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Welcome to the Empowered Patient Podcast with Karen Jagoda.  This show is a window into the latest innovations in applying generative AI, novel therapeutics and vaccines, and the changing dynamics in the medical and healthcare environment. One focus is on how providers, pharmaceutical companies, and payers are empowering patients.  In addition, conversations are often about how providers, care facilities, pharmaceutical companies, and payers are being empowered by technology to improve patient outcomes and reduce friction across the healthcare landscape.

Popular Topics

  • Virtual and digital health
  • Use of AI, ML, and LLM in healthcare and drug discovery, development, trials
  • Value-based healthcare 
  • Precision and stratified medicine
  • Integration of digital technology into existing workflow and procedures 
  • Next-generation immuno, cell, and gene therapies
  • Vaccines
  • Biomarkers, sequencing, and imaging
  • Rare diseases
  • MedTech and medical devices
  • Clinical trials
  • Addressing Social Determinants of Health
  • Treating chronic conditions like obesity and pain
  • Clinician and staff burnout

The audience includes life science leaders, researchers, medical professionals, patient advocates, digital health entrepreneurs, patients, caregivers, healthcare solution providers, students, journalists, and investors. 


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Empowered Patient Solutions

Sep 30, 2015

Harry Edelson, Edelson Technology Partners and author of the new book Positivity: How to be Happier, Healthier, Smarter and More Prosperous on the need to stay engaged and stretch the mind to stay healthy, how everyone can be smarter about their own health, and how the placebo effect can be used to overcome life...

Sep 23, 2015

Jonathan Honiball, Senior Director, Customer Research, PCG talks about the challenges of medical device development, using genomic data for personalized treatments, impact of the miniaturization of sensors, and privacy and hacking concerns due to the changing functions of medical devices.


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...

Sep 4, 2015

Santosh Kumar PhD, Center Director NIH Center for Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-To-Knowledge University of Memphis talks about addressing health needs through awareness of body functions and the natural environment and developing predictive models to provide proactive and reactive information for patients...

Sep 3, 2015

Anna McCollister-Slipp, co-founder Galileo Analytics and Chief Advocate, Participatory Research, Scripps Translational Science Institute talks about using tools from the financial industry to analyze complex health data and leading research and development efforts into new scientific frontiers while enabling patients...