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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.

Apr 17, 2018

Karen Knops MD is a palliative care physician and speaker with a specialty in improving communication between doctors and patients especially during difficult times.  We talk about the challenges doctors face when starting a conversation with a patient to better understand the real story--no difficult patients but...


Mar 15, 2018

Katie Ernst lawyer and founder MissTreated.org has done the research and points out the overt and sub-conscious bias against women by doctors and those conducting medical research.  Complaints by women are often not taken seriously by doctors because of the lack of research on diseases that strike women and the...


Jan 17, 2018

Joanne Jarrett MD, a retired family physician and blogger, has come up with 26 things good doctors wish their patients knew about them as doctors, as human beings, and as patients themselves.  Of particular concern is the need to understand that doctors are juggling busy stressful schedules everyday, that some doctors...