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WEGO Health Survey: Patient Leaders are Solidly Behind Drug Price Transparency

With consumers feeling the pinch of healthcare costs more intensely than ever, the debate over cost transparency is only getting more heated. Nobody is feeling that heat more than pharma. Prescription drugs are an ever-increasing share of our out-of-pocket medical costs. And by all accounts, it’s going to get worse. The CMS Office of the…
WEGO Health The Premier Network of Patient Leaders

It’s Time to Make a Bigger Dent

Every company reinvents itself. Sometimes it's skin-deep, like rolling out a new logo or a bolder mission statement. Other times, it fundamentally changes how a company solves problems and achieves a social impact. In the twelve years since I founded WEGO Health, the process of reinvention has never really stopped. That's not to say it…

WEGO Health Patient Leader Inspiration

2018 – where has the time gone? Wasn’t it just a few weeks ago that we published a blog post honoring Patient Leader 2017 accomplishments? Year after year, we’re continuously inspired by the Leaders in our Patient Leader Network. Through #WEGOHealthChats, our closed Patient Leader Facebook Group, conferences, working on a sponsor program and everywhere in…

Patient Advocacy Groups and the Healthcare Industry: Partnership or Peril?

Both patient advocacy groups (PAGs) and the healthcare industry are ultimately working toward the same goal: Better outcomes for patients. Each has its own way to get there, although sometimes their efforts do overlap. Depending on the circumstances, the overlap can present an opportunity for either partnership or peril. Let’s dig a little deeper to…

Hemophilia Patient Leader and Caregiver #FollowFriday – November 24th

We did a few Community Insight Groups with the Hemophilia community earlier this year and had the pleasure of getting to know a few of the incredible people advocating in this space. For this week's #FollowFriday let's meet some of the top Hemophilia and blood disorder advocates out there.     Dakota Rosenfelt Hemophilia Patient Leader Facebook …

Point of View: Patient Advocates vs Patient Experts

A lot of different terms are thrown around for patients and caregivers as they take control of their healthcare journeys and become more empowered throughout their online health communities. While WEGO Health works with a network of “Patient Leaders,” this blanket phrase encompasses various levels of engagement and exposure, most notably Patient Advocates and Patient…
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