Category: Healthcare Industry


In the News: Online Health Communities After Cambridge Analytica

Before the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook seemed to be on an endlessly upward trajectory. One of the platform’s biggest strengths had become group functionality. Over 100 million people are members of groups on the social media platform. These groups have grown to be especially meaningful for patients. Following news of the major data breach, Facebook…

In the News: Four Ways Crowdsourcing Drives Healthcare Innovation

At WEGO Health, we see healthcare innovation happening every day. Our Chief Strategy Officer, David Goldsmith, recently wrote a piece for Forbes highlighting some of the specific ways that crowdsourcing drives healthcare innovation. Crowdsourcing has been around in one way or another for quite some time but advances in technology have made it a much…

In the News: Harlow On Healthcare Discusses Patient-Centered Solutions with David Goldsmith

On the Harlow on Healthcare radio show and podcast, host David Harlow chats with healthcare innovation leaders. Earlier this summer, David Goldsmith was his featured guest. Speaking about David’s role as Chief Strategy Officer at WEGO Health, the two Davids discuss the specific ways WEGO Health is helping to connect life sciences companies with patient…

In the News: How Merck Values Patient Centricity

Plenty of healthcare companies talk about patient centricity, but in many cases, it’s just a buzzword without much action. On the other hand, Merck values patient centricity and has taken steps to make sure they are following-through on their dedication to true patient centricity. Chris Round, Merck’s Executive Vice President, recently shared with pharmaphorum some…

In the News: WEGO Health’s Evolution From Vision to Impact

Do you want to know how WEGO Health got started? Our founder, Jack Barrette, sat down recently with Unity Stoakes to discuss some of the company’s backstory on the StartUp Health Now show. During their discussion, Jack shares WEGO Health's evolution from vision to impact. He goes into detail with a description of WEGO Health’s…

In The News: The Benefits of Working With Patient Influencers

Writing for Pharmaceutical Executive, WEGO Health CEO Jack Barrette recently shared some thoughts on how pharma can benefit from working with patient influencers. Sometimes called patient key opinion leaders (KOLs), this group is engaged, educated, and well-trusted by other patients. Working with patient influencers, Jack explains, can be very worthwhile for pharma. Patient KOLs are…
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