LAKE MARY, Fla., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PediaVision announced today that the company is working with pediatric offices throughout the United States to increase their efficiency and income through the introduction of Spot, a new, quick and mobile screening device that will help redefine the pediatric office of the future.
Tenafly Pediatrics, a six-facility pediatrics center in New Jersey, is a model of the efficiencies and income generated through the incorporation of Spot into the practice. Tenafly will be introducing six Spot devices to be used by the doctors and staff.
"It's so quick and easy to use," said Tom Zeug, practice manager for Tenafly Pediatrics. "Our staff currently uses the PediaVision screener, which they like, but Spot is even quicker and more advanced, which they will appreciate. It literally takes one second to screen a patient, provides accurate data and it's very simple to train our staff to use it."
Zeug finds that the mobility of Spot will also be very beneficial for the staff at Tenafly.
"It's a light, hand-held device with no wires attached to it, so we can move from exam room to exam room for screening patients," said Zeug, who is certain patients will like Spot as well, because it so quick and easy. "The beauty of Spot is it's convenient for every age and much faster for the medical staff, providing a complete vision screening. And the parents will be handed a report which they can pass along to their eye doctor when they go for the full vision test.
"On the financial side, we like how the cost is structured so we are able to offer it to more people without the financial risks."
Spot enables the pediatrician to have consistent and objective vision screening results from each child. And children will not be able to cheat Spot.
"Using the eye chart in the past, some children would find out ahead of time the letters across the line they will be asked to read and just rec
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