Top 15 physician specialties most engaged with telemedicine

The number of physicians who self-report telemedicine as a skill rose 20 percent each year, from 2015-18, according to Doxmitiy.

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

Here are the top 15 physician specialties that are most engaged with telemedicine job postings, according to the report: 

1. Radiology
2. Psychiatry
3. Internal medicine
4. Neurology
5. Family medicine
6. Dermatology
7. Pediatrics
8. Emergency medicine
9. Geriatrics
10. Allergy and immunology
11. Endocrinology
12. Infectious disease
13. Urology
14. Pediatric pulmonology
15. Occupational medicine

To access the full report, click here.

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