D.C. doctors aren’t the only ones who use online booking services.
The Washington Post reports that more than two-thirds of Oregon doctors and medical offices are now using online booking platforms, as of the end of 2016.
That number is likely to grow as the health care industry moves toward online ordering and delivery.
The Post’s report is based on data from the Association of American Medical Colleges, which also includes the American Hospital Association and the American College of Surgeons.
Online doctors are increasingly becoming a tool for doctors to get appointments online, as they’re increasingly using online technology to schedule appointments and get payments online.
The Post reports about 30% of the U.S. population uses online booking software, and more than 30% said they would consider using the software, as did 60% of people ages 25 to 64.
According to the AP, online doctor booking sites have grown rapidly since 2009.
The first online booking site, Googlet, went live in 2010 and now has more than 1.2 million registered users.
The sites have since added a variety of options, from ordering online and paying for in-person appointments to booking online for doctors.
The report found that nearly a third of doctors say they use a combination of online booking and in-office appointments, and that the average fee for online appointments was $150, compared to $30 for in office appointments.
That compares with an average fee of $85 for an office visit.
About three-quarters of Oregon’s doctors said they have found doctors through online booking, with more than a quarter saying they’ve booked a physician through an online booking platform.
The Associated Press has more on the trend.