The Home Screen Layout

When you log into Vocera Vina, you see the Home screen, which lists all of the notifications sent to you and all of the conversations that you have participated in.

From the Home screen, you can:

Here is the layout of the Home screen:

Tap here to display the application menu. From this menu, you can view your availability status, manage your favorites, change your settings, view help, or log out.

Your name, as specified in the server. If your administrator has included a personal title for you (such as MD or RN), this title is displayed after your name.

In Vocera Vina, conversations and alerts are organized into tabs, which are contained in a colored ribbon at the top of the screen. See Ribbon Colors for details on the ribbon color and what it means.

The tabs in this ribbon can be any of the following:

  • Non-Patient: Conversations that do not include patient information.
  • Home: All conversations. By default, this is the middle tab. If any conversations contain unread or unacknowledged messages, or contain unacknowledged alerts, the total number of these conversations that need attention is displayed here.

  • My Patients: Links to all patients that have been assigned to you.
  • Patient Linked: Conversations that include patient information.
  • Archive: Archived conversations.

Your site administrator may also have defined customized tabs for you.

In the Home screen, conversations are organized in a specific order. See Conversation Priority for more information on how conversations are organized.

Tap a tab name to display its contents, or swipe left or right to switch from one tab to another.

You can specify what tabs are to be displayed on the screen. See Customizing the Display Tabs for details.

Tap a user's profile picture or initials to call this user. See Calling from a Profile Picture for details.

The color dot at the top right of the contact's profile picture or initials indicates the contact's availability:

  • Green: the contact is online.
  • Gray: the contact is offline.
  • Red: the contact is online but is unavailable. See Setting Presence and Availability for more information on presence and availability.

Tap a conversation to view or edit it. See About Conversations for more information on conversations.

In each conversation, the time of the latest activity in this conversation is displayed at the top right.

You can press and hold a conversation to display checkboxes that enable you to select multiple conversations. See Selecting Multiple Conversations for more details.

Tap the Filter icon to filter conversations. See Filtering Conversations for more information.

Tap the presence and availability icon to indicate whether you are available or unavailable. See Setting Presence and Availability for more details.

Tap this icon to display the Vocera Genie. See Calling with the Genie for more information on the Genie.

Tap the search icon to search for a specific recipient with which you are having a conversation.

Tap the Call icon to place a call. See About Calls for more details.

Tap the Chat icon to start a new conversation. See Starting a Conversation for more details.