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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.

Nov 12, 2017

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a method of noninvasive neuromodulation being used to treat depression. Joe Perekupka, VP of Sales Operations at Brainsway discusses their proprietary deep TMS (dTMS) technology which is able to affect areas of the brain previously unreachable by standard TMS. The Brainsway...


Nov 5, 2017

Joe Krieger, President, Boston Biolife shines light on the robust world of regenerative medicine.  He describes how many of the medical breakthroughs have come about because experts in diverse disciplines came together to figure out how to help the body heal itself.  One key driver has been advances in sports...


Nov 1, 2017

Graham Dodge, Co-Founder and CEO, Sickweather is part detective and part entrepreneur.  He and his team are harvesting real time data from social media to identify early warning signs of the outbreak of the flu or allergy season.  Using this social surveillance along with other reported health related and historical...


Oct 25, 2017

Patients with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis (NCFBE), a progressive pulmonary disease, currently have no treatment options in the US. Nancy Pecota, CFO of Aradigm Corporation, discusses NCFBE and what Aradigm is doing to help these patients and possibly others who have an un-diagnosed condition . Their inhalable...


Oct 24, 2017

Raj Oswal, Founder, O.Connect is enthusiastic about the potential of an event app to not only provide an online version of the conference program but also to encourage networking and sharing on social media while also providing access to speakers and presentations.  With an expertise in developing apps for the...