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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:

#WEGOHeathAwards Winners Series Podcast: Tiffany Kairos

2016  WEGO Health Awards winner, Tiffany Kairos, says her best advice for all patient leaders is to be authentically YOU - but to also utilize #hashtags! As the winner of Best in Show: Twitter, this patient leader 's twitter feed is one you won't want to miss. As an epilepsy fighter,  she is passionate about epilepsy…

2016 Best Kept Secret winner, Lisa Cypers Kamen, Celebrates New Book Release

It’s safe to say that 2016 was a tough year and, with the start of 2017, things don’t seem much brighter. From political upsets to the loss of major icons, and anger-filled social media feeds to daily violent news reports, it’s understandable that stress levels are running high. Internationally recognized positive psychology coach and talk…

March #WEGOHealthChat recap: Challenges in Building Online Communities

In case you missed our March #WEGOHealthChat, we've got this awesome recap for you! In this Twitter chat hosted by Barby Ingle (@powerofpain), founder of the International Pain Foundation, we discuss the challenges in building online health communities and some strategies for making them more successful! Don't miss our monthly twitter chats on the second…

How to Build Community & Engagement​ ​From Top Patient Leaders

Who better to help us lead a discussion on building community and engagement than the finalists for Best in Show: Blog and Best in Show: Community? During our WEGO Health Awards week, these finalists talked about their “go to” strategies for engaging with networks, what apps or tools can be utilized and the challenges faced when…

10 Tips For Building Online Health Community Presence

You have a blog and you’re pumping out Facebook posts and tweets. But, you’re still lacking on the engagement side of your community. Where do you start? Who do you reach out to? What should you do? How do you build online engagement within your online health community? During our Blogging 101 webinar (click to…

Feature Friday: Martinus Evans – Obesity/Weight Loss Patient Leader

After 20 weeks of physical therapy for a hip pain, Martinus Evans visited an orthopedic specialist hoping for some answers. “Mr. Evans, it’s because you’re fat and you need to start walking and losing weight.” Although shocked and embarrassed, Martinus’ response was clear. Screw walking, I’ll run a marathon. His doctor said it was the…

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