We live in an age where we demand instant gratification. Seeing a movie is as simple as sitting on the couch and ordering it on demand, and even making a cup of coffee takes only seconds. Having quick access to medical solutions is no exception. Advisers should note that as more millennials enter the workforce and later generations leave delivering speedy available options through technology for healthcare is going to be the norm.

At 53.5 million workers, millennials now represent the largest number of people in the workforce, surpassing Generation X in 2015, according to a new study conducted by Blue Research on behalf of WebMD Health Services. With both millennials and Gen X making up 34% of the workforce and baby boomers at 29%, the findings underscore the role of digital fluency, the rise of healthcare consumerism and the impact of work-life demands on the generations in the U.S. workforce.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Employee Benefit Adviser content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access