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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.

Sep 5, 2017

Nathan Price, Associate Director, Institute for Systems Biology reminds us that biology is still a data poor science though it is changing with advancements in technology and genomics.  Nathan is working on the Pioneer 100 Project to build personal dense data clouds to help researchers design better predictive risk...


Aug 27, 2017

Jason Hwang, founder, Lemonaid Health and renowned healthcare innovator talks about bringing disruptive solutions to the healthcare marketplace.  Lemonaid uses an asynchronous analysis model where patients submit symptoms and requests for medications online.  Submissions are automatically reviewed quickly, overseen by...


Aug 23, 2017

Nick Desai, co-founder, Heal.com talks about taking advantage of the trend to miniaturize medical equipment to allow them to build a business model where the doctor comes to a patient's home, office, or hotel room within two hours 365 days a year.  Heal is promoting price transparency, accepts most medical insurance,...


Aug 13, 2017

Noga Leviner, Co-Founder, PicnicHealth knows how important it is to be able to have access to complete medical records and is creating a company that can search for old medical files as well as provide a dashboard to manage new data.  In order to get optimal care, PicnicHealth is providing clients with a service that...


Aug 7, 2017

Melissa Menke, Founder and CEO, Access Afya is a digital health activist in Nairobi Kenya where she has set up micro-clinics in the informal settlements to bring health services to an under-served community.  They are using digital diagnostic tools and mobile devices to send text and voice alerts to patients where there...