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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.

Jun 30, 2016

Chad Minteer, Mobile GIS Software Solutions Manager, Electronic Data Solutions talks about mosquito and other vector control efforts that are being aided by GIS tools, using geographic visualization to inform about threats to health like the Zika virus, and who is reporting and has access to mosquito activity data.

Jun 28, 2016

Katija Lamia PhD is an assistant professor at The Scripps Research Institute and doing research into the connection between circadian clocks and metabolic disease and cancer.  Her research has revealed that there are different internal biological clocks that govern every organ which might influence chronic diseases,...

Jun 23, 2016

Corinna Davidson, patient advocate, talks about her struggles with United Healthcare to get recommended care services for her husband with ALS, a neurodegenerative disease.  Corinna reveals what she has learned about the lack of transparency and oversight for insurance companies when they are making life or...

Jun 12, 2016

Carey Kauffman, CEO, Well Self 360 talks about the value of volunteers and the different roles they can play in the healthcare system, finding support groups for a wide range of disease states, and extending the care team to include family, friends, co-workers, and care givers.


Jun 9, 2016

Andrew Su PhD is Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine at the Scripps Research Institute and leader of the Su Lab looking at ways to apply bioinformatics approaches to biological discovery.  Andrew talks about the tools the lab is developing to engage citizen scientists in discrete tasks...