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Dr. Maurice Cates, Orthopedic Surgeon, conducts a live Orthopedic consultation remotely by video with a patient (Ronald Jeffries) at Kaiser Permanente's Capitol Hill Medical Center during an office visit with Primary Care Physician Dr. Isabel Gottron. Both physicians have access to all of the patient's health information through the electronic health record, including pictures of the patients' x-rays.  Enriching the physician-patient relationship, telemedicine reduces the need for multiple office visits and results in more rapid diagnosis and treatment.