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Julie Croner


Julie Croner is the VP, Community Development at Health Union focused on the Social Health Network. Working as a patient leader prior to joining the team, Julie wakes up every day motivated to raise and empower the patient voice.

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Social Health Network Features and Benefits

Supporting our Health Leaders is the sole focus of the Social Health Network (SHN). As a Health Union community, we welcome patients, caregivers, and HCPs from all condition areas to bring empathy, support, and humanity to healthcare through the power of social health. How do we do this? We have numerous resources, events, and opportunities…
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Expanding Your Value as a Patient Key Opinion Leader

As a Patient Leader, you've answered the call to help other patients and caregivers in your community. Day in and day out, you're entrenched in your community's conversation. By sharing your own story and interacting with others, you've become a trusted source. So others come to you for help, information, and advice. Because you're so…
Announcing the 2022 Social Health Awards Winners!

Announcing the Inaugural Social Health Awards Winners

The Social Health Awards honor and recognize the efforts of patients and caregivers within their communities and at the industry level. Our patient leaders constantly amaze us through their unique advocacy efforts. Supporting fellow patients and caregivers with the tools they need to be the best version of themselves is worth celebrating! Our judges had…
Announcing the 2022 Social Health Awards Finalists

Announcing the Inaugural Social Health Awards Finalists

This year has brought so many exciting changes - from the launch of the Social Health Network to the inaugural Social Health Awards (previously the WEGO Health Awards). While the name may have undergone a rebrand, our hope of recognizing and honoring the thousands of patients and caregivers supporting the online health community remains the…

Remembering Emily | May We Strive to Live Like You

It is with great sadness we share that Emily Garnett, a true star in the WEGO Health Patient Leader Network, has passed away. Just earlier this month, during our Patient Leader Advisory Board meeting, Emily reported feeling better for the first time in her long metastatic breast journey. We were all hopeful, but unfortunately, cancer…

Announcing the 2020 WEGO Health Patient Leader Advisory Board

Last year proved to be a revolutionary year for patient leaders. From the release of our WEGO Health platform allowing us to engage more WEGO Health patient leaders than ever before, to recognizing the WEGO Health Award winners on healthcare's biggest stage, 2019 was a year dedicated to bringing powerful concepts to life. In doing…
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