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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:

#WEGOHealthAwards Winners Series Podcast: Barby Ingle

Year in and year out we come across Patient Leaders who continue to change the health world. These Patient leaders are true stars who continue to shine and don't fit into just one category.  Basically, they've done it ALL! During the WEGO Health Awards, we like to recognize these Patient Leaders with the Lifetime Achievement…

Announcing The 6th Annual WEGO Health Awards

It seems like only yesterday we tied the ribbon on our last Patient Leader Survival kit and sent it out to our 14 WEGO Health Activist Awards Winners. But, guess what Patient Leader Network? It's that time again! The WEGO Health team is ready for another year of recognizing and celebrating #PatientLeaders in the online…

#WEGOHealthChat Recap – Chronic Awareness: Awareness Never Stops

In case you missed our May #WEGOHealthChat, we’ve got this awesome recap for you! In this Twitter chat hosted by Amanda Greene (@LALupusLady), who is a passionate lupus patient leader, we the important of awareness and how to keep it in the forefront of everything you do! Don’t miss our monthly twitter chats on the second…

#WEGOHealthAwards Winners Series Podcast: Tory Aquino

There are many reasons Patient Leaders get involved in advocacy, Tory's just happens to be her daughter.  Tory's  daughter, Mariah, was active and full of energy from birth, so it was alarming when her daughter started complaining of joint pains and suddenly became inactive at age four.  The cause of Mariah’s suffering was a mystery…

Webinar Replay: An Anthropologic Look Into Online Patient Communities

As previously presented at SXSW. From the beginning, the Internet has allowed patients and caregivers to create online communities that provide something offline communities cannot. In the case of rare genetic disorders, it is a chance to connect with others who know what you are facing; in the case of debilitating disease, a chance to…

Chronic Patients on Healthcare Reform and the Repeal of ACA/Obamacare

The U.S. healthcare system was rocked on May 4, 2017 when the House passed the Republican-backed American Health Care Act (AHCA). Supporters of the bill celebrated this major step to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), put in place under the Obama administration in 2010. Meanwhile, opposing groups voiced their concerns, with many…

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