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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 precision 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 8, 2019

Dr. Uchenna Umeh, pediatrician and CEO Teen Alive talks about the challenges of talking with teens about depression and suicidal thoughts, ways in which parents, teachers and friends can help teens express their pain and frustrations in positive ways, and warning signs of suicide in teens as well as adults.  On a positive note, Dr. Umeh believes suicide is 100% preventable.


Download the transcript here