Viterion Vitacast Quick Guide-Patient Instructions for Use
IMPORTANT: Read this prior to operating the Vitacast 1000. If you have questions on how to use the
Vitacast, connecting your health devices or on your health condition, contact your Care Coordinator.
Always use the Vitacast as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
Getting Started with the
Viterion Vitacast 1000SM
• 1 Vitacast 1000SM
touch screen tablet
• 1 power adapter, 5 volt, 3.0 A for 120V, 60 Hz AC
• 1 touch screen stylus. You may use either your fingertip or the stylus to press the screen buttons.
Contact your healthcare practitioner if the contents are missing or damaged.
Place the Vitacast on a stable surface, such as a table, near an electrical outlet. Attach the power
adapter to the round outlet at the back of the tablet (marked 5V) and plug the other end into the electrical
outlet. This will also charge the Vitacast’s internal battery. When fully charged after two hours, the
Vitacast can be disconnected from its power adapter and used portably for approximately 30 minutes.
It is recommended that the Vitacast remain connected to electrical power for everyday use,
even when the power is turned off.
1 Check package contents
Press the Power On/Off button in the lower right hand corner.
The Vitacast will start up and the Welcome Screen will appear.
Ensure that the Vitacast is connected to cellular service.
You’ll see a green light indicator at the lower left of the tablet
indicating that it has automatically connected to service.
Press the Tutorial button on the screen. This is a video
which explains the features of the Vitacast 1000 in a few
minutes. It’s available to you at any time.
At the end of the Tutorial, the Welcome Screen will reappear.
Press the Start App button on the screen. You may also skip
the Tutorial and start your program.
IMPORTANT: If no network is available, the light will remain
red and you will see an error message, “Fail to connect to the
server.” If this occurs, try another location where service may
be stronger. If you continue to receive this message, contact
your Care Coordinator.
2 Power on and connect
Enter your passcode (provided by your doctor or Care Coordinator).
This ensures that your unit and your information is secure. If you enter it
incorrectly, the screen will prompt you to enter it again.
3 Log in
Touch the Measure icon to take your daily readings.
The Measure screen will display only the vital signs
selected for you by your practitioner as part of your
5 Take your daily readings
a) Connect your health monitoring device via Bluetooth LE
or USB cable. The Vitacast will automatically display your
screen for the reading.
b) If you take your readings manually, you will see the
Manual Entry screen. Enter your reading using the number
keys on the right and press OK. Use the back button to
correct your entry if necessary.
c) For both screens, after you complete entering your
information, you’ll see your reading on the confirmation
screen below. Press OK. This will record and send your
information to your healthcare practitioner.
TIP: The Vitacast
will power down
and “sleep” after
15 minutes of no
the Power On/Off
button to restart
and log in.
6 Start your daily checkup
Step 6a — Bluetooth LE or USB cable
Step 6b — Manual Entry Step 6c — confirming your entry.
Press OK to record and send your data.
4 Review the Main Menu
You can go directly to your daily readings by touching
the Measure icon on the Main Menu, or review your daily
Schedule, Questions or Advice Messages. The Vitacast will
prompt you to take your scheduled activities at the time
that has been set by your doctor or care manager (see
Step 9). Otherwise, the Main Menu will appear.
Touch the Advice Message icon to receive Advice Messages
from your practitioner on maintaining your health. You’ll see
them as a list with envelope icons. Touch on the arrow to
open. After the last message is completed, touch OK to return
to the Advice Message list or if completed, the Main Menu.
These messages include helpful pointers on medication,
diet and exercise; appointment reminders; and if you should
contact your doctor’s office.
8 Take some healthy advice
This will save and send your data after you complete your
readings and Questions. Your information is now on its way
to your Care Coordinator.
10 Press OK to send your data
The Schedule screen will appear at the start of and during
your daily scheduled activities as set by your healthcare
practitioner. (You may also touch the Schedule icon to see
your Schedule at any time.) The current day is highlighted in
the center of the screen. Scroll up and down the screen to
view when you should take your readings and to see your
Advice Messages and Questions. To view your past three days
and next three days, touch the days to left and right. Vitacast
will also chime to remind you to complete Schedule items.
When you have completed each item, a green check
mark will appear. Your information has been saved and sent.
If not completed, one of these icons will appear:
Timed out item
Return to complete them as soon as you are able.
9 Stick to your schedule
7 Answer a few questions
Touch the Questions icon on the Main Menu to start. These
are short health-related questions sent by your healthcare
practitioner. Answer by touching one of the choices
provided. After answering, you will automatically move on
to the next question. After the last Question is completed,
touch OK to send your data and return to the Main Menu.