Tag: patient advocate


Patient Influencers and The Impact of Authenticity

The Patient Perspective: Patient Influencers and The Impact of Authenticity

As any patient will tell you, there’s nothing like out of touch, unsolicited medical advice from companies to get them to slam the door in your face. When you’re sick and you’re trying to decide how to manage it — there’s simply nothing more infuriating than a tone-deaf portrayal of your illness in a commercial…

Raising Awareness for #HighRiskCovid19 Patients

The global outbreak of COVID-19 has caused panic among many, and while some have taken it more seriously than others, it truly takes a community to keep everyone healthy and safe. Chronic illness patient leader Molly Schreiber shared, "As a chronic illness patient, it was frustrating and disheartening to keep seeing the concerns of those…

What Do Patient Leaders Get Paid?

This question was extremely difficult to answer. Our community of patient leaders, while not "new" to the services they provide, are not as vast as many other fields--like surgeons, or accountants, or even novelists. There has been little public research on the topic. Fortunately, WEGO Health is one of the largest patient leader networks in…

2019: A Transformational Year in Review

2019 was a transformative year for WEGO Health’s Patient Leader Network. It was the year we brought to life a new platform designed by and for patient influencers and advocates looking to broaden their reach and deepen their impact. It was the year we joined with HLTH to honor the winners of the annual WEGO…
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Patient Influencer Perspectives on Social Media

The 100,000+ patients who make up the WEGO Health Patient Leader Network are at the core of everything we do. We believe they are transforming healthcare for the better and it’s gratifying to see more and more life sciences companies recognizing the extraordinary value patients bring to the table. Working with highly engaged advocates and…

2018 Top 10 Hilarious Patient Leaders

There are thousands of Patient Leaders working day in and day out to educate, raise awareness and support their patient community. The WEGO Health Awards give us the chance to recognize Patient Leaders across all condition areas and platforms, to ultimately find the top Patient Leaders in each space. To recognize the Patient Leader community…
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