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Welcome to the Empowered Patient Podcast with Karen Jagoda.  This show is a window into the latest innovations in digital health and the changing dynamic between doctors and patients.

Topics on the show include

  • the emergence of personalized medicine and breakthroughs in genomics
  • advances for aging in place
  • using big data from wearables and sensors
  • transparency in the medical marketplace
  • challenges for connected health entrepreneurs

The audience includes researchers, medical professionals, patient advocates, entrepreneurs, patients, caregivers, solution providers, students, journalists, and investors.

Mar 19, 2019

Jani Tuomi, Co-Founder, imaware and Kelly O'Neill, author and rheumatoid arthritis warrior talk about how at-home blood testing can empower patients with vital information to inform their discussions with doctors.  Both talk about how easy self testing for rheumatoid arthritis is a smart way to follow up on early...


Mar 13, 2019

Frank Ochberg MD is a psychiatrist, pioneer in trauma science, and co-founder of the Trust for Trauma Journalism, an organization with the goal of providing funding to advance exemplary reporting and the care of journalists who are bearing witness to violence, conflict and tragedy.  We talk about journalists as first...


Mar 6, 2019

Dr. Dan Alkon, President and Chief Scientific Officer, Neurotrope is an internationally recognized pioneer in research on brain based neural networks, the molecular basis of memory and degenerative brain disorders.  Neurotrope has seen very promising results in clinical trials with Bryostatin-1 with patients with...


Feb 28, 2019

Bob Geho, CEO, Diasome discusses the current treatments for diabetes and the nearly 100 year history of insulin.  He talks about the company's hepatocyte directed vesicle (HDV) nanotechnology that can be added to any insulin to lessen the instances of high and low blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. ...


Feb 13, 2019

Brad Younggren MD, Chief Medical Officer, 98point was trained as an emergency medicine doctor and has brought his expertise to the online world of on-demand primary care.  Brad talks about the value of giving patients access to accurate resources at any time of the day to diagnose symptoms, recommend treatment, escalate...