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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: Using Podcasts to Empower Your Voice

Have you ever considered hosting a podcast? Maybe you're wondering what the advantages of podcasting are? Perhaps what equipment you will need? Or maybe you just want to know where to start! Well then this webinar is for you! Join podcast pro Shane Schulz as he offers his best tips and practices for creating your…

#WEGOHealthAwards Winners Series Podcast: Aaron Blocker

  Aaron Blocker was the 2016 WEGO Health Award Winner for Best in Show: Facebook and it's no surprise why. "When I was diagnosed, I had never heard of Crohn's or met anyone with the disease. Because of that, I started an online Facebook page to meet others. Six years later my community has grown…

Louise Glover: 2016 Best in Show Youtube Winner

My diagnosis of epilepsy was a shock. I didn’t understand how I could have such a condition and insisted that my doctors and neurologists were wrong. I’d only ever saw seizures on television and across social media of tonic-clonic seizures - was that really me? Having just turned 18, a life changing condition was not…

Top Patient Leaders Offer Their Best Content Engagement Strategy Tips

What kind of content do you publish on your social channels?  How do you decide what to post?  How do you get around the Facebook algorithm? During a WEGO Health Awards week chat, finalists from Best in Show: Facebook and Best in Show: Pinterest provided their insights on the matter.     The first question we had…

Barby Ingle Shares Her #1 Advice for Award Winning Advocacy Efforts

 Barby is the winner of the 2016 Lifetime Achievement award. She is a patient leader, motivational speaker, author, and President of the International Pain Foundation.  Learn why she does it and her greatest advice for other patients.   I advocate for all of us challenged with a chronic care condition involving chronic pain as well…

Do You Possess This Patient Leader Quality?

I had the chance to meet two representatives from the FDA’s Office of Health and Constituent Affairs during a patient advocacy workshop hosted by the National Center for Health Research, funded by PCORI (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute). The Office of Health and Constituent Affairs involves patients in a myriad of ways through patient engagement milestones, programs,…

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