The Eva team is comprised of three organisations at the forefront of change and innovation in their respective industries: expert healthcare investigation consultants Verita, global technology specialists AlfaPeople, and Microsoft.
Verita is the UK’s leading provider of serious incident investigation consultancy. With over 17 years’ experience and a team of expert advisors, our work includes the 2012 NHS-based investigations into Jimmy Savile. We were also invited by Spire Healthcare to review their governance arrangements following the scandal surrounding the surgical practice of Mr Ian Paterson. Our experience from these and countless other healthcare investigations have informed the development of the Eva Investigation Application.
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AlfaPeople is a global software consultancy firm specialising in Microsoft business technology. We are a Gold Partner and privileged member of Microsoft’s inner circle, with a background in the deployment of cutting-edge technology in healthcare. Our team has over 15 years’ experience implementing solutions for some of the biggest healthcare providers in the UK, from Patient Relationship Management systems in large NHS Trusts, to the development of a Virtual Fracture Clinic.
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Microsoft is the world’s leading technology company with investment of over £1bn a year in research and development in areas like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Microsoft’s recent innovations in the healthcare sector include tools to predict the onset of cardiac or respiratory arrest, allowing clinicians to intervene sooner; and supporting the use of holograms during surgery at Alder Hey Children’s hospital. Eva is powered by Microsoft Dynamics 365.
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The digitisation of the healthcare sector will intensify exponentially in the coming decades – and partnerships with industry and tech leaders is a fundamental part of this change. With Eva, comes:
Ed Marsden has a clinical background in general and psychiatric nursing and NHS management, with previous roles at the National Audit Office, the Department of Health and the West Kent Health Authority, where he was director of performance management. Ed worked with Kate Lampard on a lessons learnt report for the Secretary of State for Health following the publication of the Jimmy Savile investigations. He also investigated the concerns arising from a BBC Panorama investigation into the G4S-run immigration removal centre at Gatwick airport. Ed is a founder of Eva.
Chris Brougham is one of Verita’s most experienced investigators, having conducted some of its most high-profile investigations and reviews. As head of training, Chris has developed training courses for the systematic investigation of serious incidents and complex complaints. She has delivered these courses across a range of organisations and sectors, receiving consistently excellent feedback. Chris’ knowledge and experience were an integral part of Eva’s design.
Martyna is AlfaPeople’s digital transformation expert, guiding customers towards success in highly complex, customised IT projects. Martyna’s focus is to empower employees, increase the standard of delivery, improve efficiency, support an increasingly mobile workforce and ensure organisations are complying with with modern standards and regulations. Martyna is AlfaPeole’s Healthcare expert, having led the functional delivery stream for a BMI Healthcare project and developed Virtual Fracture Clinic, a tool for clinicians to deliver better care whilst saving time and money.
Before joining AlfaPeople UK, Philip spent over 10 years with Microsoft as a Healthcare and Education lead for Dynamics. During this time, Philip created a Patient Relationship Management proposition that was awarded Microsoft’s Gold Award for outstanding performance for two years running.
Since joining Verita in 2012, Peter has had a particular focus on the development and evolution of our diagnostic tools – including the Eva investigation application, Organisational Resilience Assessment and Complaints diagnostic – as well as undertaking numerous investigations in both public and private healthcare. In his role as a Verita board director, he oversees relationships with a number of key clients and manages the financial control of the organisation.
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