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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…

Your advice to new Patient Leaders

WEGO Health is committed to amplifying the Patient Leader voice and it all starts with the first time a patient or caregiver shares their initial blog post, tweet or picture on Instagram. As Patient Leaders ourselves, Julie (WEGO Health Patient Leader Network Director), and I know that starting out on your advocacy journey can be…
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Presenting The 2017 WEGO Health Award Winners

Every year we receive more and more deserving Patient Leader nominations in the WEGO Health Awards. This year we had almost 2,500 nominations and close to 30,000 endorsements! A huge thank you to all of the judges that helped comb through these fantastic nominees to award our 16 WEGO Health Award Winners this year. Each…

Using My Patient Journey with Crohn’s Disease to Influence Healthcare

My Patient Journey As a woman who has battled Crohn’s disease for nearly 12 years and as a new mom, navigating my “new normal” is daunting. It’s a realm of new experiences, joys, and struggles. The worry of when the next flare-up will strike and how I’ll deal with it when I end up in…
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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…

Patient Involvement – The Secret to High-Engagement Health Apps

Designing a health app is so much more challenging than designing any other app. An app that aims to serve as a personal health assistant, monitor, and advisor, holds in many ways, a responsibility just as high as the doctor does. With the advancing technology, health apps for patients and caregivers have become an intrinsic…
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