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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.

Oct 19, 2020

Melvie Berkery, Executive Director, St. Marie's Hospice in Detroit talks about the complexities and issues surrounding End of Life Care particularly when healthcare has been upended due to COVID-19.  With a mission to help patients and family members make this transition, Melvie explains their philosophy about providing...


Oct 19, 2020

Melvie Berkery, Executive Director, St. Marie's Hospice in Detroit talks about the complexities and issues surrounding End of Life Care particularly when healthcare has been upended due to COVID-19.  With a mission to help patients and family members make this transition, Melvie explains their philosophy about providing...


Oct 14, 2020

Jill Sisco, President, Acromegaly Community talks about her experience with acromegaly beginning in her early twenties. She reveals how difficult it is to diagnose this condition, available therapies, and advancements in turning injectable medications into oral treatments. As a patient advocate for those who suffer from...


Oct 14, 2020

Jill Sisco, President, Acromegaly Community talks about her experience with acromegaly beginning in her early twenties. She reveals how difficult it is to diagnose this condition, available therapies, and advancements in turning injectable medications into oral treatments. As a patient advocate for those who suffer from...


Oct 13, 2020

Dr. John Poothullil, is an expert on diabetes and cancer as well as an author.  He talks about his newest book When Your Child Has Cancer and what we have learned about the causes and possible treatments for cancers that strike children.  With an eye to improving the immune system of the child, Dr. John reminds us that...