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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.

Nov 11, 2020

Greg Hammer MD is a pediatric intensive care physician, pediatric anesthesiologist, Stanford University Medical Center professor, student of Buddhism and author of GAIN Without Pain: The Happiness Handbook for Health Care Professionals.  Greg talks about the impact of chronic stress and the wide variety of stressors...


Nov 11, 2020

Greg Hammer MD is a pediatric intensive care physician, pediatric anesthesiologist, Stanford University Medical Center professor, student of Buddhism and author of GAIN Without Pain: The Happiness Handbook for Health Care Professionals.  Greg talks about the impact of chronic stress and the wide variety of stressors...


Jul 10, 2017

Howard Rose, Founder and CEO, Firsthand Technology has 20 years of experience finding therapeutic uses of Virtual Reality (VR) for healthcare.  Howard talks about how technologies have become friendlier, faster, more mobile and less costly to allow for VR applications to be offered to address a range of types of pain...


Jun 7, 2017

Salma Jutt, Vice President of Marketing US, Orexigen Theraputics talks about their obesity drug CONTRAVE and how it works on two areas of the brain to reduce hunger and cravings.  This is a drug for those committed to stick to a regime of exercise and diet and can help keep the weight off.  A growing business in this...


Sep 18, 2016

Ali Torkamani, PhD Director of Genome Informatics and Drug Discovery,The Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) and Assistant Professor of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology, The Scripps Research Institute is the co-author of a study on the Wellderly--those over 80 who have never suffered any...