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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 physical, emotional, social and spiritual support.  She also reflects on how technology is being embraced by patients and caregivers and the need to address the End of Life Care needs of the African-American population.

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St. Marie's Hospice