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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 28, 2018

Nawal Ouzren, CEO, Sensorion talks about recent studies that have shown the dramatic impact of hearing loss on the elderly as well as children putting all at risk for social isolation. For kids hearing loss can hinder their social development, and for seniors it can increase their risk for dementia.  Nawal talks about...


Feb 13, 2018

Rita Starritt MD, an internal medicine specialist in the field of addiction, shares her frustration and concerns about factors driving addiction to opioids, challenges doctors face when dealing with addicts, impact of direct to consumer drug ads, her patients in the methadone clinic, and her on-the-ground work at...


Feb 7, 2018

Ron Chabot CEO, Tomorrow Today and Ed Bleu, lead substance abuse counselor in Massachusetts jails bring a view of how treatment and care of addicts needs to be updated.  Ron and Ed are working on a new project that challenges the current disease model of addiction to one that empowers the person and provides...


Feb 1, 2018

Marisol Moon MD is a regenerative medicine doctor and is enthusiastic about the impact regenerative medicine treatments can have on alleviating chronic joint pain.  With an explanation of some regenerative medicine treatments for pain and impact of aging, Dr. Moon also provides some insights about picking a good...