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Welcome to the Empowered Patient Podcast with Karen Jagoda.  This show is a window into the latest innovations in applying generative AI, novel therapeutics and vaccines, and the changing dynamics in the medical and healthcare environment. One focus is on how providers, pharmaceutical companies, and payers are empowering patients.  In addition, conversations are often about how providers, care facilities, pharmaceutical companies, and payers are being empowered by technology to improve patient outcomes and reduce friction across the healthcare landscape.

Popular Topics

  • Virtual and digital health
  • Use of AI, ML, and LLM in healthcare and drug discovery, development, trials
  • Value-based healthcare 
  • Precision and stratified medicine
  • Integration of digital technology into existing workflow and procedures 
  • Next-generation immuno, cell, and gene therapies
  • Vaccines
  • Biomarkers, sequencing, and imaging
  • Rare diseases
  • MedTech and medical devices
  • Clinical trials
  • Addressing Social Determinants of Health
  • Treating chronic conditions like obesity and pain
  • Clinician and staff burnout

The audience includes life science leaders, researchers, medical professionals, patient advocates, digital health entrepreneurs, patients, caregivers, healthcare solution providers, students, journalists, and investors. 


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Feb 23, 2021

Martin Cooper, inventor, entrepreneur, and author of Cutting the Cord: The Cell Phone has Transformed Humanity reminds us of the twisted path the mobile phone has taken from the early roots of beepers, pagers, and car phones to the current form allowing for mobile health innovations. As the inventor of the DynaTAC, the first portable mobile phone brought to the market by Motorola, Marty is excited about the work of Dr. Eric Topol a world leader in using mobile devices for promoting good health and disease prevention.

#digitalhealth #healthtech @EricTopol

Cutting the Cord: The Cell Phone has Transformed Humanity by Martin Cooper RosettaBooks (January 2021)

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