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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 16, 2015

Wendy Nilsen, PhD. Program Director of the Smart and Connected Health, National Science Foundation explains the role of the NSF in funding basic research on the convergence of technology and healthcare, challenge and promise of developing personalized health programs, and addressing the need to prevent and not just treat diseases.