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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 personalized 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 21, 2020

Bernard Gilly PhD, CEO and Co-Founder, GenSight Biologics talks about the innovative gene therapy treatments GenSight is developing to fight blinding diseases. Bernard sheds light on treating Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON), a mitochondrial rare disease as well as retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Their goal is to...


Oct 21, 2020

Bernard Gilly PhD, CEO and Co-Founder, GenSight Biologics talks about the innovative gene therapy treatments GenSight is developing to fight blinding diseases. Bernard sheds light on treating Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON), a mitochondrial rare disease as well as retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Their goal is to...


Oct 20, 2020

Scott McFarland, CEO, IntegriMedical has taken on the challenge of needle phobia and safe and secure disposal of sharp objects in clinics and in the field.  Needle free technology is allowing healthcare professionals to quickly administer vaccinations with a greener approach allowing regular biohazard disposal. Working...


Oct 20, 2020

Scott McFarland, CEO, IntegriMedical has taken on the challenge of needle phobia and safe and secure disposal of sharp objects in clinics and in the field.  Needle-free technology is allowing healthcare professionals to quickly administer vaccinations with a greener approach allowing regular biohazard disposal. Working...


Oct 19, 2020

Melvie Berkery, Executive Director, St. Marie's Hospice in Detroit talks about the complexities and issues surrounding End of Life Care particularly when healthcare has been upended due to COVID-19.  With a mission to help patients and family members make this transition, Melvie explains their philosophy about providing...