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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. 


Check out our new EmpoweredPatient.Solutions site where you can quickly search all of the Empowered Patient Podcast interviews by any word or phrase to identify useful resources, potential partners, and insights about the life sciences landscape.

Empowered Patient Solutions

Dec 16, 2015

Daniel Kraft MD Founding Executive Director & Chair of Exponential Medicine and Faculty Chair for Medicine at Singularity University talks about how integration of health data is leading to precision drugs and personalized therapies with the real power to treat and prevent still on the horizon.  


Dec 8, 2015

Dr. Glenn Wollman, medical guide and host of the Magical Medical Tour reflects on the big picture of how robots and humans are working together now and might in the future, use of artificial intelligence in supporting senior health, and the importance of the human touch.

Dec 3, 2015

Alex Philp PhD, Founder and Chief Science Officer, Upstream Health Systems on the insights from visualization of geo-spatial health data, testing hypotheses about population health to move from treatment to prevention, international initiatives to improve population health, and why where you live matters.


Nov 24, 2015

Tim Abou-Sayed MD, VP Physician Engagment, Interpreta on working with ACOs and insurance companies to implement precision medicine into individual and population healthcare with an example of a start-up working with doctors to integrate all forms of patient data.


Nov 21, 2015

Robin Zander delves into what keeps people from learning new skills, breaking down silos of thinking to come up with new solutions, and the value of dancing for those of all ages.