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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.

Apr 28, 2021

Ron Chiarello PhD, Founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Alveo Technologies talks about the need for a low-cost, easy-to-use diagnostic platform to allow more people to detect and manage an infectious disease like COVID-19. Winning the XPRIZE Rapid COVID-19 Testing Competition has highlighted their be.well diagnostic platform which uses an at-home system to take a nasal swab that gets placed in a disposable cartridge that goes into an analyzer that communicates to a mobile device with RNA-based test results in less than 30 minutes.

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