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Empowered Patient Radio podcast with Karen Jagoda is a window into the latest innovations in digital health, the changing dynamic between doctors and patients, the emergence of personalized medicine, aging in place, wearables and sensors, clinical trials and advances in clinical research, payer trends, transparency in the medical marketplace and challenges for connected health entrepreneurs. Formerly called Empowered Patient Radio, this show continues to evolve driven by the convergence of a diverse array of industries.

Empowered Patient Radio podcast with Karen Jagoda is a window into the latest innovations in digital health, the changing dynamic between doctors and patients, the emergence of personalized medicine, aging in place, wearables and sensors, clinical trials and advances in clinical research, payer trends, transparency in the medical marketplace and challenges for connected health entrepreneurs. Formerly called Empowered Patient Radio, this show continues to evolve driven by the convergence of a diverse array of industries.
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Empowered Patient Radio podcast with Karen Jagoda is a window into the latest innovations in digital health, the changing dynamic between doctors and patients, the emergence of personalized medicine, aging in place, wearables and sensors, clinical trials and advances in clinical research, payer trends, transparency in the medical marketplace and challenges for connected health entrepreneurs. Formerly called Empowered Patient Radio, this show continues to evolve driven by the convergence of a diverse array of industries.

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@karenjagoda

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English


Episodes

Attacking Fibrosis with Smart Drugs to Promote Faster Healing with Pierre Laurin Prometic Life Sciences

7/18/2018
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Pierre Laurin, B.Sc.Pharm., M.Sc is President and CEO, Prometic Life Sciences, a company working to address varying forms of fibrosis. Pierre points out how much researchers have learned about fibrosis just over the last 10 years and how it is more common than you may think attacking vital organs for a variety of reasons. We also learn about what Prometic is doing to tackle highly progressive fibrotic diseases such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and the ultra-rare condition Alström...

Duration:00:16:44

Creating Safer Schools with Crime Analysis Police Officer Adele Gardner and Randy Raymond GIS Specialist

7/11/2018
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Crime Analysis Police Officer Adele Gardner is a gang intelligence expert who is working with Randy Raymond, a geographic information specialist in the Detroit public schools community district. They are applying GIS, visualization tools, and sentiment analysis of social media posts to drive rapid response and proactive communication to address guns in schools, gang violence, natural disasters, and threats by kids to harm themselves and others. #Esri

Duration:00:19:51

Innovative Topical Treatment of Acne with Dave Domzalski Foamix

6/27/2018
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Dave Domzalski, CEO, Foamix Pharmaceuticals reminds us that acne is the most common skin condition affecting 50 million people in the US alone, how little has changed in the treatment of outbreaks, and how side effects of commonly prescribed acne treatments often result in many people discontinuing use leaving their acne unresolved. Foamix is in late stage development of a topical form of minocycline, usually prescribed as an oral antibiotic, that is applied directly to the skin as a foam...

Duration:00:15:16

How Telemedicine Amplifies Impact of Care Providers with Suzanne Shugg Teleplus Healthcare

6/12/2018
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Suzanne Shugg is CEO and Co-Founder, Teleplus Healthcare, a professor at Rutgers University teaching adult medicine, and director of a preventative cardiology clinic. We talk about how telemedicine is allowing care provider teams to treat and support those with chronic diseases, advantages doctors enjoy from using telemedicine to prioritize response to patients, and the role of predictive models and AI in early detection and prevention. Teleplus Healthcare

Duration:00:16:47

When the Patient is a Medical Mystery with Cathy Miller

6/5/2018
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Cathy Miller is a patient advocate, field hockey coach and a medical mystery. She talks about her journey in trying to find proper diagnoses, her relationship with doctors who struggle to figure out what is causing her conditions including Cushing's Disease and Myasthenia Gravis, and her drive to fit the pieces of the puzzle together. Cushing's Support & Research Foundation

Duration:00:18:57

Groundbreaking NIH All of Us Initiative Explained by Dr. Steve Steinhubl STSI

5/29/2018
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Dr. Steve Steinhubl, is Director of Digital Medicine at the Scripps Translational Science Institute and director of a team that is partnering with the All of Us Research Program, an NIH led national research effort that aims to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds. We talk about their plan to recruit one million participants as citizen-scientists, the value of capturing real time health metrics, and how digital health tools will become more...

Duration:00:17:13

How Triathlon Training is Helping Beat Breast Cancer with Claire Wachter

5/21/2018
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Claire Wachter is a professional in the online advertising world, an Ironman triathlete and is beating breast cancer having cared for her mom who also suffered from the same disease. With a focus on exercise and finding new ways to keep moving, Claire is on the path to healing. For example, instead of taking the subway in Manhattan, she now rides a bike to her office. Good diet, discipline and a supportive community are also part of her treatment plan.

Duration:00:15:36

Stem Cell Therapy Drives Medical Tourism with Dr. Ernesto Gutierrez Rehealth

5/15/2018
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Dr. Ernesto Gutierrez, Chief Medical Officer, Rehealth and the World Stem Cells Clinic offers stem cell therapies in Cancun Mexico to a global audience. We talk about using regenerative medicine to address aging and maintaining a healthy body, who is most helped by stem cell therapy, and the rigorous testing and oversight of this emerging treatments. Rehealth.com World Stem Cells Clinic

Duration:00:18:43

Shifting the Paradigm of Regenerative Medicine with Denver Lough PolarityTE

5/9/2018
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Denver Lough MD PhD is the President, CEO, CSO and Chairman of PolarityTE, a company looking to transform the regenerative medicine space. Denver shares his thoughts and insights on the most exciting and recent developments in regenerative medicine, including the work of his company PolarityTE, founded by a group of Johns Hopkins physician scientists. Denver discusses how PolarityTE is expanding the regenerative medicine space, building upon early foundational stem cell research, to be the...

Duration:00:17:28

Raising Awareness About Rare Diseases with Amy Dahm Cushing's Survivor and Patient Advocate

5/2/2018
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Amy Dahm is a Cushing's syndrome survivor and patient advocate for those suffering from rare diseases. Coming from a career as a management consultant and diplomat at the State Department, Amy is applying her skills to find the right treatments for her own Cushing's disease and post-operative adrenal insufficiency. Amy takes her medical alert dog Sam with her when she is lobbying for more research funding for rare diseases and raising awareness with doctors and patients. Cushing's Support...

Duration:00:19:25

Chatbot Coach for Crohn's and Colitis Patients with Roeland Pater Nori Health

4/25/2018
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Roeland Pater, founder, Nori Health is bringing to market an innovative approach to help patients make smarter lifestyle choices to better manage their Crohn's or Colitis condition. Using Nori, a chatbot coach, patients are asked relevant questions and receive personal advice for small changes that can lead to an improved quality of life by decreasing symptoms. The more accurate patients are, the better the advice and the more valuable Nori becomes for the whole community of those affected...

Duration:00:15:58

Improving Communication Between Health Providers and Patients with Karen Knops MD

4/17/2018
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Karen Knops MD is a palliative care physician and speaker with a specialty in improving communication between doctors and patients especially during difficult times. We talk about the challenges doctors face when starting a conversation with a patient to better understand the real story--no difficult patients but difficult problems. We also shine a light on the biases and blind-spots that doctors might have particularly when treating patients with chronic diseases. Karen is helping doctors...

Duration:00:17:12

Overcoming Challenges For Women Entrepreneurs in STEM Start-Ups with STEM to Market

4/10/2018
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Heather Metcalf PhD is the Director of Research and Analysis for the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) Accelerator and Project Lead for the STEM to Market project. She is joined by Tawni Koutchesfahani, an accomplished healthcare executive and board member of STEM to Market and the AWIS accelerator. The topic is cultural and gender biases that are creating obstacles for women entrepreneurs in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics arena. The challenge is how to overcome...

Duration:00:17:36

Empowering Hospital Patients with Dr. Joanne Jarrett

4/2/2018
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Joanne Jarrett MD shares her insights about being a hospital patient from both the patient and doctor's point of view. Hospitalization comes in different varieties -- planned and unplanned-- and it pays to know how the hospital works to keep the sense of confusion and frustration to minimum. With so much going on behind the scenes, it is often hard to figure out what the plan is and how close a patient is to being released to go home. But what are hospitals doing to keep patient and their...

Duration:00:15:21

Driving Research in Ovarian Cancer with Hillary Theakston Clearity Foundation

3/18/2018
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Hillary Theakston, Executive Director, Clearity Foundation spoke at the recent Future of Genomic Medicine conference produced by the Scripps Translational Science Institute and The Scripps Research Institute. The Clearity Foundation is a great example of precision medicine in action as the Foundation produces a Tumor Blueprint for those with ovarian cancer who enroll in their program. This tumor profile can help patients and their doctors identify appropriate clinical trials, the most...

Duration:00:17:44

Shining a Light on Gender Bias in Healthcare with Lawyer Katie Ernst MissTreated.org

3/14/2018
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Katie Ernst lawyer and founder MissTreated.org has done the research and points out the overt and sub-conscious bias against women by doctors and those conducting medical research. Complaints by women are often not taken seriously by doctors because of the lack of research on diseases that strike women and the inclination to explain away pain as a figment of their imagination. @misskatieernst MissTreated.org

Duration:00:15:23

True Impact of Hearing Loss and Approach Towards Treatment with Nawal Ouzren Sensorion

2/28/2018
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Nawal Ouzren, CEO, Sensorion talks about recent studies that have shown the dramatic impact of hearing loss on the elderly as well as children putting all at risk for social isolation. For kids hearing loss can hinder their social development, and for seniors it can increase their risk for dementia. Nawal talks about the research at Sensorion and their lead clinical candidate SENS-401 which is showing great promise to prevent hearing loss particularly in children being treated for...

Duration:00:15:48

Challenges Doctors Face in Dealing with the Opioid Crisis with Rita Starritt MD

2/12/2018
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Rita Starritt MD, an internal medicine specialist in the field of addiction, shares her frustration and concerns about factors driving addiction to opioids, challenges doctors face when dealing with addicts, impact of direct to consumer drug ads, her patients in the methadone clinic, and her on-the-ground work at orphanages in third world countries. DrStarritt.com

Duration:00:16:53

Innovative Approaches to FIghting Substance Abuse with Ron Chabot and Ed Bleu

2/6/2018
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Ron Chabot CEO, Tomorrow Today and Ed Bleu, lead substance abuse counselor in Massachusetts jails bring a view of how treatment and care of addicts needs to be updated. Ron and Ed are working on a new project that challenges the current disease model of addiction to one that empowers the person and provides community and online resources to help address the root causes of problems and provide a strong support system to change behavior. Addicts Like Me: Tomorrow Today Recoverreality.com

Duration:00:20:39

Regenerative Medicine and Healthy Aging with Marisol Moon MD

1/31/2018
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Marisol Moon MD is a regenerative medicine doctor and is enthusiastic about the impact regenerative medicine treatments can have on alleviating chronic joint pain. With an explanation of some regenerative medicine treatments for pain and impact of aging, Dr. Moon also provides some insights about picking a good regenerative medicine doctor and which patients the treatments might help the most. NuMoonPRP.com

Duration:00:17:00