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Many people are waiting days after days before visiting doctor. The results from this delay could be very bad for your health and condition. So, this infographic shows some statistics related to waiting times in the U.S.

First, the infographic lists the longest wait times among the different states. For example, in Boston the overall waiting time for dermatology doctor is 72 days compared to only 32 days in Seattle. On the other hand, the infographic provides a chart with the shortest waiting times in days.
Next, it is interesting to know how long people wait for a doctor at the ER. As stated in the infographic, there were 130 million visits to the ER per year in the US alone. While the insured ER visits cost up to $150, the not insured could cost more than $3000.

Additionally, there are currently about 200 telemedicine networks with 3,500 service sites in the US.

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