Month: April 2017


Feature Friday: Morgan Gleason, Rare Disease Patient Leader

Do you remember being eleven years old? Most of us can only recollect things related to braces, cooties and the playground. Morgan Gleason however, has a different story. Her family knew Morgan to be a normal kid- she spent time with friends, was active, and participated in cheerleading. Then one day Morgan began to notice…

HealtheVoices 2017: Together We Thrive

The third annual HealtheVoices Conference took place this past weekend in Chicago, IL. It was an exciting time with so many health activists traveling great distances to participate. As a chronic pain patient myself, I know that it can be quite difficult for health activists and advocates to travel, but I am so glad we…

The Top 5 Tactics for a Successful Crowdsourcing Campaign

Peer to Peer connections are not unique, but they are often underutilized in market research. Patients can offer their first-hand experiences to corporate clients while serving as a direct liaison to their communities. Harnessing their resources can be a cost-efficient investment with high-yielding results, but it’s more matching demographics to bring recruits forward. Patient lead…

Community Insight Groups in a Nutshell

A few months ago, a fellow WEGO Health-nut, Sue, told you about the Truvio survey platform, and called herself the Truvio Guru. Well, Truvio is all well and good, but I’m Corinna, the CIG Khaleesi, and I’m here to tell you about an even better* way to get involved with WEGO Health and amplify the…

Webinar: How To Be An Empowered Advocate

You were just told that you or a loved one has a health condition or a disability - now what do you do? Once you get over the denial phase of the diagnosis, only then can you start advocating. Only then can you begin to look for the best healthcare providers, to provide the best…

#WEGOHealthAwards Winners Series Podcast: Ronny Allan

Internationally known Neuroendocrine Cancer Patient Leader, Ronny Allan, is certainly making his mark in the online health community. Diagnosed with incurable Metastatic Neuroendocrine Cancer in July 2010, Ronny decided to share his experiences with this unusual, complex disease through blogging. This hobby quickly became a passion as Ronny became determined to move Neuroendocrine Cancer into mainstream…
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