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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.

Apr 20, 2017

Dr. Este Geraghty, Chief Medical Officer and Health Solutions Director, Esri talks about how GIS tools are mapping opioid-related mortality, prescription rates, and use by patients to help public health officials and medical care providers better understand abuses, triggers for use, and ways to safely dispose of...

Apr 11, 2017

Laura Mitchell, Laura Mitchell Consulting, is an expert on the convergence of technology and the aging population.  We talk about the move from one-to-one care to a zone-care giving environment augmented by sensors and wearables, how use of technology can be encouraged by caregivers or dismissed as not relevant, and the...

Apr 3, 2017

Ryan Leung one of the winners in the recent University of California San Diego HealthHack talks about the need to grow nutrient rich vegetables in refugee camps.  Working with his team, Ryan came up with the idea for Rooted in Refugees: A Hanging Garden Project that would provide a smart solution for using limited land...