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While digital payments have been around for a while, the extensive resources and costs to implement these systems slowed the adoption of this technology before COVID, according to Shahin Hatamian, senior vice president of product management at Mitchell (an Enlyte company). (Credit: wavebreakmedia/Shutte) While digital payments have been around for a while, the extensive resources and costs to implement these systems slowed the adoption of this technology before COVID, according to Shahin Hatamian, senior vice president of product management at Mitchell (an Enlyte company). (Credit: wavebreakmedia/Shutte)

During the past year, telemedicine and electronic payments systems drew the bulk of technology investments from the workers’ comp sector, a survey from Enlyte Group, LLC revealed.

In 2021, electronic payments ranked fourth in terms of areas for tech investments, according to Enlyte. It now ranks second behind telemedicine, marking the biggest jump from last year’s survey results. The pandemic accelerated the adoption of electric payments, according to Shahin Hatamian, senior vice president of product management at Mitchell (an Enlyte company).

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