Tag: patient advocacy


10 Patient Leaders to Connect with During MS Awareness Month

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Month may be recognized during the month of March; but thanks to MS patient leaders, finding support, raising awareness, and receiving education happens all year long. Because advocacy doesn’t stop when you live with an autoimmune condition that impacts your everyday life. And whether or not you have personal experience with…

Announcing the 2021 WEGO Health Patient Leader Advisory Board

Each year, the WEGO Health Awards help us uncover the top patient leaders of the online health community. This unique process relies heavily on input from thousands of patient communities and a hundred experts in the healthcare industry. So who better to guide us this next year than our WEGO Health Awards winners? The WEGO…
The State of Patient Influencers

Patient Leader + Thought Leader Conversations, Part 1: The State of Patient Advocacy

MarlaJan Wexler is a leader among Patient Leaders, sharing her very real and often hilariously profane survivor story as Luck Fupus. In her words, Luck Fupus is about “the girl, the nurse, the patient, the part-time superhero… tales of life with lupus, congenital heart disease, fake boobs, and an out-of-order baby maker.” We can’t imagine…

HLTH 2020: Pull Up a Chair for Patients at Your Table

Year after year, conference after conference, patients are left out of the conversations around their care. And while we’re far from where we need to be as an industry and healthcare system, more companies than ever are noticing the need to involve healthcare’s key stakeholder: patients. One of those companies, HLTH, is demonstrating their commitment…

Announcing the 9th Annual WEGO Health Awards Finalists

There are thousands of patients and caregivers sharing their stories, raising awareness, and guiding others through their own patient journey. Their endless work and energy to ensure no patient feels alone or lost is admirable and worthy of recognition. At WEGO Health, we believe these individuals are the key to solving healthcare's biggest challenges and…

9th Annual WEGO Health Awards | How it Works

The WEGO Health Awards were created to embody the mission of WEGO Health: to empower patient leaders. Considering the WEGO Health Patient Leader Network is centered around these healthcare transformers, we knew it was up to us to celebrate their accomplishments. From this need to celebrate the leaders who make a difference, the WEGO Health…
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