← Back to the blog

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: 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…

How I Birthed a Breech Book: 8 Steps for Self-Publishing a Book

"Have you ever thought of writing a book?” That was the comment I kept hearing from medical and nursing students when sharing my story with them. After several years of hearing this, I decided to listen.  I'm glad I did. In between making the decision to write a book, and seeing it published, it was…

10 Tips for Being a Social Media Correspondent at a Conference

I attended the #HealtheVoices conference by Janssen in Chicago this past weekend as a social media correspondent for WEGO Health. I went into the event knowing that there was a lot going on so I did a few things to prepare and this set me up for an easy social media sharing frenzy over the…

Feature Friday: Morgan Gleason, Rare Disease Patient Leader

Do you remember being eleven years old? Most of us can only recollect things related to braces, cooties and the playground. Morgan Gleason however, has a different story. Her family knew Morgan to be a normal kid- she spent time with friends, was active, and participated in cheerleading. Then one day Morgan began to notice…

HealtheVoices 2017: Together We Thrive

The third annual HealtheVoices Conference took place this past weekend in Chicago, IL. It was an exciting time with so many health activists traveling great distances to participate. As a chronic pain patient myself, I know that it can be quite difficult for health activists and advocates to travel, but I am so glad we…

Send this to friend