Digital Health: Primary care is no longer primary

June 20, 2018

Today’s healthcare consumers have access to a range of digital health technologies that are transforming how they can manage their healthcare. Accenture research shows that as these convenient self-management options evolve, consumers are less likely to engage regularly with a dedicated primary care physician (PCP). Younger consumers, especially, are less likely to rely on a single physician for their healthcare needs.
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