NHS, in particular the community and mental health sector
Engineering Ingegneria SpA
Supporting Engineering’s CUbRIK crowd-sourced search project, providing social marketing, video and dissemination support.
Collaboration with BBC research and development as partners in 2 projects and maintains links for future media-related opportunities
Partnering with this innovative integrated care provider in developing care planning apps
Addressing social isolation and medication adherence for home-based patients
Longstanding partnership delivering ICT consultancy to NHS organisations across the UK
Collaborating on two large EU-funded projects for Ambient Assisted Living
Collaborating in a large EU-funded project for Ambient Assisted Living
Digital Video SrL Expert Systems
Partners in CALLAS
Partners in GoldUI
Partners in GoldUI
Our academic/research partners include:
University of Portsmouth
Exploring vital signs monitoring and early warning indicators
University of Reading
Partners in AXMEDIS and CALLAS
University of Leeds
Novel media applications; partners in AXMEDIS
University of Southampton
Researching Computer Vision techniques and algorithms
Politecnico di Milano
Partners in CUbRIK
Università degli Studi di Firenze
Partners in AXMEDIS
Co-funding Healthy@Work and REVOLUTION projects