Millennials are not seeing doctors as often, according to new research on the matter.
“Half of millennials surveyed by ZocDoc, an online appointment website, in June said they visited a doctor less than once a year, with 93 percent saying they did not schedule preventative visits to the doctor,” a new article says. “And 42 percent of millennials said they would most likely cancel a checkup because they were too busy, according to the survey. The millennial generation is also more likely to attempt to solve medical issues independently, with 28 percent saying they would self-diagnose and 36 percent saying they would treat themselves at home, even before seeing a doctor, according to a 2014 healthcare study by the consulting firm Communispace, which now goes by the name C Space.”
Whether you agree with this trend or not, millennials clearly are adjusting to the times. Healthcare can be expensive. Not only that, but research shows that our country spends an estimated $750 billion on healthcare waste. And medical errors now account for hundreds of thousands of death every year.
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