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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 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...


Jun 9, 2016

Andrew Su PhD is Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine at the Scripps Research Institute and leader of the Su Lab looking at ways to apply bioinformatics approaches to biological discovery.  Andrew talks about the tools the lab is developing to engage citizen scientists in discrete tasks...


May 11, 2016

Ray Kingman, CEO and Founder, Semcasting talks about how healthcare and insurance companies are using a more data driven approach to create and place ads in order to find patients, caregivers and doctors across all devices at the best time and place.  Ray also explains how privacy of patients is assured while for...


Mar 28, 2016

Nick Macchione, Director, Health and Human Services Agency, San Diego County, CA on the diversity of the population in San Diego with it's 4 distinct weather zones and threats of fires, extreme heat and earthquakes. Nick reveals how gathering data from a wide range of sources and using GIS data and predictive analytics...