This article addresses the use of Pulsewave® in a clinical setting with respect to patient management. That is, how to use some of the features available within the Pulsewave® Software and the Pulsewave® website to manage things like:
- Configuring Pulsewave® for the clinical setting
- Identifying patients and their readings
- Exporting results into EHR and other patient databases
- Searching for patient readings
- Patient Scheduling
- Client Notes
- Printing reports
These instructions are broken down into sections, some of which will take you to relevant articles within the Knowledge Base. They are broken down into the following contents:
Configure Pulsewave® Software Reading Mode
One of the features of the Pulsewave® Software is the ability to configure it into Multi-reading mode. This allows for automated operation based on parameters set by the clinician. This is useful in a clinical setting of multiple patients coming into the operatory and their readings being submitted to that operatory or clinic master account. In other words, many different patients readings are being submitted under one account. By using the Multi-reading mode, the clinic logs in once to their account and and easily take readings with one click of the start button.
Multi-reading mode is typically active by default on clinical accounts. However for an overview of configuration and use, please read the instructional article "Multi-reading Mode".
Configure Pulsewave® Software for Integration
Another useful feature of the Pulsewave® Software is the ability to send results from the software to the patient's EHR (Electronic Health Record). In order for this to be available, the software needs to be configured to do so.
Please read the instructional article "Integration" to learn how to activate this feature and to learn how to use it.
Configure Pulsewave® and Pair With Bluetooth-enabled Devices
The Connected Health Monitor Kit integrates the use of Bluetooth-enabled devices to pair with the Pulsewave® Software. The enhanced kit allows for the measurement, real-time recording and monitoring of SpO2, body weight and temperature.
Please read the instructional article "Adding And Pairing Bluetooth Devices" to learn how to activate this feature and to learn how to use it.
Adding and Searching for Patients
Patient management starts with clearly identifying the patient to their reading. This sets the stage for searching for a reporting on patients over time in the clinical setting.
Please read the Instructional article "Adding and Search for Patients" to learn how to use this tool.
Search for Patient Readings
A feature of the Pulsewave® website is the ability to search for readings within your account. If you are a clinic that is submitting readings from many patients into one account, this tool is extremely useful is retrieving the data on a specific patient.
Please read the Instructional article "Searching for Readings" to learn how to use this tool.
The Pulsewave® website provides the clinician the ability to schedule the patient's next reading. In this manner, the patient is able to take his or her readings on regular basis where the clinician can monitor his or her progress.
Please read the Instructional article "Patient Scheduling" to learn how to use this tool.
Remote Patient Monitoring
Remote Patient Monitoring allows Professional users to manage and track the reading history of individual clients within PulsewaveDx.com.
Please read the Instructional article "Remote Patient Monitoring" to learn how to use this feature.
The ability to print a report of the patient reading is one of the strengths of Pulsewave®. You can print a basic report from the software, or a more comprehensive personalized report from the website. These reports are a valuable resource that enhances the patient's experience in the clinic.
Please read the Instructional article "Printing a Report" to learn more about using this value-added tool.