• How Is The Global Pandemic Affecting Kiwis In The US

    Humble Healthcare Heroes

    A series of interviews with healthcare workers and leading experts on the frontlines of this global pandemic.

  • Latest Episodes

    Episode 5 - Paul Viskovich

    A conversation with 20+ year health tech veteran and Founder and CEO of Healthfully, Paul Viskovich. Healthfully provides enterprises a solution for delivering a digitally enabled, unified consumer experience across all channels and care settings.

     

    In this interview, you'll learn from Paul his thoughts on the future of Telehealth, what it takes to start a healthcare business in the U.S., and how COVID-19 is impacting Healthfully's development plans and delivery of healthcare.

    Episode 4 - Hermione Hurley, MD

    A conversation with Denver Health Infectious Disease and Addiction Medicine doctor, Hermione Hurley, about how COVID-19 is affecting medical treatment for Denver's most vulnerable populations, including those with addictions, HIV, and are homeless.

     

    Hermione Hurley, MD moved from Dunedin to Denver in 2009 with her American husband, Matt. She has a Medical Degree from University of Otago as well as a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from University of Canterbury. Dr. Hurley is triple board certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, and Addiction Medicine, and her research interest is in improving transitions of health care for individuals released from justice facilities.

    Episode 3 - Lin H. Chen, MD, FACP, FASTMH, FISTM

    A conversation with travel medicine and emerging infectious diseases expert, Lin H. Chen, MD, who is an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, the Director of the Travel Medicine Center at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, MA, and President of the International Society of Travel Medicine. Dr. Chen discusses in depth about COVID-19, international travel and what precautions we should take as the economy begins to re-open and people begin to venture out.

    Episode 2 - Simone Hannah-Clark

    A conversation with Simone Hannah-Clark, an ICU Critical Care Nurse at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City fighting on the frontlines against COVID-19.

     

    Simone Hannah-Clark was born and raised in Hastings, New Zealand and moved to New York City in November 2004. She has worked at Mount Sinai Medical Center in the Medical ICU since 2005 and Hospital for Special Surgery since 2017.

    Episode 1 - Leo Celi MD, MS, MPH​

    A conversation with Associate Professor Leo Celi MD, MS, MPH - MIT Principal Research Scientist and Harvard Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Critical Care Physician who is on the frontlines battling to save lives against COVID-19 in Boston, MA. Leo was an intensive care and infectious disease consultant at Dunedin Hospital and a senior lecturer at Otago University School of Medicine from 2002-2007. He has been a mentor and helped advise many young New Zealanders to study and research in the United States, including at Harvard and MIT and collaborates with New Zealand based researchers with his work with MIT and medical informatics.

  • Keeping Spirits Up

    A series on how Kiwis are coping with crisis, staying connected, and keeping spirits up during these challenging times.

  • We recently had a chance to chat with the founder and CEO of medical device start-up, OPUM Technologies, Andrew McDaid, to see how he is navigating his business through the crisis and what tips he could provide to fellow Kiwis to keep spirits up. Q. Tell us about OPUM Technologies and how you...
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