Dr Rupert Dunbar-Rees
Dr Rupert Dunbar-Rees is Founder/CEO of Outcomes Based Healthcare, and a GP by background. He trained in Medicine at Imperial College, gaining a degree in Orthopaedics from University College London. He was a Partner in general practice for five years before joining the Dept of Health, London for three years, as Clinical Lead on the Commercial Team. He led the clinical work stream on a £1.25BN NHS procurement programme, resulting in 265 new GP surgeries across the UK. Rupert was selected for the Value Based Healthcare Delivery course at Harvard Business School, where he studied the principles underpinning outcomes based approaches to healthcare globally. He holds a finance MBA with distinction from CASS Business School in the City, with an award-winning research dissertation on the healthcare market in England. Rupert is a BMJ published author and peer reviewer on competition in healthcare, and health outcomes. In 2016, Rupert was selected as one of eight NHS Innovation Fellows by NHS England.
Juliana Bersani is co-founder and COO at OBH. An economist by background, Juliana worked in strategy consulting, with a strong emphasis in finance and M&A, before moving into the healthcare sector. Following a MBA from CASS Business School, she joined a large international organisation that provides research, consulting, and technology services to healthcare providers worldwide, with focus on quality and operational efficiency in acute care. She concentrated on new market entry and international sales strategy for Latin America and Southern Europe, working with acute providers’ C-suite in trying to identify solutions to their immediate strategic needs. At OBH, Juliana’s focus is twofold; drawing upon a strong background in statistics, her work involves accurate measurement and presentation of outcomes data, ensuring metrics are a true representation of outcomes performance. Juliana’s work also includes reimbursement and contracting for outcomes, having co-authored the paper “Contracting for Outcomes: A Value-Based Approach”, written as a partnership between OBH and Capsticks. Juliana is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian.
Dr Nasrin Hafezparast
Dr Nasrin Hafezparast is co-founder and CTO at OBH. She is dual trained in both Computer Science and Medicine, both at University College London. As a fully qualified medical doctor, she has experience working as a doctor in A&E, General Practice and Hospital Medicine in London. Nasrin has an entrepreneurial background and skill set. She is a Teaching Fellow and co-leads the healthcare pathway in the MSc Technology Entrepreneurship at UCL, and is an Advisory Board member of Reform, the independent think-tank. She was selected by Management Today as one of ’35 women under 35′, and selected as one of ‘Twenty women in data & tech’ by The Female Lead and Women in Tech. She spoke at TEDxTehran on ‘Breaking through the disease barrier’. In addition, her interest in technology led her to co-found a website design and development agency in 2004 where she explored the online tech space and continues to manage a successful online B2B venture today.
Nasrin brings an invaluable combination of technology and healthcare experience to OBH’s technical and process work on outcomes measurement. She has an extensive understanding and background in clinical and health datasets, and patient-reported data. Harvard Business School Value-Based Healthcare Delivery alumnus.
Mushtaq Khan is a business intelligence specialist with over 10 years experience working in the NHS. Delivering bespoke performance reporting frameworks, QIPP financial modelling and reporting tools across much of East and Central London NHS organisations. Mushtaq’s focus over the last few years has been on a myriad of projects aimed at delivering the integrated care agenda including the Better Care Fund, primarily on modelling specialties which look to prevent unplanned admissions and moving care out of hospitals and into the community. Previously Mushtaq led on the production of a range of acute productivity metrics across North Central London CCGs and their associated hospital providers.
At OBH, Mushtaq works as a NHS informatics specialist developing technical specifications for the outcome sets, and working with clients to extract baseline outcome data.
Nico Schonken is an information and data integration professional with experience in setting up data services, data governance and business intelligence systems. He has also been involved in creating information strategies for large NHS organisations. Nico has worked in a variety of industries including finance, retail, music and the NHS. Before joining OBH, Nico was head of business intelligence and performance at Herts Valleys CCG, and head of informatics at East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust, where in both roles, he led teams of analysts and software developers.
He is a trained software developer, holding an MSc in Computer Science and an MBA. He is also a certified Healthcare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner and was recently part of the Kings Fund Leadership programme. His specialties include Business Intelligence software and technologies, Project Management, People Management, Business Analysis, Account Management and Information Governance.