Category: How To


How Patient Advocates can make the most of Awareness Holidays

Raising awareness about a disease or health concern can be an excellent means to foster an appreciation for patients and families, encourage donations to research, or even education about preventative measures. Awareness holidays offer major opportunities to get the word out about a specific disease or overall community. Patient advocates can take advantage of this…

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…

The Top 5 Tactics for a Successful Crowdsourcing Campaign

Peer to Peer connections are not unique, but they are often underutilized in market research. Patients can offer their first-hand experiences to corporate clients while serving as a direct liaison to their communities. Harnessing their resources can be a cost-efficient investment with high-yielding results, but it’s more matching demographics to bring recruits forward. Patient lead…

Community Insight Groups in a Nutshell

A few months ago, a fellow WEGO Health-nut, Sue, told you about the Truvio survey platform, and called herself the Truvio Guru. Well, Truvio is all well and good, but I’m Corinna, the CIG Khaleesi, and I’m here to tell you about an even better* way to get involved with WEGO Health and amplify the…

Webinar: How To Be An Empowered Advocate

You were just told that you or a loved one has a health condition or a disability - now what do you do? Once you get over the denial phase of the diagnosis, only then can you start advocating. Only then can you begin to look for the best healthcare providers, to provide the best…
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