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About: Kristen

Kristen Long


Kristen Long is the Patient Leader Network Coordinator at WEGO Health. Her own health experiences have inspired her to empower other patients and encourage the power of patient advocacy. Check out her blog and follow Kristen on Twitter and Facebook.

Posts by Kristen:

Presenting The 2018 WEGO Health Award Winners

Year after year, the WEGO Health Awards remind us just how powerful the online health community is. With over 4,000 nominations and over 30,0000 endorsements, it's safe to say we were able to recognize more Patient Leaders than ever before! We're honored to recognize and celebrate the individuals making a change in healthcare, one tweet, one…

#PatientLeader Webinar: Platform Power Tips for Patient Leaders- Twitter

It's not easy doing amazing things in only 280 characters - creating easily digestible thoughts can be difficult with health stories and research! Yet there are some Patient Leaders who truly excel at it. In this #PatientLeader webinar, we're sitting down with 3 top tweeters in the Patient Leader Network to hear their best practices,…

Endorsements are OPEN for the 2018 WEGO Health Awards

Congratulations to the Patient Leaders nominated for the 2018 WEGO Health Awards!  Each year we are in awe of the nominees for the WEGO Health Awards and this year was no different! We're honored to meet so many new faces and can't wait to celebrate your accomplishments. If you haven't checked out all the fabulous…

How The WEGO Health Awards Work

Originally coined the “WEGO Health Activist Awards,” the WEGO Health Awards were created to embody the mission of WEGO Health: To empower Patient Leaders. We connect with countless patient advocates, influencers, and experts who are helping others and transforming healthcare – often without any formal recognition. Since the WEGO Health Patient Leader Network is centered…

#PatientLeader Webinar: HealtheVoices18 Recap – Top Tips & Takeaways

HealtheVoices18 has come and gone - but the hype isn’t over yet! HealtheVoices is a conference focused on bringing together Patient Leaders who represent a wide variety of health conditions, experience levels, and backgrounds. The conference strives to bring a diverse group of attendees each year, fostering an environment of engaging and insightful conversations. Join…

2018 WEGO Health Award Categories

Cheers to another season of celebrating the online health communities. With 16 award categories, there is something for everyone. Check out the award categories below and nominate your fellow Patient Leaders. [su_row][su_column size="1/2" center="no" class=""][su_accordion][su_spoiler title="Best in Show: Blog" open="no" style="default" icon="plus" anchor="" class="" text_color="#674cB"] Best in Show: Blog Whose blog do you absolutely love?…

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