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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 21, 2015

Ming-Hsiang Tsou, Ph.D. Professor, Geography Department San Diego State University and Founding Director, Center for Human Dynamics in the Mobile Age talks about using geo-location data from Tweets to identify early outbreaks of the flu, beginning to use mapping and spatial analysis in cancer research, and combining electronic medical records with GIS tools to improve population health.