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Patient Empowerment: The Path to Better-Informed Health Decisions?

Patient empowerment. There’s no single, agreed-upon definition of what it is or how to get to it. But, patient empowerment is generally seen as leading to collaborative, coordinated care. It supports an approach to care that honors the patient’s preferences, values, cultural traditions, and socioeconomic conditions. All of these characteristics are cornerstones of patient-centered healthcare,…

In the News: WEGO Health’s Evolution From Vision to Impact

Do you want to know how WEGO Health got started? Our founder, Jack Barrette, sat down recently with Unity Stoakes to discuss some of the company’s backstory on the StartUp Health Now show. During their discussion, Jack shares WEGO Health's evolution from vision to impact. He goes into detail with a description of WEGO Health’s…

#PatientLeader Webinar: Platform Power Tips for Patient Leaders- Instagram

If you think that Instagram is just for sharing selfies and pictures of cute puppies, you’ve got another thing coming! More than ever, Patient Leaders are taking the platform by storm and amplifying the patient voice through InstaStories, Hashtags and intriguing pictures. Join us for this #PatientLeader webinar as we sit down with 3 Patient…

Join the Patient Leader Network

The WEGO Health Patient Leader Network includes more than 100k patients and caregivers, across virtually all health conditions and topics. It’s comprised of health advocates, influencers and experts ready to transform healthcare by sharing their insights and expertise. At WEGO Health, we are committed to elevating the voice and visibility of Patient Leaders. We strongly…

Weekly Health Activist Roundup

[caption id="attachment_9053" align="aligncenter" width="225"] We moved to a new location, right across from the Boston Commons![/caption]   Comforting When Ill  What do you find comforting when you are not feeling well? What lifts your spirits? Here is a great Pinterest board "Comforting When Ill" - what catches your eye? How to Cope Without Your Medication…

HAWMC Day 25 – Learning

  Today's Prompt: We don’t stop learning when we leave the classroom. Share something you learned from another Health Activist (Share their name/blog/website!).   Maybe you have a tip you’d like to spread the word about and teach other Health Activists. Is it a fact about health care in general, tips for treatment, or a…
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