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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.

Feb 24, 2020

Renee Ryan, CEO, Cala Health talks about the focus of Cala on using electricity as medicine by developing wearable electronics to treat tremors in the hands of essential tremor patients.  Using neuromodulation technology, they have developed a device that includes a stimulator and a signal that is sent across two nerves...


Feb 24, 2020

Renee Ryan, CEO, Cala Health talks about the focus of Cala on using electricity as medicine by developing wearable electronics to treat tremors in the hands of essential tremor patients.  Using neuromodulation technology, they have developed a device that includes a stimulator and a signal that is sent across two nerves...


Feb 13, 2019

Brad Younggren MD, Chief Medical Officer, 98point was trained as an emergency medicine doctor and has brought his expertise to the online world of on-demand primary care.  Brad talks about the value of giving patients access to accurate resources at any time of the day to diagnose symptoms, recommend treatment, escalate...


Oct 11, 2018

Vik Panda, VP Marketing, Adherium talks about their Hailie sensors which allow patients and doctors to track use of inhalers and help manage chronic respiratory illnesses like asthma and COPD.  With a smart case for the inhaler and a mobile app, patients get alerts, nudges and data to help them adhere to a plan to keep...


Nov 1, 2017

Graham Dodge, Co-Founder and CEO, Sickweather is part detective and part entrepreneur.  He and his team are harvesting real time data from social media to identify early warning signs of the outbreak of the flu or allergy season.  Using this social surveillance along with other reported health related and historical...