In this page, you will find a list of the terms and/or abbreviation's used when accessing and using the Smart Healthcare Platform and what they are referring to.
Tenant: The Tenant can be defined as the ‘organization’ that accessing and utilizing the platform.
Location: The Location is defined as a specific area within an organization/hospital. For example, the Tenant ‘Example Hospital’ could have a Location allocated as ‘Surgery’, ‘Room 123' or ‘Corridor 10’.
Locator: The Locator is a piece of equipment responsible for tracking the Tags that are in use within an organization/location. The locator is connected to the Smart Healthcare platform and receives signals from connected tags which allow the user to confirm the location of the tag and its attached device. There are two main types of locator - Fixed and WiFi.
Tag: The Tag is the primary device within the Blyott platform. It is a small device attached to a piece of equipment or device within a location and is able to communicate with the platform via the locator using a Bluetooth signal. Each Tag has a battery to allow operation, the battery can be estimated by using the platform to confirm its ‘connection date’.
MAC Address/ID: The MAC Address/ID is a unique number to specific to individual tag and is used by the Smart Healthcare Platform to identify the tag and/or its core mechanism.
When reporting issues to Blyott Support regarding a tag, you should always provide the MAC Address/ID.
Location Code: The Location Code is a unique ID number used to identify a specific location within an organization in the platform.
Type: The Type is referring to the specific selection of locator in place at a location. The locator types are either set as Fixed or WiFi.
Asset Code: The Asset Code is usually referring to an internal/organizational unique identifier or serial number for the piece of equipment or device in question.
Name: The Name is specifically aimed at providing a brief description of the piece of equipment or device in question. For example, ‘Wheelchair’ or ‘Monitor’.
NFC ID: The NFC ID is a unique alphanumeric string used to identify each individual tag. This can also be the same as the MAC ID in some cases.
Role: The role controls the accessibility of the user and can either be set as ‘Admin’ or ‘Nurse’. The Admin has full platform access and is able to create new users. The Nurse is considered a platform user and can carry out regular searches etc. The Admin can alter the status of a user from Nurse to Admin if required.
Username: A unique identifier for the user within the platform - it is case sensitive and shouldn't contain any white spaces.
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The Blyott Support Team