Primary Care Office-Based vs Telemedicine Care Visits During COVID-19 Pandemic

JAMA Network Open

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2020

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What The Study Did: This observational study quantified national changes in the volume, type and content of primary care delivered during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially with regard to office-based visits compared with telemedicine encounters.

Authors: G. Caleb Alexander, M.D., M.S., of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.21476)

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