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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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Empowered Patient Solutions

Oct 25, 2017

Patients with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis (NCFBE), a progressive pulmonary disease, currently have no treatment options in the US. Nancy Pecota, CFO of Aradigm Corporation, discusses NCFBE and what Aradigm is doing to help these patients and possibly others who have an un-diagnosed condition . Their inhalable drug Linhaliq™ is currently on the fast track for FDA approval for NCFBE. Nancy discusses Aradigm’s progress to provide an effective treatment option and prevent future infections in these patients.

#bronchiectasis #NCFBE  #Linhaliq  #Aradigm  #pulmonarydisease