Category: WEGO Health


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WEGO Health Survey: Patient Leaders are Solidly Behind Drug Price Transparency

With consumers feeling the pinch of healthcare costs more intensely than ever, the debate over cost transparency is only getting more heated. Nobody is feeling that heat more than pharma. Prescription drugs are an ever-increasing share of our out-of-pocket medical costs. And by all accounts, it’s going to get worse. The CMS Office of the…

How The WEGO Health Awards Work

Originally coined the “WEGO Health Activist Awards,” the WEGO Health Awards were created to embody the mission of WEGO Health: To empower Patient Leaders. We connect with countless patient advocates, influencers, and healthcare collaborators who are helping others and transforming healthcare – often without any formal recognition. Since its inception in 2011, the WEGO Health…
WEGO Health The Premier Network of Patient Leaders

It’s Time to Make a Bigger Dent

Every company reinvents itself. Sometimes it's skin-deep, like rolling out a new logo or a bolder mission statement. Other times, it fundamentally changes how a company solves problems and achieves a social impact. In the twelve years since I founded WEGO Health, the process of reinvention has never really stopped. That's not to say it…
WEGO Health The Premier Network of Patient Leaders Patient Advocates

Patient Influencer Perspectives on Social Media

The 100,000+ patients who make up the WEGO Health Patient Leader Network are at the core of everything we do. We believe they are transforming healthcare for the better and it’s gratifying to see more and more life sciences companies recognizing the extraordinary value patients bring to the table. Working with highly engaged advocates and…
HealtheVoices 2019: A Little Heart Can Do Big Things

HealtheVoices 2019: A Little Heart Can Do Big Things

HealtheVoices, what an event?! This past weekend, Janssen presented its 5th annual HealtheVoices conference and it did not disappoint. Bringing together 140 top Patient Leaders, across condition areas, it was a weekend full of excitement, learning, and friendship. From learning how to infuse humor into your advocacy to writing memoirs to mastering your Twitter engagement…

10 Tips for Setting Up a Blog and Reaching 1 Million Hits

I set my blog up in 2014 purely to help fundraise for a charity walk along 2000-year-old World Heritage site of Hadrian’s Wall. But it also gave me a platform to tell my story - awareness of Neuroendocrine Cancer was also a listed aim of the adventure. In the beginning, I had to rely on…
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