Jeremy Picton-Turbervill (BSc) has in-depth knowledge and experience of the use of Radio Frequency Identification DEvices (RFID) and Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) in the UK healthcare sector to provide both patient safety and efficiency benefits.
Jeremy has over 25 years' experience in information technology, working in different sectors including agriculture, human resources, waste management, software publishing and, for the past 15 years, healthcare.
He has been involved with many of the early UK healthcare RFID projects whilst working for Safe Patient Systems Ltd, BlueStar Ltd and System C Healthcare plc. Projects included patient identification and tracking, medical records file and medical equipment location and tracking.
A graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, with an honours degree in biochemistry and microbiology, Jeremy’s career in IT started with Farmplan Computer Systems Ltd in the early ‘80’s at first in a business development role and then head of systems development.
In the healthcare sector, Jeremy has been a contributor to the Healthcare Interoperability Forum and the Integrated Care Records Service Working Group defining the National System Requirements for Clinical Systems.