Year: 2022


Launching the Social Health Network

We are very excited to announce the launch of the Social Health Network! The Social Health Network is a community for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals with the goal of bringing empathy, support, and humanity to the healthcare industry. Learn more about the Social Health Network and all of the incredible benefits, such as, networking…

Social Health Awards | How It Works

The Social Health Awards, previously known as the WEGO Health Awards, are kicking off to celebrate patient leaders from across all platforms. Though we’ve made some exciting enhancements to this year’s program, our goal and intention remain the same: to empower and celebrate those leading the online health community - because the work of patient…

Watch Now: How to Identify, Prevent, and Treat Burnout

As a patient leader, it’s easy to get burned out; and burnout, unidentified & untreated, can become something more severe, like depression. So how do we identify burnout? What can we do to treat it? And how might we prevent getting burned out in the future? In honor of Mental Health Month this May, Dr.…

Five Things Organizations Should Know About Patient Partnerships

When it comes to advocacy, patient leaders are essential and provide a unique perspective. Whether representing the needs of the community, contributing valuable insights, or inspiring new ideas, patient leaders’ impact is always transformative. At Health Union, we’re passionate about bridging the gap between industry and patient leaders, so that we can transform healthcare and…

Newly Released: The Healing Power of Storytelling

"When an illness forces you to reconsider your entire life, you inevitably have questions, and many of these questions can only be answered by people who have lived under the same conditions." Fortunately, the online health community offers patients and caregivers a place of support, education, and empowerment - people who get it. "It turns…

World Rare Disease Day Patient Panel

In honor of World Rare Disease Day, the Patient Leader Network sat down with fellow rare disease patient leaders Jenica Leah, Meridith O’Connor, and Jessica Hanson to discuss the importance of resiliency, managing your own care, story sharing, and raising awareness to support the rare disease community. [su_youtube url="https://youtu.be/pNpssoeq9sc" width="800" height="560"] Key Takeaways We had…
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