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.
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.
Optonome gives users the ability to quickly communicate and share information. All information on Optonome is shared based on the creator of the channel. Creating a Channel helps ensure security by replacing email and text messaging with instant messaging secured by location, beacons sensors, HIPAA compliant servers. Optonome makes it easy for friends, family, staff, third parties, service workers, advocates, community members, emergency personnel, or any team of interest can access channels from the dashboard (Fig. 1) with permission.
While in the channel view there are many options available. To leave the channel view and return to the dashboard, click on the lock in the top right corner as shown in Fig. 2 .
If you want to Invite someone to a channel without making the user a part of your team please the following instructions. Example users that you may want to invite directly into a channel include a potential employee, 3rd party medical professional on a temoporary basis, certified investigator, doctor, contractor completing a task or even a landlord.
NOTE invite permissions are based on the type of the channel and role of the user in the channel.
Step 1 – From the dashboard, access the curtain from the specified channel (Fig. 1)
Step 2 – Double check channel and click on Invite as shown in Fig. 2
Step 3 – Enter desired email address and press enter to highlight each individual contact. When done click send and done.
Welcome to your personal dashboard based on your current location (You must allow your device to access your location). You will be presented with a local community map (as shown) populated with transportation information, businesses, restaurants, and shops.
From this screen, you are also able to access your calendar, Quick Notes, Emergency team channel, notifications, training courses via the bottom right corner (book icon), team settings via your avatar top left corner (gear icon) or real-time communication channels via the bottom center (double arrows).
Each installed beacon verifies the location of both patients and staff while actively using Optonome within any brick and mortar home, facility, hospital, workplace or business. Optonome uses Beacons as an added layer of security and transparency when receiving and providing human services in any location around the world. Beacons give families, health professionals, supervisors, managers, and local governments with permission the ability to access and view sensitive behavioral, financial or protected health information (PHI) based on location inside a home or facility. Each beacon has a Bluetooth® Low Energy Transmitter. It allows Bluetooth devices to broadcast or receive tiny and static pieces of data within short distances inches up to 100 feet.
When actively using Optonome, smart devices interact with these beacons within distance helping document and verify information related to tasks based on location.
If there are any incidents, certified investigators can accurately verify whereabouts of staff within the home, tasks completed by staff, regulation requirements documented to reduce allegations of fraud, abuse, and neglect. Support professionals can access, view, be notified or train based on location in a home community or workplace setting.
If the healthcare professional forgets to administer medications or complete an activity related to the healthcare of a patient. Optonome beacon sensors can verify the location of the professional as it related to the timely needs of the patient and either prompt to complete or find someone who can complete the task on time.
For example, during a renovation project, a project manager can manage multiple sites and workers to ensure punch list items are completed on time.
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