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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:

Webinar Replay: Freelance Consultants & the Gig Economy: Tips to Optimize Success

When it comes to your health, we believe you are the Expert. We also believe healthcare has a lot to learn from you as the patient. Which is why we introduced, WEGO Health Experts. At its core, WEGO Health Experts brings the “sharing economy” to health care.  The Experts platform is designed to showcase your professional…

Using My Patient Journey with Crohn’s Disease to Influence Healthcare

My Patient Journey As a woman who has battled Crohn’s disease for nearly 12 years and as a new mom, navigating my “new normal” is daunting. It’s a realm of new experiences, joys, and struggles. The worry of when the next flare-up will strike and how I’ll deal with it when I end up in…

Building​ Health Awareness Events Around Substance Abuse Awareness

As the battle to face the addiction epidemic continues to prove to be an important agenda, it is important that recovery advocates remain vigilant about speaking out. This coupled with a growing sober culture on the rise means that we are beginning to see local communities creating educational and advocacy events to bring more awareness…

#WEGOHealthChat Recap: Commitments + #WTFix = How Can We Help Each Other?

In case you missed our July #WEGOHealthChat, we’ve got this awesome recap for you! Last month we partnered with Healthsparq for the What's The Fix? Conference and for the July #WEGOHealthChat we wanted to ask how the commitments you made to improve healthcare were progressing. We discussed what you want to see changed in health care,…

Point of View: Patient Advocates vs Patient Experts

A lot of different terms are thrown around for patients and caregivers as they take control of their healthcare journeys and become more empowered throughout their online health communities. While WEGO Health works with a network of “Patient Leaders,” this blanket phrase encompasses various levels of engagement and exposure, most notably Patient Advocates and Patient…

Patient Involvement – The Secret to High-Engagement Health Apps

Designing a health app is so much more challenging than designing any other app. An app that aims to serve as a personal health assistant, monitor, and advisor, holds in many ways, a responsibility just as high as the doctor does. With the advancing technology, health apps for patients and caregivers have become an intrinsic…

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