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Low energy? Often feel worn out? You could be suffering from dangerous sleep apnea and not even know it.
If you’re someone who struggles with getting good quality sleep often, you could be dealing with a more severe, undiagnosed issue like sleep apnea.
6 Secret Benefits To Having A Primary Care Doctor
For early Americans, a primary care physician was the first thing you looked for in town. Not the nearest Trader Joe’s; not the local gym. Having a primary care physician—with their little black bag and all—was considered one of the most important aspects of daily life.
In the age of Google, it’s easy to lose sight of the huge value primary care doctors bring into our life.
Here are 6 reasons why having a primary care physician is the best thing you can do for your health, and how you can find one that’s convenient, affordable, and skilled near you.
How Can A Direct Primary Care Membership Fix Healthcare?
Hello, fellow victim-of-the-current-healthcare system. Before we get into what the heck this “direct primary care” is, we have to get one thing straight about American healthcare—we don’t have it. Instead, America has sickcare, a system that only reacts and never prevents (we’ll explain more about that later). But I’m pretty sure I don’t have to convince you that the system we have sucks, because if you know anything—you know that. But why does it suck?
Free Yourself from Paying for Prescription Medications. (Literally).
If you take prescription medications, you know how expensive they can be. And when you look at it every month, the costs can quickly add up throughout the year. On average, popular prescription drugs in the U.S. cost 300% more than the median global price. Nationally,...
House Calls with Your Doctor? Welcome to Virtual Primary Care.
In the "old days", doctors making house calls were the norm. Well, with virtual primary care physicians are literally meeting with patients in their home via technology. Over the past few years, virtual patient care has disrupted traditional face-to-face care models...
HOU-Oracle builds strong health benefit’s strategy with First Primary Care.
Before finding First Primary Care, HOU-Oracle employees were paying hundreds of dollars out-of-pocket each month. On top of that, the company was faced with paying an enormous amount in premiums for each employee. This led Managing Director Rick Clark to deciding it was time to search for alternatives.
Phillips Kaiser saves big by switching to First Primary Care + Sedera
Phillips Kaiser, a group serving as outsource general counsel to companies primarily in the Houston area, has partnered with First Primary Care for more than 3 years. After their health insurance premiums were becoming unbearable, Phillips Kaiser opted to try a new way of doing health benefits.
The Hub Houston feels heard and understood through new health benefits
The HUB Houston is a relationship centered educational program serving teenagers and young adults with neurological differences. They’re all about bringing a sense of belonging to the community so everyone feels heard, understood, and believed in. So of course, the team at HUB Houston wanted to carry that mentality through everything they did—even their employee health benefit’s strategy.
The Reason Mental Health Care Is So Bad In The U.S. & The Doctors Changing That
How to find care that treats mental and physical health equallyby Cassandra Wertz, MD Internal MedicineIt's more common than you think. It's more common than you think. It might be somebody coming in for the first time with symptoms of a mental health...
Kids ‘R’ Kids finds their compass for sucess with First Primary care.
Between three Kids R Kids locations in The Woodlands, New Territory, and Greatwood, the company staffs roughly 95 employees. And before joining First Primary Care, most of those employees and their families were uninsured or carrying a below MEC Aflac-based plan.
How To Find Birth Control That Isn’t Inconvenient & Expensive | Houston, Sugar Land, Woodlands
A female physician reveals the best way to get birth control.by Thi Vo, DO Chief Medical OfficerLet's talk birth control. As the great Lil' Wayne once said, safe sex is great sex. Better wear a latex. 'Cause, you don't want that late text. That 'I think I'm late'...
How This Houston Employer Saw 40% Reduction In Claims Spent In Year One
How This Houston Group Saw 40% Reduction In Claims Spent In Year 1Achilles Group saved $300 per employee in claims spent in year 1 Who Is Achilles Group? Achilles Group is a human resources management company based in Houston, Texas. They offer a unique approach to HR...
5 Ideas That Will Change The Way You Approach Weight Loss, From A Doctor
Every year, "lose the weight" is the #1 resolution for Americans. But many never reach that goal, and the obesity rate continues to rise in the U.S. So what's wrong? How can we treat weight mangagement affordably and sustainably?1. Obesity is a disease, and it's not...
Virtual Preventative Care (VPC)—The New Way Of Employee Health Benefits
Virtual Preventative Care (VPC)Through VPC, patients are able to skip the waiting room, experience unrushed time with their provider, follow-up at ther own convenience, and never worry about co-pays or deductibles.What is Virtual Preventative Care (VPC)? VPC is a way...
Having Health Insurance Does Not Mean Having Healthcare
Everyone has health insurance, but not many have healthcare. Which do you have?Health insurance was only designed to cover you during the big, bad ugly stuff. So why do we use it for everything? Using health insurance is inescapable in every aspect of the system—from...
Why Employers Who Offer Direct Primary Care Have Happier Employees
Direct Primary Care (DPC) healthcare is growing in popularity among employers as it brings unmatched value to employees while saving money.What is direct primary care and why are employees loving it? Monthly subscription includes unlimited office visits, virtual...
Understanding & Treating Pre-Diabetes
Dr. Snodgrass dives into prediabetes—what's going on in the body, diagnoses of prediabetes (HbA1C and fasting blood sugar level), and treatment options (blood glucose monitor, fasting, etc.)What is pre-diabetes?Like the name suggests, it is a diagnosis that precedes...
First Primary Care Lands Spot On Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the U.S.
facebooklinkedinyoutubeHOUSTON, TX, August 2021—First Primary Care is thrilled to announce its placement of #908 on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies in the U.S.After launching in 2015, First Primary Care saw an impressive 534% 3-year growth, according...