The story of Co/Struc’s mark on the healthcare industry 50 years ago
1971 witnessed a host of medical advances that changed thousands of lives for the better, a quietly ambitious product called Co/Struc emerged at the same time.
Disney World opened, McDonald’s introduced the Quarter Pounder, NPR launched its first broadcast, and Barbie went to Malibu. The Nike Swoosh, Amtrak, FedEx, NASDAQ, and Starbucks all made their debuts. Greenpeace and Médecins Sans Frontières were founded to address humanitarian crises worldwide. The United Arab Emirates declared its independence, Swiss women got the right to vote, and the U.S. Supreme Court upheld busing as a constitutional approach to integrating schools. The field of technology witnessed the invention of pocket calculators, floppy disks, the commercial microprocessor—even email.