Month: April 2023

Social Health Awards: The Mutual Value and Impact for Patients and Industry

The Social Health Awards is the only awards program judged by patients and industry alike that recognizes health leaders for their hard work and dedication to drive meaningful connections and conversations through social health - across almost all condition areas and social platforms. Thousands of nominations are submitted annually across 10 award categories and, for…
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Let’s Talk Medical Gaslighting: A Panel Discussion

The term "medical gaslighting" describes patients' experiences of having their symptoms dismissed as insignificant or labeled as being “all in their head” by healthcare providers. In this replay session, we aim to not only learn about medical gaslighting but also identify examples in our own lives when we have been gaslighted. We hear from Patient…
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REPLAY: How to Advocate for a Terminal Condition Panel

We were joined by panelists Olivia Salvo, Sarita Edwards, and Abigail Johnston as they discussed the differences, challenges, and opportunities they encountered while advocating for a terminal diagnosis versus a chronic condition. If you weren’t able to watch the panel live, we recommend that you check out the replay for useful tips to advocate for…
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Social Health Awards: Nominate a Health Leader

Julie Croner, VP of Community Development, and Scott Schappell, Chief Revenue Officer, discuss the importance of the Social Health Awards program, specifically nominating Health Leaders making an impact in the healthcare space. Why nominate a health leader? Nominating a Health Leader is a simple and rewarding way to show your support! Between May 1-22nd, you…
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Meet the 2023 Patient Leadership Council Members!

The Patient Leadership Council (PLC) is made up of Social Health Award winners and Health Union Patient Leaders. The PLC helps Health Union with event planning and brings the patient perspective into many different projects. This vital group also encourages engagement across Health Union communities. Meet the 2023 PLC members below. Social Health Award winners…
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