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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.

Nov 2, 2020

Dr. Scott Sigman, orthopedic surgeon and co-founder OrthoLazer Centers has learned how effective the laser can be from his work on acute injuries, chronic inflammatory conditions and around the time of surgery.  As a result, he decided to pursue the idea that laser could be used to treat the cytokine storm in patients suffering from COVID-19 pneumonia. Using an FDA approved laser Scott is pursing early trials with the help of other researchers to test the idea of using laser for COVID-19 to block the formation of the cytokine.

#COVID19 #Pneumonia #LaserTherapy #cytokinestorm

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