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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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San Diego, CA

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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

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

Essential to Check for Glaucoma Early with Dr. Roma Patel Ophthalmologist Sacramento VA

1/23/2018
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Roma Patel MD, Chief Ophthalmologist for the Sacramento VA and assistant professor at the University of CA Davis emphasizes that there are treatments for delaying the full impact of glaucoma but that the condition needs to be found early. Glaucoma is a silent disease that presents no early warning signs but can be found in an eye exam. Roma also talks about how rewarding her work is with the veterans and the special eye problems vets face having served in Viet Nam, Iraq and...

Duration:00:13:00

What Doctors Wish Their Patients Knew with Joanne Jarrett MD

1/16/2018
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Joanne Jarrett MD, a retired family physician and blogger, has come up with 26 things good doctors wish their patients knew about them as doctors, as human beings, and as patients themselves. Of particular concern is the need to understand that doctors are juggling busy stressful schedules everyday, that some doctors might suffer from PTSD, how doctors often wonder what happened to patients long after their last visit, and what annoys doctors and patients alike. As for running into a...

Duration:00:16:43

Treating Chronic Pain with Medical Marijuana with Dr. Rachna Patel

1/8/2018
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Rachna Patel MD, known as the medical marijuana doctor, talks about why she is pursuing the use of cannabis in her medical practice and shares her insights about how marijuana can be used to alleviate physical and emotional pain, which patients are most likely to be helped by a medical marijuana treatment plan, advantages of cannabis over opioids, and who should use THC and CBD with caution. @DrRachnaPatel DrRachnaPatel.com

Duration:00:16:53

Community Approach to Combating Substance Addiction with Ron Chabot

12/19/2017
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Ron Chabot, CEO, Addicts Like Me and Director of Business Development, Interventional Protocol Solution shares his own compelling journey from a stellar career in telemedicine to addiction and jail time to rehab that has brought him to developing the technology platform for the AddictsLike.Me support group and community with a focus on addressing multiple needs of those addicted to opioids and other substances. Ron is creating a platform for addicts to connect with other addicts with...

Duration:00:18:16

Using Nitrous Oxide For Painful Office Procedures with Larry Wagner CAREstream America

12/17/2017
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Larry Wagner, National Development Manager, CAREstream America talks about using their PRO-NOX nitrous oxide and oxygen solution to relax patients and allow them to inhale the gas on demand. From plastic surgery to regenerative medicine using nitrous oxide in procedures for pain management is between sedation and anesthesia and is seen as an analgesia that is generally safe for patients as well as the doctors who are administering the gas. CAREstream America Boston Biolife

Duration:00:12:57

Personal Healthcare Robot Promotes Drug Adherence with Cory Kidd Catalia Health

12/10/2017
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Cory Kidd PhD Founder and CEO Catalia Health has been exploring the use of robots and artificial intelligence for improving healthcare for over 20 years. He and his team have taken on the challenge of figuring out why people don't stay with a drug regimen for chronic conditions. Using the robot Mabu, they are able to personalize the interaction with patients to encourage healthier habits and gather data about barriers to adherence. @CoryK @CataliaHealth #robot #AI #Heartfailure Catalia...

Duration:00:17:29

Pursuing a Potential Functional Cure for Chronic Hepatitis B with Marty Driscoll Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals

12/3/2017
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Marty Driscoll, CEO of Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, discusses treatments for the hepatitis B virus, a disease suffered by 250 million people globally who are chronically infected with the hepatitis B virus. Marty talks about what a functional cure for chronically infected patients means, and what Spring Bank is doing to help those affected. Spring Bank is developing a new oral drug named inarigivir that is a selective immunomodulator/encapsidation inhibitor. Inarigivir could become a key...

Duration:00:15:20

Dissecting Pharmaceutical Ads with Michelle Niedziela HCD Research

11/26/2017
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Michelle Niedziela, PhD, Scientific Director, HCD Research reveals the testing that pharmaceutical companies engage in to insure that tv and print ads reach their target audience. For over 20 years, HCD has been conducting research with health care professionals, patients, and caregivers using traditional market research as well as applied neuroscience tools to test engagement, understanding, and use of words and images to offer hope as well as information. It all comes down to helping...

Duration:00:16:08

Drug Free Therapy for Treatment-Resistant Depression with Joe Perekupka Brainsway

11/12/2017
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Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a method of noninvasive neuromodulation being used to treat depression. Joe Perekupka, VP of Sales Operations at Brainsway discusses their proprietary deep TMS (dTMS) technology which is able to affect areas of the brain previously unreachable by standard TMS. The Brainsway Helmet is a device approved for treatment of the many Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) patients who have failed at least one drug-based regimen. Joe discusses the reality of...

Duration:00:17:15

Breakthroughs in Regenerative Medicine with Joe Krieger Boston Biolife

11/5/2017
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Joe Krieger, President, Boston Biolife shines light on the robust world of regenerative medicine. He describes how many of the medical breakthroughs have come about because experts in diverse disciplines came together to figure out how to help the body heal itself. One key driver has been advances in sports medicine where efforts have been made to avoid surgery and replacement of body parts. Joe and his team run training programs for scientists, technology and healthcare providers to drive...

Duration:00:16:39

Impact of Real Time Mapping of Diseases with Graham Dodge Sickweather

11/1/2017
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Graham Dodge, Co-Founder and CEO, Sickweather is part detective and part entrepreneur. He and his team are harvesting real time data from social media to identify early warning signs of the outbreak of the flu or allergy season. Using this social surveillance along with other reported health related and historical data, Sickweather is informing individuals about their risk of getting an infectious disease based on their physical location. The question is does this kind of information...

Duration:00:16:50

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