7.25.19 Endorsement Needed


I was nominated for the WEGO Health Awards Best Kept Secret Category and that’s pretty stink’n cool. I’d never heard of WEGO Health before, but I’ve jumped in with both feet and so far it’s been awesome. Below is info from the FAQs that I found helpful and interesting.

What I need from you: 

  • Go to this site: https://awards.wegohealth.com/nominees/18250

  • Click the orange box that says “Endorse Sunny Brous Erasmus”

  • Follow the steps to complete the endorsement

  • Share this request for endorsement with everyone you know

Endorsement window closes on Saturday, July 28th.

Honestly, this would be pivotal opportunity for SunnyStrong as an organization and as a patient advocate for the ALS community. The opportunity to attend this conference, to participate in the roundtable discussions with top companies in the Healthcare Industry, and to use my voice for this community of fighters would be life changing. Please help me further our reach while raising awareness for ALS.

Tell me more about WEGO Health

WEGO Health is a mission-driven company connecting healthcare with the experience, skills, and insights of Patient Leaders. We are the world’s largest network of Patient Leaders, working across virtually all health conditions and topics.

Our network collaborates with startups, life sciences companies, non-profits, agencies, government, and all other types of organizations across healthcare. WEGO Health offers enterprise and on-demand solutions that allow organizations to leverage patient experience and expertise in the design, development, and promotion of their products and services.

Who are Patient Leaders and what is the Patient Leader Network?

A Patient Leader uses his or her own health journey to raise awareness, to share knowledge, and to help others. They leverage social media to amplify their voice, to connect with peers, and to build communities. Patient Leaders are the thought leaders and transformers that industry leaders turn to for insights and expertise when they need to build a more patient-centered, consumer-driven healthcare ecosystem.

Our Patient Leader Network includes more than 100,000 of these vetted patients and caregivers across virtually all health conditions and topics ready to transform healthcare by sharing their insights and expertise. WEGO Health is committed to elevating the voice and visibility of Patient Leaders. Our network members receive exclusive invitations to paid market research opportunities, freelance consulting projects, and crowdsourced promotions, to name a few. Click here to learn more about our Patient Leader Network.

What is an endorsement?

An endorsement is a way to give nominees a visual show of support. The endorsement button is on each Nominee’s Profile and you can also see the number of endorsements that each nominee has received. The three nominees with the highest number of endorsements will automatically become part of the five finalists for that award category.

What does the winner get?

We’re thrilled to announce that winners will be honored live at the HLTH conference at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, October 27-30, 2019!

HLTH is the leading event for innovation in the health industry. Winners will:

  • Gain access to 300+ speakers, including senior executives  from Pfizer, Google, Walgreens, Talk Space, 23andMe
  • Network with leaders from pharma, startups, government, health associations, academia, media, investors and more
  • Gain opportunities to participate in patient panels, roundtables and Table Talks with other industry leaders
  • Participate as social media ambassadors in the lead up to the conference and live during the event

In addition, winners will, receive a customized award plaque and meet and connect with fellow winners. They will also have the opportunity to serve as a compensated WEGO Health Patient Leader Advisory board member in 2020. This prize pack is valued at $7,000.

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