BIRD, Kenneth T.
Telediagnosis: A new community health resource, Observations on the feasibility of telediagnosis based on 1000 patient transactions.Am. J. Public Health, 64(2) 113-119., 1974.
In 1968 Bird founded and directed the first "telemedicine" system, which linked a medical station at Boston's Logan Airport with doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital, who supplied remote diagnosis, treatment and medical image transmission.