We're pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Annabelle Painter as our new Medical Director. This is an integral appointment as we continue to grow our digital offering, and in particular embedding our AI triage capabilities, for healthcare providers in the UK.
Dr Annabelle Painter is an NHS doctor and a digital health advisor. She studied Medicine at Oxford Medical School and has a degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge. She is an active advisor in the digital health space with a focus on AI, hosts a podcast at the Royal Society of Medicine, is a member of the Digital Health Council, and has helped launch many AI tools into the health sector in the UK. She continues to work as a doctor in the NHS.
Visiba's Chief Commercial Officer, Fredrik Roxhage, said: “We are extremely excited to have Dr Painter on board at Visiba Care. Her pedigree is second to none and she will be invaluable as we look to support more healthcare providers in the UK utiilise our AI and digital tools to the benefit of patients.
“Ever since we formed in 2014, we have believed that digital tools will pave the way for better patient / doctor interactions and we are starting to see the reality of this now. In the UK, some GPs will struggle to meet the requirements around patient access stipulated in the new GP contract. Digital solutions and in particular AI-enabled triage can help and we look forward to being involved. Welcome to the team Annabelle!”
Dr Painter, our incoming Medical Director said: “The opportunity to work with a company that is at the forefront of innovation in AI-enabled triage tools that improve patient access and care appealed to me, both personally and as a doctor.
“I have been impressed by Visiba Care’s vision and dedication to using digital transformation as a tool for achieving and maintaining high-quality, accessible and patient-focused healthcare that ultimately improves lives. I cannot wait to get started and I will look forward to speaking to many of Visiba Care’s customers over the coming weeks and months.”
Visiba Care is currently working with health providers in a number of regions and we are looking to grow quickly across the rest of the UK. This appointment will support our ambitious growth plans and will be the first of many over the coming months.