Tag: Patient Leaders


Building​ Health Awareness Events Around Substance Abuse Awareness

As the battle to face the addiction epidemic continues to prove to be an important agenda, it is important that recovery advocates remain vigilant about speaking out. This coupled with a growing sober culture on the rise means that we are beginning to see local communities creating educational and advocacy events to bring more awareness…

#WEGOHealthChat Recap: What’s the fix?

In case you missed our June #WEGOHealthChat, we’ve got this awesome recap for you! In this Twitter chat, we changed it up a bit and partnered with HealthSparq to get everyone talking about healthcare. We invited four Patient Leaders to help us co-host the chat and using the hashtags #WhatTheHealthCare and #WTFix we asked everyone…

#WhatTheHealthCare Moments and your #WTFix for healthcare

Have you ever experienced a #WhatTheHeathcare moment on your patient journey? We've teamed up with HealthSparq for the What's The Fix conference to brainstorm ways that we can fix healthcare together! Joined by the following Patient Leaders, our June 2017 #WEGOHealthChat focused on discussing #WhatTheHealthCare moments and highlighting how our network has circumvented the system…

Feature Friday: Morgan Gleason, Rare Disease Patient Leader

Do you remember being eleven years old? Most of us can only recollect things related to braces, cooties and the playground. Morgan Gleason however, has a different story. Her family knew Morgan to be a normal kid- she spent time with friends, was active, and participated in cheerleading. Then one day Morgan began to notice…

Webinar: How To Be An Empowered Advocate

You were just told that you or a loved one has a health condition or a disability - now what do you do? Once you get over the denial phase of the diagnosis, only then can you start advocating. Only then can you begin to look for the best healthcare providers, to provide the best…

2016 Best Kept Secret winner, Lisa Cypers Kamen, Celebrates New Book Release

It’s safe to say that 2016 was a tough year and, with the start of 2017, things don’t seem much brighter. From political upsets to the loss of major icons, and anger-filled social media feeds to daily violent news reports, it’s understandable that stress levels are running high. Internationally recognized positive psychology coach and talk…
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