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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.

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 insufficiency.  Amy takes her medical alert dog Sam with her when she is lobbying for more research funding for rare diseases and raising awareness with doctors and patients.

Cushing's Support and Research Foundation

Addison's Disease Self-Help Group