Tag: July 2012


#HAchat: Which came first? The Online or Offline Health Activist

[caption id="attachment_4886" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Image credit: myguerrilla on Flickr"][/caption] Continuing our discussion of IRL Health Activism, this week’s #HAchat focused on the intersection between the online and offline Health Activist community.   Logistically, offline advocacy was around long before online advocacy. After all, the internet is still relatively young, and online patient communities as we know…

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…

Health Activist Authors: Trisha Torrey

As part of our monthly celebration of Health Activism In Real Life (IRL) and offline advocacy – we will be looking at a way members of our online health network have made a splash writing offline: authorship. Today’s interview is with Patient Empowerment Health Activist - Trisha Torrey who advocates at her site Every Patient's Advocate and…

#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…

This week's HAchat: Awareness Events

[caption id="attachment_4802" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Image credit: SewPixie on Flickr"][/caption] To keep going with our July Health Activism IRL theme - let's delve into the ever-important aspect of in-person awareness events. These are the walks, talks, fundraisers, and other gatherings that help rally together a team of people for the same cause. Have you attended an event…

The Motivation to Move: Be Your Own Athlete

Here's a post written by Community Coordination Intern Michelle on a healthy living topic that is especially apt due to the lovely weather and summertime activities many people are engaging in. Enjoy! --Amanda The Motivation to Move: Be Your Own Athlete by Michelle Totino Well everyone, here it goes... my first blog post!  I’m a…
X

Send this to friend