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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.

Jul 26, 2018

Joel Wishkovsky, Founder and CEO, Simple Contacts shares his passion for changing the healthcare model to provide affordable care using telemedicine particularly to treat low-risk patients.  Simple Contacts is an online model that allows those who wear contact lenses to take an online eye exam reviewed by a real doctor, and re-order lenses between visits to an eye doctor's office.  With support from ophthalmologists, Joel is providing inexpensive eye healthcare that fits into the busy life of patients.