Patient Influencer Perspectives on Social Media – Health Article

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 influencers allows us to glean insights that will ultimately help life sciences companies better connect with patient communities. Social media is one way to do…

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2018 Top 10 Best in Show: Twitter – Health Article

There are thousands of Patient Leaders working day in and day out to educate, raise awareness and support their patient community. The WEGO Health Awards give us the chance to recognize Patient Leaders across all condition areas and platforms, to ultimately find the top Patient Leaders in each space. To recognize the Patient Leaders community members endorsed, we’ve compiled the Top 10 Patient Leaders in each category.  These Top 10 Best in Show: Twitter Patient Leaders manage to create easily…

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Top 3 Tips for Patients Facing a New Diagnosis – Health Article

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, is sharing her top 3 tips for new patients to gain control of their situation and make the most of it.   Tip #1 |…

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How Peer Mentorship Can Impact Healthcare Delivery – Health Article

Patient advocates and influencers have provided peer mentorship for years, but healthcare providers are only now starting to embrace the practice to support healthcare delivery. Julie Croner, our Patient Leader Network Director here at WEGO Health, was recently featured on an expert panel convened by Shared Purpose Connect to look at the growing use of peer mentors in chronic care management. According to Eric Glazer, CEO of Shared Purpose Connect, the goal of the roundtable was to draw attention to…

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