Automatic vitals entry is here!

We're excited to announce support for reading vitals directly off of compatible vitals monitors!

We've updated the "tour mode" in the app to show you exactly how it works with auto monitoring enabled. You can do this even without creating an account by opening the app in your browser and selecting "start mock case." Or, if you already have an account, by selecting "tour mode" from the menu in the upper right corner of your screen. Part way through, you'll be asked if you want the "auto" or "manual" version of the tour.

What you'll need to use this for real cases:

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    An AnesthesiaCharting.com Subscription.
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    Windows or Mac computer. You'll need to install our desktop app in order to be able to communicate directly with a vitals monitor. You can download the app for your platform here:
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    An Edan monitor connected to your local network. Currently we support most newer Edan monitors with a network port. We've built and tested things primarily against the the iM80 but it should work with all the monitors in that series: iM50/iM60/iM70/iM80 as well as with the M3 model.

How does it work?

On the Edan monitor you'll need to use the menu to configure its network connection to ensure that it is connected to your network. You'll have to navigate the menu to Maintain > User Maintain then enter the password ABC. Next, whether your monitor is connected via physical network cable or wifi, you'll want to make sure it's connected to the same network as your computer and configured to automatically be assigned an IP address.

The downloaded app will work just like the website, but now you'll see a Connected Monitor: item in the status bar at the top with a configure button that you can press to locate/connect your monitor.

When you get to the "monitors" step, you can select what will be automatically monitored and what (if anything), will be manually entered.

That's it! Now when vital checkpoints are due, the app will read them from the monitor directly and enter them for you. And, don't worry, you still have full control of what shows up on the final report, but the manual process of gathering data for each checkpoint is fully automated.

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us.