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Friday Fun Video: The Hospital of Tomorrow (as Imagined in the 1950s)

Posted by Matthew Smith on May 6, 2016 12:17:08 PM

This video showcases a medical dream come true from Henry Kaiser and Dr. Sidney Garfield of the Kaiser Foundation.

While many of these "dream" hospital features are now staples in every modern facility, you can't help but wonder whatever became of the sliding baby drawers (not to mention the unprotected X-Ray technician).

What part of the current hospital patient experience will remain 60 years from now? What will seem utterly ridiculous? Let's hear what you have to say in the comments section below.

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