Tag: Awareness


The Significance of Health 2.0 for Patient Leaders

I had the distinct pleasure of attending and speaking at Health 2.0, one of the industry’s most important health innovation conferences held from September 16-18, 2018 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.  Hundreds of health tech startups and initiatives have been launched, showcased, promoted and catalyzed here in the last dozen years. Health 2.0 is…

2018 WEGO Health Award Categories

Cheers to another season of celebrating the online health communities. With 16 award categories, there is something for everyone. Check out the award categories below and nominate your fellow Patient Leaders. [su_row][su_column size="1/2" center="no" class=""][su_accordion][su_spoiler title="Best in Show: Blog" open="no" style="default" icon="plus" anchor="" class="" text_color="#674cB"] Best in Show: Blog Whose blog do you absolutely love?…

Patient Leader #FollowFriday – December 1st

WEGO Health does a lot of work with the IBD, Multiple Sclerosis and chronic pain communities. We can say for certain that the following three Patient Leaders are definitely worthy of your adoration on this Follow Friday! Not only are they wonderful people, but they are all 2017 WEGO Health Award nominees.     Sharon…

6th Annual WEGO Health Awards Live Ceremony

It was a night of celebration, laughter, new friendships and even a few tears. The first ever live WEGO Health Awards ceremony could only be described as an absolute success.     The WEGO Health Network team, Julie, Kristen, and Jackie arrived Sunday to put together the final touches for our live ceremony and to prepare…

Supporters Unite to Color The World Orange for CRPS/RSD Awareness on Nov. 6

Get your orange ready! The fourth-annual Color The World Orange on November 6 is almost here. Color The World Orange is an annual event held the first Monday of November to spread awareness of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD). On November 6th, supporters around the world will wear orange…

Your advice to new Patient Leaders

WEGO Health is committed to amplifying the Patient Leader voice and it all starts with the first time a patient or caregiver shares their initial blog post, tweet or picture on Instagram. As Patient Leaders ourselves, Julie (WEGO Health Patient Leader Network Director), and I know that starting out on your advocacy journey can be…
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