Creating A New Team

Creating a team allows managers to designate roles to other team members and quickly monitor updates across all team channels via Optoome’s advanced searching and retrieving features.

Step 1 – After login view dashboard as shown in Fig. 1 and click on the setting gear in the bottom left corner.

Fig. 1

 

Step 2-View settings menu as shown in Fig. 2 and click on “My Teams”

Fig. 2

 

Step 3– View “My Teams” screen and click on “Create a new team” as shown in Fig. 3

Fig. 3

 

Step 4 – Input Team Name and click on the green”Create” button as shown in Fig. 4

Option to Upload an avatar or logo

Fig. 4

 

 

Step 5 -Optional – After the creation of the new team, your team will be listed under “Owned”  as shown in Fig. 5. You may then edit the team settings as shown.

Fig. 5

User Dashboard

After a user registers or logs in, they will be presented with a local community map based on their current location.  From this screen users are able to access local businesses, training courses via the bottom right corner (book icon), user/team settings via the bottom left corner (gear icon) or communication channels via the top center (double arrows ).

Beacon Sensors

Each beacon has a Bluetooth® Low Enegery 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 admininster 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 timley needs of the patient and eithr 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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