James Barlow

James Barlow is a Professor of Technology and Innovation Management at Imperial College Business School and Associate Director of Research and Evaluation for Imperial College Health Partners. From 2006 to 2013, Dr. Barlow was the PI and a Co-director of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded Health and Care Infrastructure Research and Innovation Centre (HaCIRIC). During the 1990s, his work focused on the concept of ‘smart homes’ where information and communications technology is used to help control the functions of the home, including building smart homes for elderly and disabled people. His current research focuses on the adoption, implementation and sustainability of innovation in healthcare systems. This has included extensive work on the development and introduction of remote care. Dr. Barlow has also worked extensively with companies involved in healthcare technologies including Orange, BT Health, Philips and Tunstall.