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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.

Jan 13, 2016

Jefferson McMillan, Manager, Business Intelligence and Clinical Analytics, Children's National Health System talks about how GIS tools are revealing hidden patterns related to pediatric burns, childhood obesity and chronic diseases, using digital tools to get outside the 4 walls of the hospital to provide better care, and how innovation is built into their mission since the founding of the institution in 1870.