In a new article on Inside Digital Health, Solutionreach founder and CEO, Jim Higgins looks at some of the challenges of engaging millennials in preventive and primary care and what hospitals and health systems can do about it.
"Unfortunately, trends suggest that millennials, who make up nearly 25% of the U.S. population, are less likely to have a primary care doctor and engage in preventive care in traditional ways," Higgins says in the article. "So how do you get millennial patients to come in for preventive care visits like flu shots and checkups? For hospitals and health systems that might only see these patients in an urgent care, emergency department (ED) or specialty visit, using the right educational approach could be the key, along with offering the right combination of technology and services."
To find out what educational strategies and techology solutions Higgins recommends to engage millennials in preventive care, read the full article, 3 Tips to Get Millennials on Board with Preventive Care.