Forbes September 13, 2021
Bruce Japsen

Though many Americans are still working remotely, they are finding ways to see their doctor virtually even as they return to the office.

A new report from employee benefits consultancy Mercer shows “one-fifth of employees used telemedicine for the first time during the pandemic, and another 23% increased their usage.” In all, three-fourths or 75% of employees have used telehealth, also known as telemedicine and most will continue to do so.

The 2021 Mercer “Health on Demand” report, which includes responses from 14,000 workers around the world and unveiled Monday comes at a time when the Delta variant of the Coronavirus surges across the country and delays the ability of many Americans to return to the office.

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