Survey: Healthcare Marketing Impacts Millennials

05/24/2018

Your health is important to you. But in what way? To help find out, Cox Health Marketing, a part of Cox Media Group, sponsored a survey of 2,000 adults online — 356 of whom were millennials — for the Cox Health Marketing Orthopedics Consumer Insights Study.

And while it’s no surprise that aging Baby Boomers need orthopedic care, the survey revealed millennials also are strongly influencing demand for services.

Additional takeaways from the survey:

  • Millennials are an active generation that values health and wellness. They are focused on nutrition, exercise and want to proactively deal with stress.
  • Of those who have been orthopedic patients, 57 percent experienced a sports injury. Interestingly, relief from pain is the number one reason this audience decides to have surgery, followed by getting back to playing sports or work.
  • Millennials seek and expect a retail-like experience when looking for a healthcare provider. They value convenience and ease of scheduling. Unlike other generations, they choose the hospital first and then the physician.
  • Marketing impacts millennials’ provider choice, with 37 percent saying it directly helped them make their decision. This digital savvy and socially connected audience is far more likely to respond to online and email ads than older generations. In fact, 57 percent of millennials visited an orthopedic provider’s website prior to their visit, stressing the importance of this virtual front door.

For more information on the Cox Health Marketing Orthopedics Consumer Insights Study, visit www.coxhealthmarketing.com/orthopedic-study.

SHARE THIS NEWS

Read more like this

Cox Enterprises Announces STEAM-Powered Classroom Challenge with DonorsChoose to Provide Teachers with Essential Classroom Materials
Cox Enterprises
Cox Enterprises Announces STEAM-Powered Classroom Challenge with DonorsChoose to Provide Teachers with Essential Classroom Materials

02/21/2024

Cox will match up to $100,000 in community donations toward STEAM and sustainability-related ...

Atlanta Business Chronicle honors Maury Wolfe for her contributions to social impact
Cox Enterprises
Atlanta Business Chronicle honors Maury Wolfe for her contributions to social impact

02/19/2024

Maury Wolfe, vice president of corporate responsibility and social impact at Cox Enterprises, has been...

Techstars Impact Powered by Cox Enterprises Announces 2024 Class
Cox Enterprises
Techstars Impact Powered by Cox Enterprises Announces 2024 Class

01/22/2024

This year’s cohort includes companies making positive impacts on underrepresented groups,...