Month: March 2010


Patient Empowerment Webinar

On Monday, March 22, 2010 at 8 pm EST, we'll have an expert in patient advocacy and empowerment chatting with us! Here are the details:Trisha Torrey is Every Patient’s Advocate, a mission she began after a heinous misdiagnosis of cancer in the summer of 2004. Told she had a rare and aggressive lymphoma and had…

New Health Activist Blog Carnival: Patient Empowerment

In honor of Patient Safety Awareness Week, our topic for this month’s Health Activist Blog Carnival is Patient Empowerment. Our mission at WEGO Health has long been to empower Health Activists to help others – this is a great month to share your stories about doing exactly that!We know that patient empowerment can be a…

Health Activist Blog Carnival – February Wrap Up!

Many thanks to all of the Health Activists who participated in and spread the word about our new Health Activist Blog Carnival last month! We had many fantastic, inspiring entries about Relationships and Chronic Illness, and encourage you to check out the discussion thread for links to all of them. Don't be shy - leave…

FDA and Social Media – What Health Activists Had to Say.

This week we submitted our comments to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hearings on Health Care Companies’ use of the Internet and social media tools. Last year we surveyed our Health Activists and found that they feel Health Care Companies should continue to use social media to promote products and services, but must correct…
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