Urban areas are leading the way, new research shows
Physicians in large cities on the east coast are leading adoption of telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to recent research from Doximity.
“Overall, we’ve found that urban areas are adopting telemedicine the most quickly, and the states using telemedicine the least are mostly comprised of rural and suburban regions,” the report reads. “This adoption pattern is somewhat counterintuitive given rural areas have the most to gain from providing telemedicine options.
Doximity used data from their national database of physician users to determine the states where telehealth use is most common. Here is a list of the top 10.