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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

Language:

English


Episodes

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


New Inhalation Drug Treats Pulmonary Disease with Nancy Pecota CFO Aradigm

10/25/2017
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Patients with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis (NCFBE), a progressive pulmonary disease, currently have no treatment options in the US. Nancy Pecota, CFO of Aradigm Corporation, discusses NCFBE and what Aradigm is doing to help these patients and possibly others who have an un-diagnosed condition . Their inhalable drug Linhaliq™ is currently on the fast track for FDA approval for NCFBE. Nancy discusses Aradigm’s progress to provide an effective treatment option and prevent future...

Duration: 00:16:45


Dynamic Conference App Facilitates Networking with Raj Oswal O.Connect

10/24/2017
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Raj Oswal, Founder, O.Connect is enthusiastic about the potential of an event app to not only provide an online version of the conference program but also to encourage networking and sharing on social media while also providing access to speakers and presentations. With an expertise in developing apps for the scientific community, Raj is particularly interested in breaking down the barriers that separate researchers from the business side of the healthcare industry so that all get the most...

Duration: 00:16:34


History of Opiod Addiction with David Herzberg PhD SUNY Buffalo

10/17/2017
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David Herzberg PhD, associate professor of history, SUNY- University at Buffalo reminds us that opiod addiction is not a new phenomenon and in fact there have been waves of addiction to sedatives, stimulants and pain killers over the last 150 years. David points out how we often view physical dependency on a drug versus drug addiction with racial and economic bias. He also warns that history tells us that the current opiod epidemic most likely will continue until we better address real...

Duration: 00:16:44


Advances in Treating Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration with Dr. Jason Slakter Ohr Pharmaceutical

9/27/2017
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Vision impairment is a major factor contributing to loss of independent living for otherwise healthy seniors. Dr. Jason Slakter, M.D. leading expert ophthalmologist and CEO of Ohr Pharmaceutical explains how wet age-related macular degeneration (wet-AMD) affects the eye, genetic and environmental factors for developing wet-AMD, and measures that can be taken to delay the onset of the disease. Dr. Slakter also talks about advances in treatments and the promise of a new eye drop that is...

Duration: 00:17:26


Leaving a Legacy with Arsen Marsoobian Author and Motivational Speaker

9/24/2017
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Arsen Marsoobian also known as Papa Soob has written a soon to be published book A Heartbeat Away/ Are You Ready? We talk about some of the key elements of being ready for the end of life by being satisfied with relationships and reconciliation with friends and family so there are no regrets. We also talk about what kinds of legacies people can leave and taking control over the narrative about how we are remembered. Don't Die A Heartbeat Away

Duration: 00:17:08


Developing Vaccine to Prevent Birth Defects from Cytomegalovirus with Jeff Baxter VBI Vaccines

9/11/2017
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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is more common than the Zika virus, yet few people know about the irreversible birth defects congenital CMV infection can cause. Jeff Baxter, CEO of VBI Vaccines, talks about the risks CMV poses to pregnant women and their unborn babies. Currently, there is no way to prevent contracting CMV during pregnancy and the irreversible birth defects that can result. Thankfully, VBI Vaccines is currently developing a vaccine to prevent CMV. If successful, this could be given...

Duration: 00:16:11


Big Data Drives Scientific Wellness with Nathan Price Institute for Systems Biology

9/5/2017
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Nathan Price, Associate Director, Institute for Systems Biology reminds us that biology is still a data poor science though it is changing with advancements in technology and genomics. Nathan is working on the Pioneer 100 Project to build personal dense data clouds to help researchers design better predictive risk models in a drive towards scientific wellness. @ISBNathanPrice #DigiMed17 Institute for Systems Biology

Duration: 00:16:22


Increasing Points of Access for Patients with Dr. Jason Hwang Healthcare Innovator

8/27/2017
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Jason Hwang, founder, Lemonaid Health and renowned healthcare innovator talks about bringing disruptive solutions to the healthcare marketplace. Lemonaid uses an asynchronous analysis model where patients submit symptoms and requests for medications online. Submissions are automatically reviewed quickly, overseen by doctors when necessary, and prescriptions sent to pharmacies for treatment. The focus of the service is on common health challenges like sinus infections and the flu to ongoing...

Duration: 00:16:17


When the Doctor Comes to You with Nick Desai Heal On-Demand House Calls

8/23/2017
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Nick Desai, co-founder, Heal.com talks about taking advantage of the trend to miniaturize medical equipment to allow them to build a business model where the doctor comes to a patient's home, office, or hotel room within two hours 365 days a year. Heal is promoting price transparency, accepts most medical insurance, and is providing rapid response with well-equipped high quality doctors scheduled through the Heal mobile app, web site or by phone. Service available in limited areas with...

Duration: 00:15:39


Smart Managment of Health Records with Noga Leviner PicnicHealth

8/13/2017
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Noga Leviner, Co-Founder, PicnicHealth knows how important it is to be able to have access to complete medical records and is creating a company that can search for old medical files as well as provide a dashboard to manage new data. In order to get optimal care, PicnicHealth is providing clients with a service that searches medical data on paper, film and in digital format and gives access to the patient, current doctors, and appropriate family members. The biggest challenge seems to be...

Duration: 00:17:21


Digital Health in Low Resource Environments with Melissa Menke Access Afya

8/7/2017
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Melissa Menke, Founder and CEO, Access Afya is a digital health activist in Nairobi Kenya where she has set up micro-clinics in the informal settlements to bring health services to an under-served community. They are using digital diagnostic tools and mobile devices to send text and voice alerts to patients where there is near universal access to a phone or smart device. Melissa is also bringing 21st Century medicine to neighborhoods, schools, and factories using mobile units. Part of the...

Duration: 00:16:17


Potential First in Class Gene Therapy for Glioblastoma GBM with Dr. Dror Harats VBL Therapeutics

8/1/2017
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Dr. Dror Harats, Founder and CEO of VBL Therapeutics, talks about the limitations of current treatments for recurrent glioblastoma multiforme (rGBM), the most common and deadliest form of brain cancer in adults and the challenges in developing new treatments to combat this devastating disease. The good news is that their lead candidate, a biologic agent called VB-111, is in late-stage clinical development for rGBM and showing great promise. He discusses the unique mechanism of VB-111 that...

Duration: 00:16:01


Confident Caregivers with Jay Patel SeniorLink

7/24/2017
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Jay Patel, Chief Transformation Officer, SeniorLink talks about caregiver readiness and the difference a confident caregiver can make in the life of a patient or aging loved one. Primary concerns are the health of the caregiver and the social and medical support teams that give caregivers the ability to respond rapidly to changes. @SeniorLinkInc SeniorLink.com

Duration: 00:16:09


Hot Trends in Medical Care with Jill Gilbert Digital Health Summit

7/18/2017
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Jill Gilbert, Producer, Digital Health Summit talks about new solutions that are being tested to improve medical care and outcomes. She points to challenges presented by embedded legacy systems and how digital health entrepreneurs are creatively proving that new models of care do work and can be integrated into existing solutions. From her perspective, there is a great deal of discussion about precision medicine but still a long way to go to make it a reality. Key topic for their January...

Duration: 00:17:09


Using Virtual Reality to Treat Pain with Howard Rose Firsthand Technology

7/10/2017
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Howard Rose, Founder and CEO, Firsthand Technology has 20 years of experience finding therapeutic uses of Virtual Reality (VR) for healthcare. Howard talks about how technologies have become friendlier, faster, more mobile and less costly to allow for VR applications to be offered to address a range of types of pain and anxiety and reduce the need for drugs. @FirsthandTech Firsthand Technology

Duration: 00:17:08


Overcoming Fear of Aging with Heidi Rataj Documentary Producer Director

7/2/2017
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Heidi Rataj is an award-winning documentary producer and director and a caregiver for her mom. Heidi talks about her own fear of aging and the search for a new narrative for seniors as they age. While we need to be respectful of all journeys, activating seniors to allow them to accomplish goals is key to a healthier individual and society. She also points out how digital technology plays a role in coordinating care and enabling people to age in place. @UCSDHealthyAging Reflect PBS...

Duration: 00:16:16


Branded Drug Protection with Barry McDonogh TruTag

6/28/2017
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Barry McDonogh, Senior Vice President, Sales and Business Development, TruTag Technologies talks about their new on-dose microtags and authentication process that insures pharmaceutical brand integrity and safety for the consumer. This technology adds minimal cost to drug manufacturing and is a strong deterrent to counterfeit drugs coming into the market. @TruTags #BIO17 TruTags.com

Duration: 00:13:26

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