Full-time employed physicians most interested in telemedicine, report finds

Most physicians (69.5 percent) who show interest working in telemedicine are employed full time in private or provider healthcare organizations, according to a recent Doximity report.  

For its 2019 Telemedicine and Locum Tenens Opportunity Study, Doximity, a physician networking service, analyzed data on physicians who engaged with telemedicine job postings listed on its network. More than 70 percent of physicians in the U.S. are members of Doximity.

Here is how physicians measure in terms of telemedicine interest grouped by employment status, according to the report.

Full-time: 69.5 percent.
Residency: 17.6 percent.
Part-time: 5.7 percent.
Fellowship: 5.5 percent.
Locum Tenens: 1.6 percent.

To access the full report, click here.

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