Month: June 2012


#HAchat Recap: To share or not to share? That is the question!

Privacy and Identity concerns have always been a big part of what it means to be plugged into the online scene.  Online, you’re in control of what you share about yourself, you can mold the way others perceive you in a way that you can’t necessarily in real life.  In relation to health, this can…

Today's #HAchat: Anonymity & Online Health Communities

  [caption id="attachment_4748" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Image credit: anotherphotograph on Flickr"][/caption] To wrap up the month of June - and Health Technology - let's look at where we, as humans, fit in to the technological landscape. In this week's Health Activist Tweetchat will discuss how The Future (technological advances, social media, etc) leads to some big…

Health Activists Speak Out: Jack Osbourne Diagnosed with MS

Today we have an awesome post by Editorial Intern, Leora - who writes about a fascinating and timely topic. A topic that comes onto the radar from in the world of patient advocacy when a celebrity spokesperson "comes out" about having a certain health condition. I'm of the camp that - the best way to…

Changing the face of Health Activism through Technology

WEGO Health would like to extend a big thanks to Nate Osit for hosting this week’s #HAChat focusing on the power of Health Technology. Nate describes himself as “just your average Health IT geek” and we couldn’t think of a better Health Activist to lead an engaging discussion about technology’s impact on Health Activism. Produceconsume:…

This week's #HAchat: Technology & Health Activism hosted by Nate Osit!

We have an awesome Health Activist Tweetchat planned this week that you aren't going to want to miss. Our chat will be hosted by Health Activist Award winner for Best In Show: Twitter, Nate Osit. A self-proclaimed "your average Health IT geek" - Nate is one of the hardest working Health Activists in the technology space.…

Health Activist Roundtable on Migraine – My Takeaways

At WEGO Health we work with Health Activists from a range of condition-specific communities so it's rare we have a personal experience with a specific diagnosis or condition – though we can often identify with the universal experiences or patients and needs of health communities.  We recently held a Health Activist Roundtable focused on Migraine…
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