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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.

Jun 12, 2018

Suzanne Shugg is CEO and Co-Founder, Teleplus Healthcare, a professor at Rutgers University teaching adult medicine, and director of a preventative cardiology clinic.  We talk about how telemedicine is allowing care provider teams to treat and support those with chronic diseases, advantages doctors enjoy from...


Jun 5, 2018

Cathy Miller is a patient advocate, field hockey coach and a medical mystery.  She talks about her journey in trying to find proper diagnoses, her relationship with doctors who struggle to figure out what is causing her conditions including Cushing's Disease and Myasthenia Gravis, and her drive to fit the pieces of the...


May 30, 2018

Dr. Steve Steinhubl, is Director of Digital Medicine at the Scripps Translational Science Institute and director of a team that is partnering with the All of Us Research Program, an NIH led national research effort that aims to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds.  We talk...


May 21, 2018

Claire Wachter is a professional in the online advertising world, an Ironman triathlete and is beating breast cancer having cared for her mom who also suffered from the same disease.  With a focus on exercise and finding new ways to keep moving, Claire is on the path to healing.  For example, instead of taking the...


May 15, 2018

Dr. Ernesto Gutierrez, Chief Medical Officer, Rehealth and the World Stem Cells Clinic offers stem cell therapies in Cancun Mexico to a global audience.  We talk about using regenerative medicine to address aging and maintaining a healthy body, who is most helped by stem cell therapy, and the rigorous testing and...