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Welcome to the Empowered Patient Podcast with Karen Jagoda.  This show is a window into the latest innovations in applying generative AI, novel therapeutics and vaccines, and the changing dynamics in the medical and healthcare environment. One focus is on how providers, pharmaceutical companies, and payers are empowering patients.  In addition, conversations are often about how providers, care facilities, pharmaceutical companies, and payers are being empowered by technology to improve patient outcomes and reduce friction across the healthcare landscape.

Popular Topics

  • Virtual and digital health
  • Use of AI, ML, and LLM in healthcare and drug discovery, development, trials
  • Value-based healthcare 
  • Precision and stratified medicine
  • Integration of digital technology into existing workflow and procedures 
  • Next-generation immuno, cell, and gene therapies
  • Vaccines
  • Biomarkers, sequencing, and imaging
  • Rare diseases
  • MedTech and medical devices
  • Clinical trials
  • Addressing Social Determinants of Health
  • Treating chronic conditions like obesity and pain
  • Clinician and staff burnout

The audience includes life science leaders, researchers, medical professionals, patient advocates, digital health entrepreneurs, patients, caregivers, healthcare solution providers, students, journalists, and investors. 


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Empowered Patient Solutions

Feb 27, 2016

Dr. Nancy Hardt drew on her experience as an OB/GYN and pathologist to map at risk neighborhoods in Gainesville, FL in coordination with the Sheriff to identify the correlation between domestic violence and health of the population with reflections on how location visualization can reveal surprises and promote...

Feb 23, 2016

Bill Roth, Founder and President, Blue Fin Group, consultants to the healthcare industry, talks about the impact of expiring blockbuster drugs, appealing to specialty populations, getting to value based outcomes for expensive drugs, and how patients need to be more accountable for their own health.



Feb 17, 2016

Summer Collins, VP of Population Health Data Strategies, Dr. Angela Moemeka, VP and Medical Director of Community Health, and Aijaz Syed, Visualization Specialist, Children's Health on using visualization and GIS to better understand health neighborhoods and identify social determinants of health with insights about...

Feb 11, 2016

Todd Schuble, Manager of GIS Research for the University of Chicago's Division of Social Sciences and senior lecturer in the University of Chicago's Committee on Geographical Studies talks about how time and transportation options are key when measuring health service accessibility, what drives choices about care...

Feb 3, 2016

Dave Chase, Managing Partner Healthfundr and widely published author on healthcare transformation emphasizes the need for changes in the process of delivery of healthcare in order to take full advantage of technology innovations with examples of proactive care models that can put out a spark before it turns into a...