Tag: WEGO Health Awards


2019: A Transformational Year in Review

2019 was a transformative year for WEGO Health’s Patient Leader Network. It was the year we brought to life a new platform designed by and for patient influencers and advocates looking to broaden their reach and deepen their impact. It was the year we joined with HLTH to honor the winners of the annual WEGO…

Top 7 Facebook Tools To Help Grow Online Communities And Groups

As social media grows, it has become a recognized platform to reach people and communities across the world. Each day more individuals and organizations turn to Facebook to promote awareness, ideas, products and support. With over 2 billion users, Facebook has quickly become a pulpit to reach consumers, market ideas and products. So, it only…

5 Tips for Sharing Your Story

    Sharing your story can be scary and intimidating. You may wonder why would anyone ever want to hear what I have gone through? What makes what I have to say important? Will I be laughed at or criticized? Well, I’m here to tell you I was in that phase of hesitancy but decided…

4 ways humor can elevate your message

As the winner of the 2018 WEGO Health Award for Hilarious Patient Leader, I'm often asked why I chose to approach cancer in such a humorous light. To be quite honest, it really comes down to one, single fact - I only have one, single testicle. Rather than hiding that I’m now 50% more aerodynamic…

Blown Away By Patient Stories: Top Takeaways From HLTH 2019

Elevating the patient voice is our passion at WEGO Health. It’s baked into everything we do. So when HLTH reached out earlier this year to explore how we could work together to bring the patient voice to its second annual conference in Las Vegas, we were ecstatic. As HLTH's partner we saw an opportunity to…
From petri dish to center stage patient leaders at HLTH

From Petri Dish to Center Stage: Patient leaders are in the spotlight at HLTH

“It’s time.” It was a spot-on comment. One of many I took away from my conversation with Toby Peach when we met up recently in New York. He was in town from London and I was eager to hear his story. Toby is a writer, actor and social justice activist. He’s also a 31-year-old cancer…
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