Picasso Phone

A proprietary device used to transmit diagnostic images of patients and medical conditions
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The approval of the Picasso phone as a diagnostic tool applies to all medical images, with the exception of gray scale imaging.
The Picasso phone connects to a standard camcorder and to either a TV monitor or personal computer screen.
The Picasso phone has applications in a variety of medical fields including dermatology, ophthalmology, OB/GYN, emergency care, dentistry, pediatrics, podiatry, psychiatric, gastroenterology, chiropractic, hematology, orthopedics and home health care and managed care settings.
These experts use the Picasso phone to show and discuss with physicians special procedures and pharmaceutical updates.
At Emory University in Atlanta, physicians have tested the Picasso phone in a number of areas such as dermatology, ophthalmology and emergency care.
We believe that the efficacy, usefulness and cost-effectiveness of the Picasso phone -- as shown in our clinical trials -- will catapult telemedicine into a world of reality for many physicians," said Randolph P.
Because the Picasso phone delivers detailed, high-quality pictures, it can be used to increase productivity for a number of different types of businesses.
For example, advertising, design and photography agencies can use the Picasso phone to share photographs, sketches and other design work with their customers during phone calls discussing the work.
Retailer Neiman Marcus said it plans to test the use of the AT&T Picasso phone in the precious jewelry departments of its stores.
With the Picasso phone, we have the potential to improve our customer service and reduce the risk of losing a customer to a competing store," said Dean Liles, senior vice president and chief information officer, Neiman Marcus.
Engineering companies, architectural firms and others who work with technical designs can use the Picasso phone to review critical drawings or circuit board designs while they collaborate on development or solving a specific problem.
When we used the Picasso phone to send images of design drawings simultaneously with voice communications, we found we were able to explain and resolve issues almost instantaneously," said Joseph J.