Tag: patient-centered


In the News: Four Ways Crowdsourcing Drives Healthcare Innovation

At WEGO Health, we see healthcare innovation happening every day. Our Chief Strategy Officer, David Goldsmith, recently wrote a piece for Forbes highlighting some of the specific ways that crowdsourcing drives healthcare innovation. Crowdsourcing has been around in one way or another for quite some time but advances in technology have made it a much…

In the News: Harlow On Healthcare Discusses Patient-Centered Solutions with David Goldsmith

On the Harlow on Healthcare radio show and podcast, host David Harlow chats with healthcare innovation leaders. Earlier this summer, David Goldsmith was his featured guest. Speaking about David’s role as Chief Strategy Officer at WEGO Health, the two Davids discuss the specific ways WEGO Health is helping to connect life sciences companies with patient…

In The News: Why Healthcare Needs Patient Leaders

WEGO Health CEO Jack Barrette recently spoke with Becker’s Hospital Review about the power of patient leaders. During the interview, Jack didn’t hesitate to call out some of the problems he sees in the healthcare industry, especially toward the goal of being patient-centered. “Most health systems continue to innovate for patients, instead of with patients,”…

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…

Patient-Centered Business Growth: The Value Delivered to Pharma

Beginning with the publication of Crossing the Quality Chasm in 2001 through the ACA-mandated measures of quality of care and up to today, pharma and the healthcare industry have put significant effort into implementing patient-centered business growth into their plans. For pharma, patient-centeredness promised to be a business growth platform. Nearly two decades in, what…
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