Computer Doctor (1982)
Tuesday, May 15, 2007 at 10:17AM
Matt Novak in 1980s, computers, health, medicine


This two page spread appears in the 1982 book Health and Medicine (World of Tomorrow).

Patients visiting a doctor in the future first tell the doctor's computer what is wrong with them. The computer may provide a remedy, or tell the patient to go to the next sections to be tested or to give samples. The doctor sees patients who need personal attention.

I can't help but think of a scene in Idiocracy when looking at this image.

See also:
Health Care in 1994 (1973)
Connections: AT&T's Vision of the Future (Part 5, 1993)
Hubert H. Humphrey's Future (1967)

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