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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:

Patient Leader Webinar: Top Tips for Landing WEGO Health Experts Engagements

You’ve recently joined WEGO Health Experts and have flawlessly crafted your profile. You’re excited and ready to help change healthcare, but you’re unsure of how to stand out from the crowd when responding to engagements. Join the WEGO Health team as we offer our top tips for browsing engagements, setting up notifications for gigs in…

WEGO Health Tips: 6 Steps for Recruiting Other Patients

The rise of social media and online connectivity is making co-collaboration across the healthcare industry easier than ever. Whether it's recruiting patients in a specific condition area for insights work or completing a mass survey, healthcare companies are looking to Patient Leaders for help in gaining deeper engagement and insights of patients and consumers.  What's In…

WEGO Heath Experts: Creating A Successful Experts Profile

Successful profiles showcase your professional strengths and patient expertise to sell your value to clients. Complete, compelling and clear profiles make a great first impression! We’ve designed the Expert profile so it’s easy to highlight your specific areas of expertise, your top skills and the roles you’ve played in health care (and other industries). It…

WEGO Health Experts: 5 Elements to A Winning Proposal

It's an exciting time for Patient Experts! Healthcare companies are starting to see the value these patients can provide making them eager to collaborate. With WEGO Health Experts, we make collaboration easy- connecting our Patient Experts with healthcare opportunities in real time. But how do you win the work? A winning proposal. This is your…

WEGO Health Experts UPDATE: Platform Enhancements

WEGO Health Experts update as of November 10, 2017 We want to thank our Experts for their continued efforts and support. We value your feedback and we’re always looking to improve the platform. We’ve listened to your ideas and we’ve implemented a few new features we think you’ll be excited about.   Customize Your Engagement…

Patient Leader Webinar: FTC Guidelines For Patient Influencers

Endorsing brands is nothing new. From Kim K. to Tom Brady, major influencers are constantly endorsing all sorts of brands! We're excited to see healthcare companies finally considering Patient Leaders to be major influencers as well, but are you aware of all the rules and regulations you need to follow as a paid influencer? The…
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