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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.

Aug 15, 2018

Suma M. Krishnan, Founder and COO, Krystal Biotech discusses their approach to treating rare genetic skin diseases that lack any truly effective treatments.  Krystal is developing the first ever topically applied gene therapy for the rare disease epidermolysis, a genetic condition characterized by extremely fragile skin...


Jun 5, 2018

Cathy Miller is a patient advocate, field hockey coach and a medical mystery.  She talks about her journey in trying to find proper diagnoses, her relationship with doctors who struggle to figure out what is causing her conditions including Cushing's Disease and Myasthenia Gravis, and her drive to fit the pieces of the...


May 2, 2018

Amy Dahm is a Cushing's syndrome survivor and patient advocate for those suffering from rare diseases.  Coming from a career as a management consultant and diplomat at the State Department, Amy is applying her skills to find the right treatments for her own Cushing's disease and post-operative adrenal...