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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

Jul 29, 2015

Walter De Brouwer, PhD, CEO, Scanadu talks about democratizing medicine by introducing consumer products that can test vital signs and vital fluids, the need to study health as it changes, and the value of real-time data in creating personalized baselines and influencing behavior.


Jul 16, 2015

Adam Pellegrini, Vice President of Digital Health,
Motivating and rewarding healthy behavior by integrating personal data allows Walgreens to provide more convenient 24/7 service, popularity of scan to refill and other mobile app functions, and the changing role of the...

Jul 16, 2015

Dr. Steven Steinhubl, Director of Digital Medicine, Scripps Translational Science Institute  @SteveSteinhubl
Preview of the upcoming Transforming Medicine: Evidence-Driven mHealth conference where the goal will be to jumpstart efforts to drive development of evidence-based mobile health...

Jul 9, 2015

Tony Rindsberg, CMO, Soci  @meetsoci
Using innovative content scoring model to improve quality of social media posts and engagement particularly for health related and rapid response online...

Jul 2, 2015

Dr. Glenn Wollman, Medical Guide and Host
Innovations in medical mobile apps, opportunities for doctors and patients to improve understanding of conditions and personalize care, and what makes a good medical mobile...