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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.

Dec 19, 2019

Janet Lee is a patient advocate for those suffering from Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS) and is on a mission to educate healthcare professionals, patients, and caregivers about the delayed manifestations of this disease.  This is also a story about a mother who was not vaccinated for Rubella and who gave birth to Janet who was born with extreme hearing loss and suffers from other complications from CRS.  Thanks to her mother's intensive training and love, Janet learned to read lips was able to communicate with me on Skype to allow us to record this podcast.

Search on Facebook for CRS (Congenital Rubella Syndrome) for an invitation to join Janet's private group.

Listen to the podcast here