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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 20, 2017

Dr. Este Geraghty, Chief Medical Officer and Health Solutions Director, Esri talks about how GIS tools are mapping opioid-related mortality, prescription rates, and use by patients to help public health officials and medical care providers better understand abuses, triggers for use, and ways to safely dispose of...


Aug 24, 2016

Kevin Stewart, Managing Partner State and Local Government, GIS Inc. talks about technology that is in place in cities and states to track and control vector borne diseases like the Zika virus, how important citizen engagement is for reporting problems, and value of maps for raising awareness and educating populations...


Jul 17, 2016

Sonny Beech, Senior Business Development, GIS Inc. talks about the reasons indoor navigation has been slow to catch on, how the technology that tracks sensors or smart phones indoors is being used for emergency response training, and innovative uses for tracking patients and caregivers in care facilities to spot...


Jul 14, 2016

Eric Klasson, CEO, Snaptrends talks about listening to social media to look for smarter ways to deploy first response resources in times of emergency.  He also talks about social media tracking and Esri GIS tools that are being put into place to track the spread of the Zika virus through people who attend the Olympics...


Apr 27, 2016

Amy Blatt, biologist and international expert in geography, GIS and public health and author of Health, Science and Place: A New Model talks about the need to include where a person lives, works, and plays to understand their health, how geo-spatial medicine experts look at mass gatherings and the Rio 2016 Olympics, and...