Becker's Healthcare October 8, 2018
Office-based primary care has been the traditional model for generations, but many millennials prefer the cost and convenience of walk-in clinics, which has forced primary care physicians to change their strategies accordingly, The Washington Post reports.
Here are four things to know:
1. A July poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation surveyed 1,200 randomly selected adults and found 26 percent of respondents did not have a primary care provider. Twenty-eight percent of respondents between 30 and 49 years old did not have a primary care provider, compared to 45 percent of respondents between 18 and 29 years old.
2. “There is a generational shift. These trends are more evident among millennials, but not unique to them. I think people’s expectations have changed....