Telemedicine will drive $29B in healthcare services this year, report finds

Jackie Drees –
Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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For its 2020 State of Telemedicine Report, Doximity researchers evaluated information from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Qualitys Medical Expenditure Panel Survey and personal claims information that show the development rate in virtual check outs during the first half of 2020. Doximity likewise surveyed 2,000 U.S. adults and analyzed physician adoption insights from its telemedicine network for the report.

Telemedicine is anticipated to represent more than 20 percent of all medical visits conducted in the U.S. in 2020, representing an overall of $29 billion in healthcare services, according to a Sept. 16 Doximity report..

Five report insights:.

1. With more than 20 percent of health care visits being provided by means of telemedicine this year, Doximity prepares for virtual care to change most of Medicare, Medicaid and privately insured office gos to in the coming years.

2. Telemedicine will likewise change a large percentage of emergency situation department visits and play a more popular role in home healthcare support, representing upwards of $106 billion by 2023.

3. Considering that the COVID-19 pandemic started, the number of U.S. adults who have actually taken part in at least one telemedicine check out has increased by 57 percent. Pre-pandemic, 86 percent of respondents stated they had never ever done a virtual care check out.

4. From 2015-18, doctors who self-reported telemedicine as a skill had been rising by 20 percent year over year. That number has increased to 38 percent in between 2019 and 2020.

5. Women doctors are 24 percent more thinking about telemedicine task opportunities compared to their male associates..

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From 2015-18, doctors who self-reported telemedicine as an ability had actually been increasing by 20 percent year over year. That number has increased to 38 percent between 2019 and 2020.

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Because the COVID-19 pandemic started, the number of U.S. grownups who have gotten involved in at least one telemedicine see has actually increased by 57 percent. Pre-pandemic, 86 percent of participants stated they had actually never done a virtual care go to.

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