Only 15% and 11% of physicians have worked in health care practices that used telemedicine for patient interactions and to connect with other health care professionals, respectively, according to a study in Health Affairs. Researchers reviewed a 2016 survey of 3,500 physicians and found that radiologists had the highest telemedicine use for patient interactions, followed by psychiatrists and cardiologists, while emergency medicine physicians reported the highest telemedicine use for interactions with health care professionals, followed by pathologists and radiologists.
Few physicians have worked in practices using telemedicine
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