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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.

Sep 30, 2015

Harry Edelson, Edelson Technology Partners and author of the new book Positivity: How to be Happier, Healthier, Smarter and More Prosperous on the need to stay engaged and stretch the mind to stay healthy, how everyone can be smarter about their own health, and how the placebo effect can be used to overcome life...

Sep 23, 2015

Jonathan Honiball, Senior Director, Customer Research, PCG talks about the challenges of medical device development, using genomic data for personalized treatments, impact of the miniaturization of sensors, and privacy and hacking concerns due to the changing functions of medical devices.


Sep 16, 2015

Wendy Nilsen, PhD. Program Director of the Smart and Connected Health, National Science Foundation explains the role of the NSF in funding basic research on the convergence of technology and healthcare, challenge and promise of developing personalized health programs, and addressing the need to prevent and not just...

Sep 4, 2015

Santosh Kumar PhD, Center Director NIH Center for Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-To-Knowledge University of Memphis talks about addressing health needs through awareness of body functions and the natural environment and developing predictive models to provide proactive and reactive information for patients...

Sep 3, 2015

Anna McCollister-Slipp, co-founder Galileo Analytics and Chief Advocate, Participatory Research, Scripps Translational Science Institute talks about using tools from the financial industry to analyze complex health data and leading research and development efforts into new scientific frontiers while enabling patients...