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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.

Dec 10, 2017

Cory Kidd PhD Founder and CEO Catalia Health has been exploring the use of robots and artificial intelligence for improving healthcare for over 20 years.  He and his team have taken on the challenge of figuring out why people don't stay with a drug regimen for chronic conditions.  Using the robot Mabu, they are able...


Dec 4, 2017

Marty Driscoll, CEO of Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, discusses treatments for the hepatitis B virus, a disease suffered by 250 million people globally who are chronically infected with the hepatitis B virus. Marty talks about what a functional cure for chronically infected patients means, and what Spring Bank is doing to...


Nov 26, 2017

Michelle Niedziela, PhD, Scientific Director, HCD Research reveals the testing that pharmaceutical companies engage in to insure that tv and print ads reach their target audience.  For over 20 years, HCD has been conducting research with health care professionals, patients, and caregivers using traditional...


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...