Case Study: Dr Amy Louise Davis, Hexarad

Dr Amy Louise Davis is a consultant in Radiology from Epsom and the co-founder of Hexarad. Amy joined the programme in 2020.

Dr Amy Louise Davis – Co Founder Hexarad

Amy Louise Davis is a consultant in Radiology from Epsom and the co-founder of Hexarad. Amy was previously a BMJ associate editor for over 10 years, founding Endgames, a medical education section in the BMJ. Amy also worked as a clinical editor within research for BMJ Open and has led the BMJ Awards Diagnostics category since inception.

About The Innovation

Hexarad is a radiologist led radiology company; alongside the provision of Teleradiology services Hexarad have developed Optirad, a workflow management and business intelligence tool. Optirad improves productivity and efficiency within radiology departments to enable them to deliver a patient-centred service with timely and accurate scan reporting. Together with Hexarad’s teleradiology solution they can provide a holistic solution to the capacity demand crisis in radiology.

“The NHS CEP has created an ecosystem of support and learning for healthcare workers to dream big and innovate for the benefit of the NHS”


This innovation was developed to decrease the administrative burden on clinical radiology staff and to improve departmental efficiency to create ‘Intelligent Outsourcing’, only using teleradiology when essential.

About Participating in The Clinical Entrepreneur Programme

Since enrolling onto the Clinical Entrepreneur Programme, Amy has closed a 2.3m funding round and has several new contracts both in the NHS and private sector. Hexarad has been named in the UK’s 50 fastest growing start-ups and is in the first 100 UK company’s in the Digital Health Playbook created by the Department of International Trade.

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Published by Lucy Dentice

Deputy Programme Manager for the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme.