Category: Resources


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,…

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…

So you want to write a book while chronically ill? Here’s what you need to know.

Nothing is more frustrating than not being able to fulfil your dream because of your chronic illness. If you are one of the 81% of Americans that wants to write a book, you may be struggling to see how you can achieve that with your illness. It certainly makes it more challenging. I know, because…

Webinar Replay: Health Blogging 101

Who's starting a blog but doesn't know where to start? We welcome new patient leaders to the online health community, but we know it can be overwhelming to start advocating. What platform to choose? Where to buy a domain? How to create the perfect blog name? It's a lot! Join the WEGO Health Network team…

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