300 episodes

Empowered Patient Podcast with Karen Jagoda is a window into the latest innovations in digital health, the changing dynamic between doctors and patients, and the emergence of precision medicine. The show covers such topics as aging in place, innovative uses for wearables and sensors, advances in clinical research, applied genetics, drug development, and challenges for connected health entrepreneurs.

Empowered Patient Podcast Karen Jagoda

    • Medicine
    • 4.9, 7 Ratings

Empowered Patient Podcast with Karen Jagoda is a window into the latest innovations in digital health, the changing dynamic between doctors and patients, and the emergence of precision medicine. The show covers such topics as aging in place, innovative uses for wearables and sensors, advances in clinical research, applied genetics, drug development, and challenges for connected health entrepreneurs.

    Treating Chronic Kidney Disease and Causes of Cognitive Impairment with Elizabeth Jeffords and Eva Czirr Alkahest TRANSCRIPT

    Treating Chronic Kidney Disease and Causes of Cognitive Impairment with Elizabeth Jeffords and Eva Czirr Alkahest TRANSCRIPT

    Elizabeth Jeffords, Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer and Eva Czirr, Associate Director, Alkahest talk about how they are applying their expertise in age-related and neurodegenerative and cognitive diseases to treating chronic kidney disease particularly end stage renal disease. With a focus on cognitive impairment related to inefficient dialysis, Alkahest is decoding the protein beta-2 microglobulin to determine if alleviation of a massive overload of the protein can benefit patients.

    Treating Chronic Kidney Disease and Causes of Cognitive Impairment with Elizabeth Jeffords and Eva Czirr Alkahest

    Treating Chronic Kidney Disease and Causes of Cognitive Impairment with Elizabeth Jeffords and Eva Czirr Alkahest

    Elizabeth Jeffords, Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer and Eva Czirr, Associate Director, Alkahest talk about how they are applying their expertise in age-related and neurodegenerative and cognitive diseases to treating chronic kidney disease particularly end stage renal disease. With a focus on cognitive impairment related to inefficient dialysis, Alkahest is decoding the protein beta-2 microglobulin to determine if alleviation of a massive overload of the protein can benefit patients.

    • 16 min
    Once Nightly Treatment for Narcolepsy and Other Sleep Disorders with Dr. Jordan Dubow Avadel Pharmaceuticals TRANSCRIPT

    Once Nightly Treatment for Narcolepsy and Other Sleep Disorders with Dr. Jordan Dubow Avadel Pharmaceuticals TRANSCRIPT

    Dr. Jordan Dubow, Chief Medical Officer, Avadel Pharmaceuticals is focusing on narcolepsy, a disease that causes severe excessive sleepiness and in many cases cataplexy. This rare disease is difficult to diagnose with limited medicines to treat daytime sleepiness and cataplexy episodes. Avadel's once-nightly FT218 is an extended release long acting version of sodium oxybate that treats both features of the disease and allows patients to get a full night sleep without need for middle of the night dosing.

    Once Nightly Treatment for Narcolepsy and Other Sleep Disorders with Dr. Jordan Dubow Avadel Pharmaceuticals

    Once Nightly Treatment for Narcolepsy and Other Sleep Disorders with Dr. Jordan Dubow Avadel Pharmaceuticals

    Dr. Jordan Dubow, Chief Medical Officer, Avadel Pharmaceuticals is focusing on narcolepsy, a disease that causes severe excessive sleepiness and in many cases cataplexy.  This rare disease is difficult to diagnose with limited medicines to treat daytime sleepiness and cataplexy episodes. Avadel's once-nightly FT218 is an extended release long acting version of sodium oxybate that treats both features of the disease and allows patients to get a full night sleep without need for middle of the night dosing.

    • 16 min
    Raising Awareness About Healthcare Acquired Infections with Mary Millard Infection Prevention Advocate TRANSCRIPT

    Raising Awareness About Healthcare Acquired Infections with Mary Millard Infection Prevention Advocate TRANSCRIPT

    Mary Millard, Infection Prevention Advocate, became a patient advocate after suffering acute septic shock from a hospital procedure where she was infected with pseudomonas. She talks about why she is intent on educating healthcare providers about prevention of hospital acquired infections and her work speaking at microbiology and infectious diseases conferences to inform pharmaceutical companies and infectious disease doctors about the need to continue development of antibiotics to treat sepsis infections.

    Raising Awareness About Healthcare Acquired Infections with Mary Millard Infection Prevention Advocate

    Raising Awareness About Healthcare Acquired Infections with Mary Millard Infection Prevention Advocate

    Mary Millard, Infection Prevention Advocate, became a patient advocate after suffering acute septic shock from a hospital procedure where she was infected with pseudomonas. She talks about why she is intent on educating healthcare providers about prevention of hospital acquired infections and her work speaking at microbiology and infectious diseases conferences to inform pharmaceutical companies and infectious disease doctors about the need to continue development of antibiotics to treat sepsis infections.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

CyrusKrohn ,

Healthy Listening

Karen conducts thoughtful interviews with interesting guests. You’ll learn a lot about the future of the health industry from these podcasts. And you’ll be healthier because of it!

So Not Fancy ,

Great podcast for anyone who is a patient!

Karen is a great host who asks thoughtful questions of her guests and keeps it short and succinct but relevant to listeners who are trying to become better informed about the health care world.

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