Physitrack, founded in 2012, is a digital healthcare company and the provider of a solution for patient engagement that encompasses clinical home exercise and education prescription, outcomes tracking and Telehealth for physical rehabilitation and prevention.
Physitrack was part of the first cohort of the NHS’s Digital London accelerator program, an effort that was founded in order to identify and promote digital solutions with the capability to help the UK public healthcare system improve care quality.
Physitrack is part of select group of companies in the healthcare sector that were invited to become part of Apple’s Mobility Partner Program (MPP) at its launch in 2015. MPP is spearheaded by some of Apple’s best application and business development professionals and provides partners with user interface and user experience design guidance, coordinates from Apple’s Cupertino headquarters.
The idea for Physitrack came about in late 2011, when a relative of one the co-founders was given an unclear paper home exercise handout after a knee operation. This greatly reduced his motivation to do his home exercise program. The founders decided that there should be a better way to encourage and track patient adherence and thereby achieving faster and more effective recovery.
For over three years, the Physitrack team worked tirelessly and initially self-funded, and later with the support of funds from friends and family, to design and develop what would eventually become a new global standard in patient engagement and patient outcome tracking that is today used in 102 countries around the world, by over 1.1 million patients.
Physitrack was born out of a desire to create a more effective way to prescribe exercise programs, as well as improve patient outcomes and reduce unnecessary wastage in healthcare systems around the world.
Physitrack’s research work is done in collaboration with clinical experts from around the world: physiotherapists from public and private healthcare, including several NHS trusts, the Australian and Irish Physiotherapy associations, exercise physiologists, osteopaths and chiropractors. The clinical research is paired with both in-house and outsourced user interface and user experience development to create a solution that fits the needs of both healthcare practitioners and patients.
We also work with some of the world’s leading Universities in the areas of education and research, including the Universities of Melbourne and Sydney, La Trobe University, Cardiff University, Edith Cowan University, Victoria University, University of Western Australia and many others.
Nathan has been developing for the Internet since 1996 and co-founded Physitrack following his success with Dutch ventures Lexa and Kamernet. He holds degrees in television production and computer science. Early projects in Nathan’s career include UX design for the Long Beach Fire Department and design of artificial intelligence decision support for emergency first response.
Breht has a background in engineering, specializing in the design and delivery of complex offshore facilities.
His previous roles have entailed establishing and monitoring risk mitigation protocols for both physical infrastructure and associated protocol based safety and control systems.
Breht has extensive industry experience in the areas of risk mitigation and intellectual property information management.
Frank is a trained physiotherapist in areas including sports rehabilitation and chronic conditions. Combining his passion for healthcare and innovation together with previous experience in marketing, Frank leads Physitrack’s efforts in the Netherlands.
Jill is the ART specialist for University of Texas women’s athletics. She has experience treating highly trained athletes, such as the San Jose Sharks, Canadian National Figure Skaters, University of Texas athletes, and world class Ironman athletes.
Prof. Kim Bennell is a research physiotherapist and Professor and Director of the Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, in Physiotherapy at the School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne.
Hank has 20 years of institutional business development experience in risk management systems, publishing and finance. He holds a BSc in finance and accounting.
Henrik has over 20 years of experience in institutional business development and entrepreneurship. He started his career with Reuters Plc in 1995 where he developed and marketed financial information and risk management systems before moving into banking and finance. He holds a BSc in Finance and Economics from USBE and is a bestselling author in his native Sweden.
Marijn comes with 15 years experience in institutional business development and channel management, both in Europe and Asia Pacific. Having worked for Nike and a range of other international companies, Marijn has an intricate knowledge of doing business in the Asia Pacific region. Marijn holds a BA in International Tourism Management.
Joseph Paunovich is a partner of Quinn Emanuel, Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP. His practice focuses on intellectual property for clients such as IBM and Uber Technologies Inc. Mr. Paunovich was a member of the University of Michigan Inteflex Program (a combined B.S./M.D. program) where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology and graduated from the University of Michigan Law School.
Jonpaul is the lead Strength and Conditioning Coach for the UK service charity Help for Heroes. As a result of 14 years' service in Royal Army Physical Training Corps he is highly experienced in the fields of exercise rehabilitation, strength and conditioning and disability sport. Currently he provides strength and conditioning support to wounded British service personnel who are on performance para-sport pathways and works extensively with the British Paralympic Association (BPA), English Institute of Sport (EIS), British Cycling and British Weight Lifting.
Michael Sloniewsky has over 15 years of experience in healthcare, including with RMG, Inc., South Carolina, where he has played a key role in strategy and operations at corporate level, as well as within RMG’s OsteoArthritis Centers of America business, and with US Physical Therapy prior to that. Mike is a graduate of Columbia Business School's Executive Programs and Virginia Tech.
Roz graduated from Kings College London as a physiotherapist and has worked extensively within the MSK and orthopaedic sectors, including three years at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. Having worked in various clinics and with international sports physicians, Roz leads our ongoing exercise library expansion and helps translate clinician needs into new app functionalities.
Australian Specialist Sports Physiotherapist for spinal, lumbar-pelvic and hip conditions. International lecturer on the diagnosis and exercise rehabilitation of lumbar-pelvic and hip regions. Founder of the Bounce Back exercise system of active rehabilitation.
Boniface is an internationally recognised integrated osteopath, who likes to use the broadest possible holistic approach to understanding and treating his patients according to their singularity, lifestyle and environment. He also has special interest in women's health, pregnancy care and pre and post partum optimisation.
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