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About: WEGO Health

WEGO Health


WEGO Health is a mission-driven company connecting healthcare with the experience, skills and insights of patient leaders. We are the world’s largest network of patient leaders, working across virtually all health conditions and topics.

Posts by WEGO Health:

How Do Patient Influencers Change Patient Behavior?

We asked a large diverse group of marketers from the healthcare industry:   If you could ask patient influencers one question, what would that question be?   After reviewing and analyzing dozens of questions, we identified three of the most urgent, consistent and interesting questions:   1.    What inspired you to be a Patient Leader…

Top 5 Twitter Patient Leaders to Watch

From 140 characters to a seemingly massive 280-character count, Twitter is ever-changing and ever-growing. Check out these stats: There are 500 million tweets sent per day and 330 million monthly active users. Currently valued at $16 billion, Twitter’s revenue is growing. Q3 2016 revenue was $616 million, compared to Q3 revenue of 2015 which was…

7 Secrets to Successful Patient Expert Collaboration

Jack Barrette, WEGO Health CEO, recently sat down with Dan Couchman Kendall of Digital Health to chat about how to identify, collaborate with, and leverage the professional skill set of Patient Experts. They discussed the challenges in patient-centric engagements and in working with the true experts – subject matter experts living with a health condition…

Social Life of Health Information

When it comes to health, people have always consulted with others in their social and professional circles. So, whether looking for more info or for data to confirm decisions made, plenty of conversations about health happen outside the examination room. As with so many things, the internet and social networks now make it possible for…

5 Current Trends in Healthcare

As we wait to see what the coming year will bring, now is a great time to look at what is currently going on in the world of healthcare. Many of the trends that we see today may be predictors of what is coming in the near future. Can you guess what will be next?…

Authenticity: The Value of User-Generated Content in Healthcare

What are consumers looking for, perhaps more than anything else? According to a number of recent surveys, authenticity is at the very top of the wish list. In the 2017 Consumer Content Report from Stackla, the numbers were overwhelmingly in favor of authenticity. And, incorporating user-generated content in healthcare can contribute to that authenticity in…

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