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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.

Jul 18, 2017

Jill Gilbert, Producer, Digital Health Summit talks about new solutions that are being tested to improve medical care and outcomes.  She points to challenges presented by embedded legacy systems and how digital health entrepreneurs are creatively proving that new models of care do work and can be integrated into...


Jul 10, 2017

Howard Rose, Founder and CEO, Firsthand Technology has 20 years of experience finding therapeutic uses of Virtual Reality (VR) for healthcare.  Howard talks about how technologies have become friendlier, faster, more mobile and less costly to allow for VR applications to be offered to address a range of types of pain...


Jul 2, 2017

Heidi Rataj is an award-winning documentary producer and director and a caregiver for her mom.  Heidi talks about her own fear of aging and the search for a new narrative for seniors as they age.  While we need to be respectful of all journeys, activating seniors to allow them to accomplish goals is key to a healthier...


Jun 28, 2017

Barry McDonogh, Senior Vice President, Sales and Business Development, TruTag Technologies talks about their new on-dose microtags and authentication process that  insures pharmaceutical brand integrity and safety for the consumer.  This technology adds minimal cost to drug manufacturing and is a strong deterrent...


Jun 21, 2017

Judith Sheft, Associate Vice President for Technology and Enterprise Development, New Jersey Innovation Institute talks about how a small state like New Jersey is working with public and private universities to bring new technology to the healthcare market. With a background in chip technology, Judith is particularly...