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In The News: The Rise of Patient Experts in Healthcare Innovation

Recently, our own Jack Barrette sat down virtually with Neil Hughes, creator and host of Tech Blog Writer podcast. Based in UK, Neil discusses issues surrounding technology and the effect it can have on our lives. His podcast features interviews with business leaders from diverse industries all over the globe. Now he discusses the rise…

Patient Leader Webinar: FTC Guidelines For Patient Influencers

Endorsing brands is nothing new. From Kim K. to Tom Brady, major influencers are constantly endorsing all sorts of brands! We're excited to see healthcare companies finally considering Patient Leaders to be major influencers as well, but are you aware of all the rules and regulations you need to follow as a paid influencer? The…

Patient Leader Creative Boosts Engagement in Social Media Campaigns [case study]

You know your morning social media drill; you’re scrolling through your newsfeed, sharing funny videos, commenting on your aunt’s post—this is nothing new. However, there is also an audience using social media in a different way. These users are looking for condition-specific information being shared regarding clinical trials, new treatment options, resources to make treatment…
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Healthcare’s Liquid Workforce Has Arrived and Patients Are Center Stage

A new report from Accenture highlights five major trends in digital health, and one may surprise you. The report, Digital Health Technology Vision 2017, looks at how innovations in artificial intelligence (AI), internet of things (IOT), mobility, blockchain and the cloud are all converging to “create a perfect storm of healthcare transformation.” Whether you’re new…

6th Annual WEGO Health Awards – Endorsements Are Open!

Endorsements are now open in the 6th Annual WEGO Health Awards. So, what does that mean for you, WEGO Health Nominee? Take a moment, and read the following, as it will help to give you an understanding of what's to come over the next few months. We're extremely excited to head into this phase and…

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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