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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.

Feb 27, 2017

Sher Ali Butt, CEO, CB Therapeutics was presenting at a recent University of California San Diego IGNITE Innovator & Entrepreneur conference.  He was there to highlight their novel way of producing cannabinoids in yeast bypassing the need for land, water and other elements involved with growing cannabis plants to...


Feb 26, 2017

Niranjanaa Jeeva talks about the March 4-5 UC Health Hackathon that will focus on improving health in low-resource communities and creative ways to address health care needs of refugees.  Now in it's third year, this competitive event mixes individuals with medical and technology expertise and awards prize money to...


Feb 23, 2017

Jefferson McMillan, Manager, Healthcare Analytics, Enterprise  Data Warehouse, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University is an expert in geo-spatial visualization and getting data tools into the hands of a wide variety of people.  He takes delight in working with end-users when they realize that by looking at...


Feb 12, 2017

Jonathan Mack PhD, Program Coordinator Health Care Informatics Program, University of San Diego is excited about the diversity of skills that are needed in the ever expanding health care information technology industry.  He shines a light on the increased risk from cyber attacks on health information, the reduction of...


Feb 8, 2017

Ruth Bush PhD, Associate Professor, Beyster Institute for Nursing Research at the University of San Diego talks about changing expectations for patient portals by care providers and patients, who really has access to online health information, and possibilities for new approaches to clinical trials.  Ruth also talks...