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January 2022

Telemedicine use grows among Black patients, but barriers remain
Health Leaders, January 18, 2022

“The study, published online this week in Journal of the American College of Surgeons, found that in-person visits increased among Black and White patients as the pandemic dragged on in mid-2020. And while White patients continued to be majority users of video telehealth, Black patients were 50% more likely to have virtual visits than white patients.”