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Authors : Cummings, Martin Marc, 1920-2011, Davis, Ruth M.
Title: The Promise of Communications in Medicine in the Seventies, 1970
Occasion: Presented at American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting, Cleveland, OH.
MMC Commentary: This paper forecasts the application of new communication and computer technologies for improving medical information transfer. Dr. Ruth Davis was an outstanding systems designer with extensive experience from the Department of Defense. She introduced new satellite technologies that the National Library of Medicine deployed for health-related communications in the state of Alaska.
Subject terms:
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
Communications Media
Computer Communication Networks
Computer Systems
Satellite Communications
Information Storage and Retrieval
Library Automation
Reflections on Big Science
Weinberg, Alvin Martin, 1915-2006
Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications
Medical Tutorial
Computer Assisted Instruction System
Compact Cassette Tape Recorder
Micro Projector
Talking Journal
Interactive Television
NASA ATS-1 Satellite
ATS VHF Transportable Satellite Receive-Transmit Terminal
Davis, Ruth R.