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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 2, 2018

Joanne Jarrett MD shares her insights about being a hospital patient from both the patient and doctor's point of view.  Hospitalization comes in different varieties -- planned and unplanned-- and it pays to know how the hospital works to keep the sense of confusion and frustration to minimum.  With so much going on...


Dec 18, 2017

Larry Wagner, National Development Manager, CAREstream America talks about using their PRO-NOX nitrous oxide and oxygen solution to relax patients and allow them to inhale the gas on demand. From plastic surgery to regenerative medicine using nitrous oxide in procedures for pain management is between sedation and...


Feb 8, 2017

Ruth Bush PhD, Associate Professor, Beyster Institute for Nursing Research at the University of San Diego talks about changing expectations for patient portals by care providers and patients, who really has access to online health information, and possibilities for new approaches to clinical trials.  Ruth also talks...


Aug 3, 2016

Penny Wing, CEO and Founder, Brojure talks about her start-up that gives hospice patients the ability to create multi-media presentations that can be shared and enhanced by friends and family.

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Jun 23, 2016

Corinna Davidson, patient advocate, talks about her struggles with United Healthcare to get recommended care services for her husband with ALS, a neurodegenerative disease.  Corinna reveals what she has learned about the lack of transparency and oversight for insurance companies when they are making life or...