Millennials

By Jonah Comstock June 27, 2016
According to a new survey conducted by Harris Poll and commissioned by Salesforce, 59 percent of all consumers, and 70 percent of millennials, would choose a primary care physician who offers a patient-facing app over one who doesn't.  The survey results included 2,025 US adults aged 18 and older, among whom 1,736 have health insurance and a primary care doctor. The survey showed that by and...
By Jonah Comstock March 2, 2016
Millennials and Silents (the generation born prior to 1942) are the least likely generations to use tech tools like wearable fitness trackers, according to a survey of 2,600 WebMD users, presented today at HIMSS16 in Las Vegas. But younger and older respondents gave very different reasons for why they don't use these tools. "Millennials were more likely to select cost as their reason for not...
By Aditi Pai September 28, 2015
Some 65 percent of millennials think its important to track their fitness, according to a survey of 5,000 millennials, aged 14 to 34, commissioned by Technogym, a fitness equipment manufacturer. The survey was conducted by Loudhouse, a UK-based independent research agency. The survey found that 72 percent of millennials said one benefit of tracking their fitness is that they could do it on the go...
By Jonah Comstock August 31, 2015
Millennials are more likely than baby boomers to crowdsource their choice of physician, both online and in-person with friends, according to a new 3,000-person survey from Nuance. "We know a huge number of patients today are looking up symptoms and health information online, so it’s just a matter of time until they shop for physicians and communicate grievances that way, too,” Dr. Tony Oliva, ...
By Jonah Comstock February 24, 2015
Almost two-thirds of Americans were interested in using a mobile app to manage their health, according to a new survey of 1,015 American adults by Makovsky Health and Kelton. "Smartphones and wearables are driving a major behavioral shift in consumer health and wellness," Gil Bashe, executive vice president of Makovsky Health, said in a statement "Beyond a desire to speed access to information,...
By Aditi Pai June 17, 2013
App data services company Flurry released statistics based on results from 15,000 iOS users in the US about how Millennials, defined as young adults aged 25 to 34 years old, and all age groups use smartphones. The data came from apps with Flurry's data-collecting software installed. All categories surveyed, including Sports, Health and Fitness, rose steadily during the day and peaked in the...