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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.

May 14, 2019

Amit Etkin MD PhD is a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford School of Medicine and expert in the neural basis of emotional disorders.  He talks about a recent study published in Science Translational Medicine, of which he was the lead author physician, on his research that lead to the...


May 8, 2019

Dr. Vimal Mehta, CEO and Founder, BioXcel Therapeutics talks about using artificial intelligence approaches in the development of drugs.  BioXcel's two most advanced clinical development programs are (1) BXCL501, a sublingual thin film formulation designed for acute treatment of agitation resulting from neurological and...


Jan 8, 2019

Kirby Brady, Director Research, San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp. shares recent research about the abundance of healthcare and pharmaceutical companies, research institutions, medical device developers, and artificial intelligence and big data experts that have made San Diego a world-renowned hub of...


May 30, 2018

Dr. Steve Steinhubl, is Director of Digital Medicine at the Scripps Translational Science Institute and director of a team that is partnering with the All of Us Research Program, an NIH led national research effort that aims to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds.  We talk...


Jul 18, 2017

Jill Gilbert, Producer, Digital Health Summit talks about new solutions that are being tested to improve medical care and outcomes.  She points to challenges presented by embedded legacy systems and how digital health entrepreneurs are creatively proving that new models of care do work and can be integrated into...