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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 27, 2015

Brenda Wiederhold PhD, Executive Director, Virtual Realtiy Medical Center reveals how she is using bio-feedback and virtual reality technology to help patients overcome a fear of flying and other phobias and panic disorders, which patients are helped most by this treatment and creating new pathways in the brain.

Aug 26, 2015

Dr. Este Geraghty, Chief Medical Officer and Health Solutions Director, Esri highlights the value of visualization and maps to analyze health related data and why place matters when trying to understand individual as well as population health challenges.



Aug 19, 2015

Gary Conkright, CEO and Co-Founder, PhysIQ talks about seeing the body as a complex system, using machine learning technology to improve identification of early warning signs, creating personalized baseline body-function norms and the value of sensors that are providing ICU quality data.


Aug 5, 2015

Donna Spruijt-Metz PhD, Director USC mHealth Collaboratory discusses the use of sensors and self-reported data to provide just in time adaptive intervention to address obesity particularly in children.


Metz Lab