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A doctor talks with nurses inside the Clinical Decision Unit (CDU) at Kaiser Permanente's Capitol Hill Medical Center in Washington, DC.  Kaiser's CDU allows patients to avoid the frequent delays associated with a typical hospital emergency room.   Kaiser members receive immediate care from clinicians,  doctors and specialists on site,  who have access to patients' complete electronic medical records.  From left are Doctor Jasmin Valentin, Doctor Richard McCarthy, and Doctor Marcia LoBrano..