Month: October 2017


Supporters Unite to Color The World Orange for CRPS/RSD Awareness on Nov. 6

Get your orange ready! The fourth-annual Color The World Orange on November 6 is almost here. Color The World Orange is an annual event held the first Monday of November to spread awareness of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD). On November 6th, supporters around the world will wear orange…

Your advice to new Patient Leaders

WEGO Health is committed to amplifying the Patient Leader voice and it all starts with the first time a patient or caregiver shares their initial blog post, tweet or picture on Instagram. As Patient Leaders ourselves, Julie (WEGO Health Patient Leader Network Director), and I know that starting out on your advocacy journey can be…
WEGOHealthAwardWinners

Presenting The 2017 WEGO Health Award Winners

Every year we receive more and more deserving Patient Leader nominations in the WEGO Health Awards. This year we had almost 2,500 nominations and close to 30,000 endorsements! A huge thank you to all of the judges that helped comb through these fantastic nominees to award our 16 WEGO Health Award Winners this year. Each…

The Health Innovation Hyperloop Is Here: FDA, Freelance Experts, and Fab Labs

For those who are weary of reading, and writing, about healthcare’s glacial pace of innovation, 2017 is delivering a bolus shot of hope and excitement.   The Big Bang While you’ve heard of the Big Bang Theory, what you probably haven’t heard of is 2017’s big bang; after so many decades of “someday,” the age…
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