Firefly Health and PhysicianOne Urgent Care partner to create an enhanced patient experience for Firefly Health patients and expanded primary care access to PhysicianOne Urgent Care patients.
As a virtual-first primary care option, Firefly Health offers video visits for both routine and urgent care. There are many conditions that can be treated through video, saving you time so you don’t have to take as much time out of your busy day.
It’s that time of year again—flu season! It can be difficult to sift through all the information about the flu shot coming your way. Here’s some background to help you make an informed decision.
Boston, MA, September 16, 2019 – Firefly Health, a technology-powered concierge medicine service for average Americans, announced today it has closed $10.2 million in a Series A funding round. The financing was led by F-Prime Capital and Oak HC/FT.
Long weekends often mean getting away with family and friends for a short retreat, sometimes supplemented with alcohol. With the growing market of micro-breweries and local distilleries, there are lots of new beverages to try. Plus, the vibe at these local establishments provides a great social atmosphere. But what is a safe amount of alcohol to drink?
It can be hard to feel sorry for doctors, who are consistently listed among the best-paid professionals in the United States. It’s also true, however, that there’s a genuine crisis of physician burnout. Rates of depression and even suicides among doctors have reached alarming levels and show no signs of abating.
One of the most obvious differences between Firefly Health and traditional health care providers is our emphasis on digital technology. People use our app to sign up, schedule visits, send us messages, conduct video visits, and track their health goals. And that list is growing every day. For us, technology is not just a means to an end—it is core to how we care for people.
The best and worst thing about working with students is that they’re always asking uncomfortable questions about why things are the way they are. Early in my academic career, I had a student who wanted to know why some patients in my clinic had an easy time getting their diabetes under control, while others struggled mightily. Were some of our doctors just worse than others?