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About: Kristen

Kristen Long


Kristen Long is the Patient Leader Network Manager at WEGO Health. She's passionate about bringing empathy back into healthcare and empowering fellow patients to find their voice. She blogs about mental health and eating disorders at Serving of Support. You can follow Kristen on Twitter and Facebook.

Posts by Kristen:

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…

#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?…

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

If you think that Instagram is just for sharing selfies and pictures of cute puppies, you’ve got another thing coming! More than ever, Patient Leaders are taking the platform by storm and amplifying the patient voice through InstaStories, Hashtags and intriguing pictures. Join us for this #PatientLeader webinar as we sit down with 3 Patient…

2018 Top 10 Best in Show: Podcasts

There are thousands of Patient Leaders working day in and day out to educate, raise awareness and support their patient community. The WEGO Health Awards give us the chance to recognize Patient Leaders across all condition areas and platforms, to ultimately find the top Patient Leaders in each space. To recognize the Patient Leaders community…

#PatientLeader Webinar: Chronically Capable: Managing Chronic Illness Chaos At Work

Owning your own business, executing consulting work, or working as an employee with a chronic illness can get chaotic. But it's important that you know that you’re more than capable of keeping your career on track. In this #PatientLeader webinar, we’ll speak with patient advocate and author of the book Surviving and Thriving with an Invisible…
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