Issue No.02 - February (1978 vol.11)
D.A. Michalopoulos , California State University
A unique communications system that transmits images via telephone lines is enabling doctors in outlying areas to obtain instantaneous, expert diagnostic assistance from major medical centers. The Vidicom system presently allows a Redding, California, medical group called Shasta Scans, to transmit computerized axial tomography (CAT) scans to the Moffitt Hospital at the University of California in San Francisco for diagnosis.
D.A. Michalopoulos, "New Applications", Computer, vol.11, no. 2, pp. 89-91, February 1978, doi:10.1109/C-M.1978.218070