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Channels are created to communicate: healthcare information, behavioral data, financial transactions, pictures with friends, moments with family members, emergency situations, meetings, healthcare needs, event updates and anything else you can think of!
Step 1 – Go to your channel screen from the dashboard as shown in Fig. 1.
Step 2 – Click on the curtain to view channel options as shown in Fig. 2.
Step 3 – View channel options in open curtain as shown in Fig. 3. You may access a member list, invite users, create a new channel and view or search for public channels, invite-only channels and HIPAA compliant channels.
With more and more people interested in the long term care industry it is more important than ever before to guide new and existing home healthcare agencies on ways to eliminate allegations of abuse, fraud, and neglect while tackling the social determinants of health. While using Optonome, home health agencies interested in long term healthcare can ensure regulation compliance from day one. Optonome ensures all healthcare administrative task costs are minimized while billing for Medicaid, Medicare or families for medical and non-medical healthcare services.
Optonome makes home and community healthcare delivery easy and with the growing home healthcare industry set to reach half a trillion dollars, there is an opportunity to offer healthcare professionals and direct support professionals a growth opportunity that does not currently exist. Optonome has tested and integrated a non-invasive monitoring solution to help mitigate risk and offer proactive monitoring for all healthcare tasks as they relate to activities of daily living, policies, procedures, and state regulations, training requirements for anybody, anywhere. Our database is continuously updated with local, state and federal regulations and allow home health administrators to focus on healthcare delivery and not the back office paperwork.
Optonome is a proven platform that manages healthcare services for agencies large and small. Our experience and platform allow us to quickly deploy, update any policies, procedures, or training requirements needed to stay in compliance and support anyone with autism, intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, dementia, Alzheimer’s, heart disorders, respiratory diseases, and mental disorders.
Experienced healthcare professionals with at least a bachelors degree can use their existing skill set to directly bill for Medicaid and Medicare services and earn more per hour of their time.
Experienced healthcare professionals can eliminate the middlemen by easily managing healthcare services offered by DSP’s using their smart device, being virtually present while recruiting, onboarding, training, scheduling, and all ongoing healthcare services as they are documented, managed and billed based on state regulations to ensure compliance and consumers health and safety without any fraud, abuse or neglect.
Those with fixed incomes requiring healthcare services can receive subsidized housing or activities helping them reach their goals of independent living.
We have been in development since 2013 testing novel ways for you to go paperless and provide value-based quality healthcare.
Optonome is for:
Healthcare Providers supporting individuals with autism, intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, seniors, or even veterans in their home, community or workplace.
Families who support loved ones with health care needs.
Direct Support Professionals (DSP)looking to advance in the healthcare field while receiving a living wage. DSP are guided and trained from no experience to offer value-based medical or non-medical healthcare services in a home or community setting.
Skilled Healthcare professionals such as nurses, therapists, specialist, pharmacists, and doctors credentials are quickly verified to support healthcare agencies in their community.
All users can follow the simple step by step instructions to get started after registration.
View dashboard and main features including courses, channels, and settings.
You can search for channels you create, are invited to or join or available to the public. You can only access a channel based on the type of the channel outlined when creating a channel and role. ex. If the channel type is HIPAA compliant you can only access based on the location specified for that channel. After accessing the channel screen you can view the left curtain by clicking the top left corner as shown in Fig. 1.
After accessing the left curtain click on the “search channel input area to type the desired channel name as shown in Fig. 2.Fig. 2
As you type you will see search results of channels matching your inputted text as shown in Fig. 3. Select the desired channel and you may view channel history based on the channel type.
With Optonome, keeping track and updating (Individual Support plan) ISP‘s is simple and easy. To track individual support plans create a channel and assign the ISP form to the new channel created. Optonome allows you to document updates, make changes and invite others to channels to keep the conversation going, send alerts or notifications.
As documented in 6400.15,a self-assessment of each home serving eight or fewer individuals, within 3 to 6 months prior to the expiration date of the agency’s certificate of compliance, to measure and record compliance.
The licensing inspection instrument for the community homes is offered by the department to measure compliance. A copy of the self-assessment results and a written summary of corrections made shall be kept by the agency for at least 1 year.
Ongoing monitoring of each home is essential to the health and safety of residents. In an effort to keep you in compliance the self-inspection tool can easily be filled out using Optonome (See Fig. 1). With Optonome you are able to do more self-assessments and be in compliance at all times!
As documented in 6400.14, abuse of an individual is prohibited. Abuse is an act or omission of an act that willfully deprives an individual of rights or human dignity or which may cause or causes actual physical injury or emotional harm to an individual, such as striking or kicking an individual; neglect; rape; sexual molestation, sexual exploitation or sexual harassment of an individual; sexual contact between a staff person and an individual; restraining an individual without following the requirements in this chapter; financial exploitation of an individual; humiliating an individual; or withholding regularly scheduled meals.
Ongoing monitoring of abuse can be difficult when using paper or other traditional methods. Current passive systems rely on the actual user to document themselves as the abuser which very rare. With Optonome, providers are able to use real-time sensor data to compare actual behaviors of all known direct care workers, friends, family members, advocates or the general public in the vicinity of the resident without requiring any documentation of abuse.
Such behavioral information can be used to proactively document incidents and document reportable and non-reportable incidents required time frames.
Searching channel history is easy! As you document more and more data there will be a need to find specific information based on what you remember what was said, a specific form or date range. Here is how you find what you are looking for:
Step 1 – While in channel click on the magnifying glass in the top right corner of the channel
Step 2 – View and fill out required fields to your liking (date range is optional) and click search
Step 3 – View results – You may click on each result to view the actual form completed or view location data.