Tag: Patient Influencer


WEGO Health Influencer Series: Micro-Influencers

The influencer marketing industry is experiencing extreme growth, jumping from a $1.7 billion in 2016 to an expected $6.5 billion this year. The healthcare industry has a lot to learn from other industries that are applying influencer marketing practices successfully. As a company that connects life sciences companies and pharma with patient influencers, we’re often…
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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…
HealtheVoices 2019: A Little Heart Can Do Big Things

HealtheVoices 2019: A Little Heart Can Do Big Things

HealtheVoices, what an event?! This past weekend, Janssen presented its 5th annual HealtheVoices conference and it did not disappoint. Bringing together 140 top Patient Leaders, across condition areas, it was a weekend full of excitement, learning, and friendship. From learning how to infuse humor into your advocacy to writing memoirs to mastering your Twitter engagement…

4 Ways to Take Control of Your Healthcare

  Patient Leaders share a common passion for helping others, but there are a plethora of avenues to take your advocacy. Some leaders choose to run support groups, while others create communities on social media. Some Patient Leaders, like the 2018 WEGO Health Awards Healthcare Collaborator winner Amanda Greene, have focused on collaborating with healthcare companies as…

3 Tips for Advocacy of Instagram

I created @anxietysupport on November 12, 2012.  I was sitting on my mom’s couch in dire need of a supportive community of people who shared similar struggles. I had been in recovery for a little over a year from panic disorder with agoraphobia and was struggling immensely with anxiety and depression, so much so that…

Top 3 Tips for Patients Facing a New Diagnosis

Facing a new diagnosis may bring fear, anxiety and a search on Dr. Google (only to reveal the worst possible scenarios of course). Fortunately, there are hundreds of patient communities and leaders online ready to embrace and support you as you begin your patient journey. WEGO Health Awards Best Kept Secret Patient Leader, Amber Wallace,…
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