Year: 2021


What is a ‘Patient Leader’?

We all have physical and mental health. Which means at some point in our lives, we’ve probably found ourselves in a doctor’s office waiting for our own or our loved one’s name to be called. And whether you identify as a “patient” or not, you or someone close to you likely fits the definition of…

Health Equity For All: Why it Matters & How to Take Action

As patient leaders, it’s impossible to represent our communities without understanding and promoting health equity for all members. Ensuring that every patient has the chance to access and receive the care, support, and resources they need to navigate their health is an essential part of patient advocacy. While Minority Health Month may have been in…

Patient Panel | Mental Health Post-Pandemic

How has navigating COVID-19 impacted your own or your loved ones’ mental health? As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, WEGO Health dives deeper into addressing mental health post-pandemic and how we can come together as a community to improve resources and support. In this patient panel, we sit down with patient leaders Natasha Tracy…

Patient Panel | Speaking Up About Men’s Health

Men should feel comfortable talking about their health, but many aren’t. In this patient panel, we explore the importance of overcoming the stigma men face when it comes to opening up about what they’re going through as well as what we can do to support the men in our lives. You’ll hear from Lupus patient…

9 Cancer Survivors Igniting Hope & Change Through Advocacy

In 2020, more than 1.8 million individuals were diagnosed with cancer in the United States alone according to the National Cancer Institute. With every new diagnosis, a new cancer survivor emerges -- someone who is living with, through, or beyond their disease. National Cancer Survivors Month, held each year during the month of June, encourages…

Health Union Acquires WEGO Health

Combination establishes leading force in social health PHILADELPHIA — June 15, 2021 — Health Union, the leader in building online health solutions for people living with chronic conditions, today announced that it has acquired WEGO Health, the world’s largest network of patient leaders – advocates, community leaders, creators and influencers. Combining Health Union’s targeted scale…
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