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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 28, 2016

Nick Macchione, Director, Health and Human Services Agency, San Diego County, CA on the diversity of the population in San Diego with it's 4 distinct weather zones and threats of fires, extreme heat and earthquakes. Nick reveals how gathering data from a wide range of sources and using GIS data and predictive analytics...


Mar 21, 2016

Chris Fulcher PhD Director of the Center for Applied Research and Environmental Systems, Division of Applied Social Sciences, University of Missouri talks about the development of the Community Commons online tool using open data from federal and local sources to address Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNA)....


Mar 14, 2016

Dr. Lidia Schapira, Editor-in-Chief Cancer.net and Fergal McGovern CEO Visible Thread on the challenge of getting patients and caregivers accurate health information that is accessible and understandable.  Lidia and Fergal provide thoughtful observations about the challenges of providing accurate cancer related...


Mar 7, 2016

Andrew Schroeder PhD, Director of Research and Analysis, Direct Relief discusses the global spread of Zika and other mosquito borne viral diseases, impact of climate change on insects, and using real-time maps to prevent and mitigate epidemics by getting medicine to the right place at the right time.

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