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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

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

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

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