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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.

Feb 16, 2021

Dr. Nick West, Chief Medical Officer and DVP, Global Medical Affairs, Vascular Division, Abbott reveals the advances over traditional angiograms that Abbott is bringing to the market that change the ability to see inside blood vessels.  Using the Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) to examine coronary arteries, cardiologists are able to see high resolution intracoronary images to help make better decisions about necessary procedures. Creating a virtual environment using the technology from the Oculus-go googles, Abbott is conducting virtual-reality training .allowing VR-training to be incorporated on demand into the busy schedules of clinicians.   

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