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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.

Aug 9, 2018

Christian Wilde, medical author and researcher has been studying the historical and medicinal benefits of turmeric.  Evidence from cultures where turmeric is used regularly in cooking points to a wide range of benefits of this spice.  Used in a concentrated form, this supplement seems to have a very positive impact on...

Sep 5, 2016

Dr. Tom Cowan, holistic physician and founder of Dr. Cowan's Garden Powders talks about how vegetable powders were first seen as a gourmet seasoning and now are being used to provide more diversity and nutrition for a wide audience.  He also talks about harvesting and dehydrating sea vegetables like nori to make them...

Apr 24, 2016

Paul Coates PhD, Director of the Office of Dietary Supplements at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) talks about why dietary supplements are considered food by the FDA and what that means for consumers, changing attitudes about the effectiveness of supplements including botanicals, and opportunities for...

Apr 20, 2016

Dr. Thomas Cowan, holistic physician and author and founder of Dr. Cowan's Garden Powders on the need for eating roots, leaves and flowers from vegetables, why diversity in our diets matters, and lessons learned from traditional eaters who ate a wide range of seasonal vegetables.  Dr. Cowan has created these...