What movies do you think create the best vision of the future of health care? And what scene is particularly memorable with great foresight? Please comment.
Here’s a list of Movies about the Future of Health Care compiled by Modern Health Talk:
“Wall-E” is a warm-hearted commentary on environmental pollution that portrays future humans as super-obese couch potatoes living in a robot & technology dominated world.
“Robot and Frank” shows the challenges and benefits of companion robots for the elderly who don’t warm easily to technology.
“Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue America’s Healthcare” can be described as “An Inconvenient Truth” for the healthcare debate.
“The Corporation” is a complex and sobering yet darkly amusing video documentary about the corporation’s inner workings, curious history, controversial impacts and possible futures.
“The Weight of the Nation” is a four-part HBO documentary about America’s uphill battle with obesity.
“The Waiting Room” is like a punch to the gut for people cast off and left out of our U.S. medical care system, what some call the best in the world.
“A Place at the Table” is a documentary about the nation’s serious economic, social, health and cultural implications of poverty.
“The Line” covers stories of people across the country living at or below the poverty line.
“Choosing to Die” is Terry Pratchett’s documentary about Assisted & Dignified Death.
Programs for Elderly is a European twitter feed with info about Worldwide Aging Related Programs & Documentaries. One is Choosing to Die, Terry Pratchett’s documentary on Assisted & Dignified Death, which of course is a very personal decision but currently illegal.