Tag: #HAchat


This week's #HAchat: Advocating for Another

This month is dedicated to all the awesome members of our network who advocate exclusively for others. That includes a range of awesome people: parents, guardians, children, spouses, siblings, caregivers, and Health Activists. If you focus on raising awareness for a condition that lies beyond your own - we want to hear from (and celebrate)…

Guest Post: Tips for Health Activists & ePatients Talking about Participatory Medicine

This is Part 2 of the Guest Posts on Participatory Medicine written by Dr Simon Sikorski. Part 1 addressed a bit of background about Participatory Medicine and what challenges patients and doctors face as well as some tips for Health Activists and ePatients who want to getinvolved. This post discusses actionable tips for ePatients and Health…

Getting to Know HealthcareNovel: Robert Green

Next week we have a very special Health Activist Tweetchat hosted by writer Robert Green. We'll be discussing the important topic of how healthcare professionals can work together with patients through the ever-passionate and knowledgeable: Health Activists. It's going to be a great discussion and we've love to have you join us next Tuesday - July…

#HAchat Recap: In Support of Support Groups

wegohealth: Too often we only celebrate independence & "doing it ourselves" but there's *nothing* weak about getting help/support. Asking for help is hard. People who do it are brave and that should be commended.#HAchat     [caption id="attachment_4828" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Image credit: jonperson on Flickr"][/caption] Support groups are the original online health community.  Before the…

#HAchat Recap: On Offline Awareness Events

For Health Activists it doesn’t get more IRL than awareness events.  We know that many members of the WEGO Health community must have attended at least one awareness event in their life, whether it be a talk at a local organization or book store, a walk, a conference, or a fundraiser.  But what goes into…

#HAchat Recap: To share or not to share? That is the question!

Privacy and Identity concerns have always been a big part of what it means to be plugged into the online scene.  Online, you’re in control of what you share about yourself, you can mold the way others perceive you in a way that you can’t necessarily in real life.  In relation to health, this can…
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