Gayle Brekke, a Ph.D. candidate in Health Policy & Management at the University of Kansas Medical Center and a consultant at Descant Consulting, dives into the topic of data and direct care. She has devoted a significant amount of her career to exploring the question, “Does DPC lead to healthier outcomes and lower costs?”

There’s a lot of hypotheses from physicians, employers, healthcare groups, health shares, and even alternative health insurance products regarding if direct primary care and direct care achieve cheaper care. Listen to the episode to learn what data Brekke has collected over the years that answer the question.