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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 in biopharmaceuticals
  • age related diseases and 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.

Dec 17, 2018

Jesús Martin-Garcia, CEO, GeNeuro discusses the need for new treatment approaches for multiple sclerosis (MS), a long lasting, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that affects 2.5 million people worldwide.  GeNeuro is developing a potential new approach for treating disease progression, the largest...

Dec 10, 2018

Dr. Patrik De Haes, CEO, Oxurion discusses the need for new treatments for diabetic eye disease, a leading cause of blindness in people of working age worldwide.  About half of patients living with diabetic eye disease respond poorly or do not respond at all to the current standard of care.  Oxurion is working to...

May 15, 2017

Kim Walpole reports on the recent Clinical Trials Patient Experience Summit where there was a recognition that clinical trials really need to be more patient-centric.  Stories from patients and those who design and manage trials reveal burdens that can be overcome by using technology and the Internet of things.  One...

Nov 6, 2016

Kim Walpole, co-founder and CEO, an EvoNexus portfolio company that is replacing paper based clinical trial systems with digital access to the hundreds of data points from participants, leveraging artificial intelligence to allow for more efficient trials, and providing transparency for patients and...

Sep 25, 2016

David Winternheimer, PhD Business Development, DxTerity talks to me from the show floor of the recent Festival of Genomics California where he demonstrates how easy it is for patients to get a blood sample to participate in research initiatives that are using rich diagnostic data from their genomic testing to...