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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

Non-Opioid Alternative to Managing Chronic Pain with Shiv Shukla NeuraLace Medical

11/13/2018
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Shiv Shukla, Founder and CEO, NeuraLace Medical is a healthcare entrepreneur with a passion for finding a new treatment for managing chronic neuropathic pain and the winner of the John G. Watson Quick Pitch Competition presented by the Tech Coast Angels and San Diego Venture Group. Their Axon Therapy is currently being tested with the VA where patients receive recurring non-invasive treatments that have dramatically reduced the need for opioids for chronic...

Duration:00:14:23

Ingestible Smart Capsule For Colorectal Cancer Screening with Alex Ovadia Check-Cap

11/6/2018
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Alex Ovadia, CEO, Check-Cap discusses C-Scan® the first and only preparation-free screening method for the prevention of colorectal cancer (CRC) through the detection of pre-cancerous polyps. This patient-friendly screening method uses an ingestible x-ray capsule and has the potential to dramatically increase screening adherence and reduce the overall incidence of CRC. @CheckCap_ Check-Cap

Duration:00:16:56

Targeted Therapies for Attacking Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Avanish Vellanki Rain Therapeutics

10/29/2018
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Avanish Vellanki, Co-Founder and CEO, Rain Therapeutics talks about developing targeted therapies for patients across a range of cancers. Their lead program tarloxotinib is currently being developed for non-small cell lung cancer patients with EGFR/Exon 20 mutations. Avanish fills us in on what makes tarloxotinib so unique, how it has the potential to help patients who currently have no viable treatment options and the future of precision medicine in treating cancers. @Rain_Thera Rain...

Duration:00:14:53

Ways We May Be Teaching Kids to be Liars with Joanne Jarrett MD

10/25/2018
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Joanne Jarrett MD is a retired family physician, blogger, mom, wife and entrepreneur and talks with me about her provocative blog post Three Ways We May Be Teaching Our Kids To Be Liars. Joanne points out that dishonesty is a misguided short-cut when attempting to avoid hurt feelings and that kids need to learn to balance kindness and social grace with authentic response to actions. This includes telling the truth about bullying, medical conditions, and life style choices in conversations...

Duration:00:17:30

Next Generation Cures for Gastrointestinal Disorders with Gilead Raday RedHill Biopharma

10/17/2018
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Gilead Raday, COO, RedHill Biopharma discusses development of the next generation of effective therapies for gastrointestinal disorders and cancer that affect millions of people worldwide. This includes treatment for H. pylori infections which can cause ulcers and gastric cancer, the first-ever therapy for Crohn's disease that targets the hypothesized bacterial cause of the disorder, and additional therapies for IBS-D and gastroenteritis. @RedHillBio RedHill Biopharma

Duration:00:17:01

Connected Solution to Manage Asthma COPD with Vik Panda on Hailie Sensors

10/10/2018
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Vik Panda, VP Marketing, Adherium talks about their Hailie sensors which allow patients and doctors to track use of inhalers and help manage chronic respiratory illnesses like asthma and COPD. With a smart case for the inhaler and a mobile app, patients get alerts, nudges and data to help them adhere to a plan to keep rescue inhaler use to a minimum. Vik also shares additional insights about human behavior, what drives people to remember to take their medications and how technology can...

Duration:00:15:24

Drone Data Supports Rapid Response to Hurricane Florence with Ryan Lanclos Esri

9/26/2018
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Ryan Lanclos, Director of Public Safety Industries, Esri talks about how drone data is changing the way first responders are able to prioritize resources in the event of a hurricane or other disaster. Small drones are allowing safer analysis of damage with the ability to feed the real time data into predictive models that are able to create maps and visualizations that can help public safety officials and citizens to take action and think about options for recovery. @esri Esri

Duration:00:17:36

New Treatments for Insatiable Appetite from PWS with Dr. Anish Bhatnagar Soleno Therapeutics

9/11/2018
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Dr. Anish Bhatnagar, CEO of Soleno Therapeutics, discusses Prader-Willi syndrome, a rare genetic disease that among other difficult symptoms, most markedly renders patients perpetually starving because of a dysfunctional neural pathway in the brain. This state, otherwise known as hyperphagia, can bring patients to the brink of severe sickness from overeating despite bring full, or from eating garbage, spoiled food, or sometimes even inedible objects. Anish talks about the hardships that...

Duration:00:16:27

Solving the Problem of Inflammation with Dr. Niels Riedemann InflaRx

9/4/2018
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Dr. Niels Riedemann, Co-founder and CEO of InflaRx, discusses the pervasive problem of inflammation in a host of diseases, and how InflaRx is tackling this problem with their clinical-stage antibody therapy, IFX-1. InflaRx believes that they have found the key to addressing inflammation across a range of diseases, in the form of a molecule in the blood, complement factor C5a. Their main focus is on using IFX-1, a monoclonal antibody, to block C5a and prevent its action in patients with...

Duration:00:18:33

Advances in Reducing Respiratory Events From Cystic Fibrosis with Greg Duncan Celtaxsys

8/21/2018
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Greg Duncan, CEO, Celtaxsys tells us about the work the company is doing to help reduce pulmonary exacerbations in patients with cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis is a rare genetic life-threatening disease that affects over 70,000 people worldwide. Pulmonary exacerbations are sudden, severe respiratory events that ultimately lead to lung function decline. Celtaxsys’ lead candidate, once-daily anti-inflammatory acebilustat, which the company is currently progressing to Phase 3 development, has...

Duration:00:16:15

Novel Topical Gene Therapy for Devastating Rare Skin Diseases with Suma Krishnan Krystal Biotech

8/15/2018
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Suma M. Krishnan, Founder and COO, Krystal Biotech discusses their approach to treating rare genetic skin diseases that lack any truly effective treatments. Krystal is developing the first ever topically applied gene therapy for the rare disease epidermolysis, a genetic condition characterized by extremely fragile skin that leads to devastating physical developments. Krystal is looking to apply their novel gene therapy to treat a wide range of skin conditions for those of all...

Duration:00:17:30

Surprising Health Benefits of Turmeric with Christian Wilde Medical Author and Researcher

8/9/2018
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Christian Wilde, medical author and researcher has been studying the historical and medicinal benefits of turmeric. Evidence from cultures where turmeric is used regularly in cooking points to a wide range of benefits of this spice. Used in a concentrated form, this supplement seems to have a very positive impact on diseases that are related to inflammation and growth of tumors. With no obvious side-effects and little chance for an overdose, this supplement is getting more attention from...

Duration:00:16:37

New Eye Care Model for Those Who Wear Contacts with Joel Wishkovsky Simple Contacts

7/25/2018
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Joel Wishkovsky, Founder and CEO, Simple Contacts shares his passion for changing the healthcare model to provide affordable care using telemedicine particularly to treat low-risk patients. Simple Contacts is an online model that allows those who wear contact lenses to take an online eye exam reviewed by a real doctor, and re-order lenses between visits to an eye doctor's office. With support from ophthalmologists, Joel is providing inexpensive eye healthcare that fits into the busy life of...

Duration:00:18:59

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