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Black, Hispanic Patients Less Likely to Use Telehealth, New Study Shows

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Black, Hispanic Patients Less Likely to Use Telehealth, New Study Shows

Lack of resources means lack of use

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  • Telehealth use remains inconsistent across populations due to the digital divide and racial disparities. Black and Hispanic people were much less likely to participate in a visit conducted through telehealth compared to White people.

  • Telehealth accounted for 32 percent of visits during the study period, which ranged from March 2020 to November 2020.

  • For telehealth, 20.5 percent of appointments occurred through video-only telehealth among patients younger than 18, compared to 27.9 percent for those aged 18 to 64 and 65 and older.

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