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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.

Dec 8, 2020

Dr. Joan Kapusnik-Uner, Vice President Clinical Content, First Databank is an expert on drug labeling and is concerned about opioid misuse and overdoses. She talks about the significance of the AMA recommendation that having an opioid reversal medication called Naloxone be available for all patients prescribed opioid...


Dec 8, 2020

Dr. Joan Kapusnik-Uner, Vice President Clinical Content, First Databank is an expert on drug labeling and is concerned about opioid misuse and overdoses. She talks about the significance of the AMA recommendation that having an opioid reversal medication called Naloxone be available for all patients prescribed opioid...


Oct 27, 2020

Dr. Nishi Rawat, Senior Vice President, Appriss Health and Co-Founder OpenBeds shines a light on the challenges of finding appropriate substance abuse disorder and mental health treatment especially in light of the additional challenges from COVID-19. Instead of a clinician facing network, development of a consumer...


Oct 27, 2020

Dr. Nishi Rawat, Senior Vice President, Appriss Health and Co-Founder OpenBeds shines a light on the challenges of finding appropriate substance abuse disorder and mental health treatment especially in light of the additional challenges from COVID-19. Instead of a clinician facing network, development of a consumer...


Feb 13, 2018

Rita Starritt MD, an internal medicine specialist in the field of addiction, shares her frustration and concerns about factors driving addiction to opioids, challenges doctors face when dealing with addicts, impact of direct to consumer drug ads, her patients in the methadone clinic, and her on-the-ground work at...