Telemedicine on phone Physicians who currently reside in highly populated metropolitan areas are engaging the most with telemedicine job opportunities. (Photo: Shutterstock)

More doctors are engaging in telemedicine, particularly in large metropolitan areas, according to the 2019 Telemedicine and Locum Tenens Opportunities Study by Doximity, an online professional medical network.

The first study to analyze U.S. physician interest in telemedicine jobs, Doximity found that the number of physicians who self-reported telemedicine “as a skill” doubled from 2015 to 2018, and continues to increase by about 20 percent each year.

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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