The General settings configure the Vocera Clinical Workflow Engine environment.
|Mirth output directory path||The location of the output directory that the Mirth HL7 parser uses. If this setting is changed, the Vocera Message Generator service must be restarted.|
|Patient Search Criteria||Whether the patient search is based on patient name and date of birth or on the patient ID number.|
|Escalation Rule At Unit Level||Whether to enable different escalation rule settings in individual hospital units. If cleared, only one set of rules governs all hospital units.|
|Alert Level Setting At Unit Level||
Whether to enable different alarm level settings in individual hospital units. If cleared, only one set of rules governs all hospital units.
|Day Night Ring Tone||Whether to allow different ring tones and volumes to be set up for day and night shifts.|
|Highest Priority Alarm||The highest alarm priority that can be generated from CWE. The default is 1.|
|Bed Last Activity Supported||Whether last bed activity information is provided.|
|Escalation Check Interval||
The time interval for the escalation, measured in seconds.
If this setting is changed, the Vocera Alarm Escalator service must be restarted.
|Vital Patient Drop||Whether to drop patient information from a bed for which no alarm has been received for a defined amount of time.|
|Vital Staff Drop||Whether to drop the staff assignment for the bed if the Vital Patient Drop time interval has been reached.|
|Ignore Telemetry Suffix||If a bed is a telemetry bed, ignore the * suffix.|
|Time Zone||The time zone setting for the server and handheld devices.|
|Acknowledge Previous Alerts from Same Beds||Acknowledgements for a particular level acknowledge all previous alarms for that bed for that particular level of alarm.|
|Acknowledge Previous Lower Level Alerts from Same Beds||Allows alarms of the current or lower criticality level to be acknowledged when a given alarm is acknowledged.|
|Night Shift Time||The start time and end time of the night shift. This determines when the night shift ring tone and volume are to be used.|