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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 precision 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.

Oct 29, 2015

Dr. Steve Steinhubl, Director of Digital Medicine, Scripps Translational Science Institute looks back on his recent conference on transforming medicine, reflects on how much more evidence is needed about the effectiveness of mobile health strategies and how eager researchers, doctors, and patients are for innovative...

Oct 21, 2015

Ming-Hsiang Tsou, Ph.D. Professor, Geography Department San Diego State University and Founding Director, Center for Human Dynamics in the Mobile Age talks about using geo-location data from Tweets to identify early outbreaks of the flu, beginning to use mapping and spatial analysis in cancer research, and combining...

Oct 14, 2015

Rosalind Picard, Chairman and Co-Founder Empatica on putting the lab on the person not the person in the lab, advances in electrodermal activity (EDA) sensors that are bringing wristband monitors to consumers as well as researchers, and the value of real time information about brain and body functions to potentially...

Oct 8, 2015

Myron Kowal, Founder and President, RCare talks about the value of passive tracking to support mobility of seniors, using behavioral data to prevent and address emergencies, and advances in wireless location identification to facilitate faster response.