Tag Archives: Doctors

Uptake remains low, but doctors of all ages interested in telemedicine

Dive Brief: Adoption of telehealth may be ticking up, with the number of physicians reporting telemedicine as a skill rising 20% per year over the past three years, according to a new study from professional medical network Doximity. Age had no correlation with physician use of telehealth. The San Francisco-based network, which counts 70% of U.S.… Read More »

Doctors significantly over-allocated times to perform joint replacements, study shows

Dive Brief: The physician-led Relative Value Scale Update Committee over-allocated the time required to perform knee replacement surgeries by 23% and hip replacement surgeries by 18%, according to a new Health Affairs study. Time over-allocations were even greater when previously implanted joints were being repaired or replaced. More than 80% of original replacements and more than… Read More »