Podcasts

Christopher Shaw Interview

Christopher Shaw is a specialist consultant in mental health design, and has over 28 years’ experience in healthcare architecture.  He enjoyed long involvement with the Medical Architecture Research Unit (MARU) at the now London South Bank University prior to founding Medical Architecture in 1991, where he has since driven the global growth of the company. A passionate advocate for evidence based design, significant elements of his day-today work involve the research and evaluation of healthcare buildings in the UK and worldwide. A particular area of Christopher’s expertise lies in strategic health planning to enable design for the enhancement of clinical outputs and the human experience of medical care.

Helen Parker Interview

Helen Parker, Director of Strategic Development, Pinnacle Ventures, New Zealand

Helen Parker’s UK clinical, managerial and academic career in health care spanned 30 years. After a career in district nursing and practice nursing, Helen spent some years developing and managing NHS integrated community services as a Director on Primary Care Trusts. She was also a member of the Department of Health Transforming Community Services Board. Before moving to New Zealand late 2013, Helen was involved in the early design and implementation of Super Partnerships, new models of care and ownership models for general practice and was a senior fellow with the health think tank The Nuffield Trust, UK. Since joining Pinnacle Helen has been leading the strategic development, implementation and evaluation of the Health Care Home and working on Health Care Home #2 innovations.  Alongside her registered nurse qualification Helen has a BSc in Community Health, a Masters degree in Primary Care Policy and Management and is a qualified executive coach.

Sharon Manhi and Theresa Hegarty Interview

Sharon Manhi has worked in the NHS for over 20 years initially in primary care and then in 2001 she started work at the Royal United Hospitals (RUH), Bath, NHS Foundation Trust. As an NHS Manager, her experience has been in an operational and quality improvement role and for the last 3 years as Lead for Patient and Carer Experience. Theresa Hegarty has worked in the NHS since 1977 as an Occupational Therapist, leader, manager, and counsellor and as Head of Patient Experience from 2007 - 2015 at the Royal United Hospitals (RUH), Bath, NHS Foundation Trust. For further information please contact: sharonmanhi@nhs.net or theresa.hegarty@nhs.net

Amy Bucher Podcast part 2/2

Amy Bucher, Ph.D., is the Behavior Change Design Director at Mad*Pow in Boston. Amy focuses on crafting engaging and motivating solutions that help people change behavior, especially related to health, wellness, learning, and financial well-being. Previously she worked with CVS Health as a Senior Strategist for their Digital Specialty Pharmacy, and with Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions Group as Associate Director of Behavior Science. Amy spent many years designing and product managing digital health coaching programs such as health risk assessments, chronic health management programs, behavioral health interventions, medication/therapy adherence, and wellness programs. Amy received her A.B. magna cum laude in psychology from Harvard University, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in organizational psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Amy Bucher Interview

Amy Bucher, Ph.D., is the Behavior Change Design Director at Mad*Pow in Boston. Amy focuses on crafting engaging and motivating solutions that help people change behavior, especially related to health, wellness, learning, and financial well-being. Previously she worked with CVS Health as a Senior Strategist for their Digital Specialty Pharmacy, and with Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions Group as Associate Director of Behavior Science. Amy spent many years designing and product managing digital health coaching programs such as health risk assessments, chronic health management programs, behavioral health interventions, medication/therapy adherence, and wellness programs. Amy received her A.B. magna cum laude in psychology from Harvard University, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in organizational psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.