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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 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...


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...