Agreement with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute helps Firefly Health’s patients connect virtually to a network of world-renowned cancer experts for convenient, comprehensive care without added costs.
Watertown, MA – February 22, 2021 – Firefly Health – a virtual-first, full-service primary care and behavioral healthcare provider – today announced a new innovative arrangement with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute – the renowned, comprehensive cancer research and care center based in Boston. The arrangement will expand Firefly Health’s integrated care offerings to include Dana-Farber experts in breast, lung, and gastrointestinal cancers, as well as high risk genetics. Patients with these cancers, or who are at high-risk based on family history and genetics, will receive expert guidance and support from specialists at Dana-Farber, accessible through the Firefly Health app.
“Firefly Health puts patients at the center of its approach to primary and behavioral healthcare, offering a diverse team of expert clinicians to address a range of needs all through the convenience of our app,” said Jeff Greenberg, MD, Co-Founder and Chief Network Officer for Firefly Health. “Our agreement with Dana-Farber now means that patients diagnosed with, or at risk of developing, lung, breast or gastrointestinal cancer have access to some of the country’s top cancer specialists, in line with our mission to provide the best possible care without added costs.”
“It is of utmost benefit for individuals at risk of cancer or facing a cancer diagnosis to receive guidance and treatment from the world’s leading experts in specific types of cancer. Working with Firefly Health will enable us to reach patients at a pivotal time in their care.” – Eric P. Winer, MD, Chief Clinical Development Officer of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Firefly Health assigns every patient a dedicated care team that includes a doctor, nurse practitioner, behavioral health specialist, and a health guide. In addition, Firefly Health’s expansive partnership network offers access to urgent care centers, as well as specialists and diagnostic sites. Firefly Health’s technology infrastructure provides convenient communication, smart task management, advanced automation, and intelligence. In 90% of cases, Firefly Health is able to respond to patient needs in five minutes or less.
Under this new agreement with Dana-Farber, Firefly Health’s patients at risk of, or undergoing treatment for, breast, lung, or gastrointestinal cancers, can virtually access expert consultations with a range of oncology experts and specialists around their diagnosis or treatment plan.
About Firefly Health
Firefly Health offers empathy-driven virtual primary care, administered by a world-class clinical team and network of trusted clinical partners, powered by intuitive technology and (finally) built around people. By breaking down the barriers between primary care, behavioral health, and specialty care, we create an experience that is unrivaled in healthcare (or any other industry). Our mission is to deliver half-priced healthcare that’s twice as good, clinically and emotionally. Simply put, it’s the care you deserve. For more information, visit www.firefly.health.
About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is committed to providing expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer, while advancing the understanding, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases.