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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.

Jan 8, 2021

Hope Johnson, Administrator Perioperative Services, Lehigh Valley Health Network has deployed the Vocera Ease app to facilitate updates for family members about patient progress in surgery.  Since they began implementing this solution in 2017, LVNH was prepared for the increased restrictions from COVID-19 on the ability of doctors and nurses to communicate about patient status.  In addition to using this app for surgery patients, value is also being seen in situations requiring lengthy procedures or for patients in intensive care.

@lvhn #Vocera #COVID19

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