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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.

Apr 1, 2019

Anna Landre is a Georgetown University sophomore who has a rare disease, spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and is a wheelchair user.  In addition to being a full time student, Anna serves as Commissioner of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission where she advocates for people with disabilities and to improve accessibility on the Georgetown campus and in the district.  She talks about educating elected officials about possible ways to overcome challenges for those in wheelchairs and raising awareness about those living with rare diseases.

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