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Generational differences, and similarities, in healthcare


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A study given at HIMSS16 showed the differences and similarities of the different generations when dealing with their healthcare providers. The results go into some depth and often show how similar the generations are. In general though they are characterized as:


While Millennials are often seen as “digital natives” who embrace technology, the study found they were slight less likely to use tools like Fitbits, smartwatches and pedometers to track their health. Forty-four percent of Baby Boomers and 46 percent of Gen Xers said they use such tools, while 42 percent of Millennials do.

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Source: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

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