Category: WEGO Health


Transparency among patient influencers is a must

A post on today's Health Affairs blog by Judy Butler and Adriane Fugh-Berman presses the case for transparency among patient influencers who work with pharmaceutical companies. The authors cite WEGO Health's work with patient influencers and the industry, and suggest "these kinds of relationships have the potential to blur the lines between patients’ intentions and those…

4 Common Pain Points Influencers Face in Video Creation

If you've ever watched a video from a patient advocate that made you stop, think and listen--you know that the power of change can start by simply pressing record! WEGO Health's new Video Basics for Patient Leaders Course helps patient leaders transition their message and mission into thought-provoking and enjoyable to watch videos. It's easy…

14 Ways to Bolster Your Facebook Privacy Today

Tech is everywhere, and when it works, it makes our lives better. It’s a big reason tech’s biggest players -- Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook -- are all getting into healthcare. There are a lot of problems that need fixing. But it’s rarely that simple. Google’s computing power, for example, could revolutionize the medical records system…

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…

FTC Guidelines for Influencers & Advocates

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? Your…
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