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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.

Mar 28, 2016

Nick Macchione, Director, Health and Human Services Agency, San Diego County, CA on the diversity of the population in San Diego with it's 4 distinct weather zones and threats of fires, extreme heat and earthquakes. Nick reveals how gathering data from a wide range of sources and using GIS data and predictive analytics is allowing them to see data-driven improvements in the health and safety of the citizens most at need.