This episode is about Direct Primary Care which is an evolution of the concierge medical practices you may be familiar with. Our guest, Josh Umbehr, MD is a family medicine physician in Wichita, KS who (with his partner Doug Nunamaker) started Atlas MD.
Atlas MD is a low cost subscription primary care practice which maybe the template for lowering costs and improving outcomes. Josh talks about how his practice works and you will be amazed by how much he can decrease costs for the patients, decrease patient volumes for the doctors while being able to maintaining incomes. It sounds like a win-win solution.
Atlas MD is an example of how physician leadership is the best way to achieve cost reduction and great patient care. Josh has been featured on national media to talk about this model and does an excellent job explaining it.
If you are interested in learning more about Atlas MD or the direct primary care model, please visit their website at www.atlas.md