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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.

Sep 25, 2019

Maria Picone, Co-Founder and CEO, TREND Community was inspired to start TREND because her daughter was suffering from the rare disease Prader-Willi syndrome.  She realized there was a big gap between what doctors were telling her and what was being written about in literature and on social media.  She decided to tap into the wisdom of caregivers to grow the knowledge base about this and other rare diseases to uncover unrecognized aspects of symptoms and develop new treatment options.


Download the transcript here