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#RNchat transcript

Healthcare Social Media Transcript
From: To: Thu Feb 07 17:50:00 PST 2013 Thu Feb 07 19:15:00 PST 2013 change time period Who were the influencers during this time period? #RNchat analytics Connecting the dots in healthcare social media: Healthcare Conference - Tweet Chats - Healthcare Analytics

What is #RNchat?

RNchat

Pre-reading for tonight's #RNchat at 9pm EST: http://t.co/ZdQslzxI Oh boy. This should be good :) #nurses
Thu Feb 7 17:50:03 PST 2013

RNchat

We'll be deconstructing @HealthBizBlog's post about the replaceability of #nurses in a moment on #RNchat at 9pm EST http://t.co/ZdQslzxI
Thu Feb 7 17:53:21 PST 2013

NurseLewis85

I think I finally figured twitter chat out! Getting ready to try my first chat! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 17:56:00 PST 2013

RNchat

@NurseLewis85 Great, Lindsey! Looking forward to having you participate! #RNchat.
Thu Feb 7 17:56:49 PST 2013

AmySpinella

#RNChat also new to chat, but going to give this a try tonight!
Thu Feb 7 17:58:22 PST 2013

RNchat

@AmySpinella Great! You can try http://t.co/YDwnwxEe to follow the chat easier. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 17:59:08 PST 2013

nursingideas

Glad to hear it @NurseLewis85 Hopefully more #Nurses will figure out how to join #RNchat in 2 minutes http://t.co/DucYVIS2 #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 17:59:22 PST 2013

haleighsligar

I am right there with you @AmySpinella! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 17:59:32 PST 2013

RNchat

Welcome to #RNchat, friends! I'm @PhilBaumann. I started this in 2009 for #nurses. We'll begin in a moment, but first: introduce yourselves!
Thu Feb 7 18:00:18 PST 2013

NurseLewis85

@Amy Spinella Glad we can learn together Amy! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:01:01 PST 2013

nursefriendly

@RNchat Hello Everyone, Andrew Lopez, RN from #NewJersey, Nurse, Entrepreneur, Parent, #Healthcare #Tweetchat enthusiast #RNchat #nurses
Thu Feb 7 18:01:35 PST 2013

AmySpinella

@RNchat Hello. Amy Spinella, RN from Springfield, Missouri #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:02:34 PST 2013

NurseLewis85

@AmySpinella Glad we could do this together Amy! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:02:35 PST 2013

rdjfraser

Hi Everyone, Rob Fraser RN from Toronto Canada. Finished working on my Gen Medicine floor about an hour ago. Love tech & innovation. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:03:05 PST 2013

RNchat

@rdjfraser Welcome, Rob. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:03:38 PST 2013

Hi Everyone! Candy here signing in from Oregon tonight. #rnchat

TheGypsyNurse

Thu Feb 7 18:03:45 PST 2013

rdjfraser

Recognize @Philbuamann @NurseFriendly @YogaNurse Great to meet you @AmySpinella @NurseLewis85. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:04:00 PST 2013

NurseEvette

Hello Sonya Here! #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:04:17 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Thursday #Healthcare #Tweetchats (ET) 9p #Medlibs #RNchat #MedEd - #cphc #nurseup #nursefriendly
Thu Feb 7 18:04:19 PST 2013

haleighsligar

Hello everyone. This is my first chat. Im Haleigh from Springfield, MO, RN. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:04:31 PST 2013

RNchat

@AmySpinella @NurseLewis85 @haleighsligar Welcome to #RNchat! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:04:37 PST 2013

RNchat

@nursefriendly Go easy on them hashtags, brother ;) #RNchat Good to see you! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:05:08 PST 2013

NurseEvette

@haleighsligar Nice to have you. #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:05:20 PST 2013

thebusynurse

@RNchat hello to all my fellow nurses! Andi here. Canadian RN working in a small city hospital. Looking forward to tonight's chat! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:05:39 PST 2013

theyoganurse

Hello from the Outer Banks Beaches of North Carolina. What a hot topic tonight! #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:06:02 PST 2013

nursefriendly

#Nurses, join us! @TheGypsyNurse I see a lot of familiar faces :) And a lot of new ones too - I love it :) http://t.co/KcunoR2A #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:06:03 PST 2013

NurseEvette

LOL! RT @RNchat: @nursefriendly Go easy on them hashtags, brother ;) #RNchat Good to see you! #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:06:05 PST 2013

JamesM_BSN

James here checking in with you tonight from Kentucky. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:06:19 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Yipes, ok . . RT @RNchat: @nursefriendly Go easy on them hashtags, brother ;) #RNchat Good to see you! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:06:30 PST 2013

MatthewBrowning

OMGoodness! #RNChat! It's like comin' home! Hi All, been a while :-)
Thu Feb 7 18:06:57 PST 2013

RNchat

Ok, we'll start with first topic. Please ad T1, T2, etc. to your tweet so we can track the chat more clearly. #RNchat Have fun!
Thu Feb 7 18:06:58 PST 2013

RNchat

@MatthewBrowning :) Nice to see you, bud! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:07:16 PST 2013

nursefriendly

If not using Tweetdeck or some other program, try Tweetchat to follow the conversation. http://t.co/IlIwLGFl #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:07:24 PST 2013

theyoganurse

@NurseEvette @haleighsligar Stoked about tonight #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:07:48 PST 2013

rdjfraser

It has been a while @MatthewBrowning great to see another Canadian in the mix @ThebusyNurse #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:08:12 PST 2013

NurseLewis85

Hi everyone, I'm Lindsey. I am also from Springfield, Mo and a RN. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:08:15 PST 2013

nursefriendly

:) RT @rdjfraser: Recognize @Philbuamann @NurseFriendly @YogaNurse Great to meet you @AmySpinella @NurseLewis85. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:08:18 PST 2013

RNchat

T1 What do you think of @HealthBizBlog's claim that nursescan be replaced by robots? Is this an educated claim? http://t.co/ZdQslzxI #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:08:48 PST 2013

:-) #RNChat

MatthewBrowning

Thu Feb 7 18:09:15 PST 2013

NurseEvette

@theyoganurse Its been a very long time. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:09:18 PST 2013

melmelnhl

hi there! just studying for boards here in Columbus Ohio :) #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:09:25 PST 2013

thebusynurse

@rdjfraser thanks, it's been a while since I've had the chance to engage in #RNchat. Looks like an interesting one tonight!
Thu Feb 7 18:10:08 PST 2013

TheGypsyNurse

T1 I believe the tech will replace many tasks but there will always be need for bedside assessment/interventions #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:10:12 PST 2013

AmerAcadPedos

#Doctors & #nurses who strap a baby down & cut open his penis are spineless Child Molesters & Pedophiles #clinicalnegligence #rnchat #hcsm
Thu Feb 7 18:10:12 PST 2013

RNchat

@NurseEvette @theyoganurse Great to see you. It's @PhilBaumann here and it's great to be back cranking the pump! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:10:25 PST 2013

nursingideas

@melmelnhl best of luck with writing. Check out @nclexprof for some great tips and studying advice! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:10:35 PST 2013

nursefriendly

@RNchat T1 i will believe it when I see it :) It was like pulling teeth to get adoption of the #EMR. Who will pay for robots? #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:10:35 PST 2013

theyoganurse

T1 Let's see if a robot will care + hold your hand when you are dying? #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:10:42 PST 2013

NurseEvette

T1 People want human to human interaction not a robot. No matter what industry you are in. #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:11:10 PST 2013

nursefriendly

T1 Robots, software is only as good as the programming, cannot replace the real time, experience, education, adapting on the

fly #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:11:37 PST 2013

haleighsligar

T1- I agree with you @theyoganurse. We offer so much more on an emotional level! #RNchat #NUR3563
Thu Feb 7 18:11:42 PST 2013

RNchat

Feel free to ignore the spam stuff - it happens on chats all the time. Goes with the territory. Carry on. ;) #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:11:43 PST 2013

theyoganurse

Yes. Start me up! @NurseEvette @theyoganurse Great to see you. Its @PhilBaumann here and its great to be back cranking the pump! #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:11:49 PST 2013

AmySpinella

T1 Robot's will not get "that feeling" when every test is normal. Can not replace that bedside care #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:11:53 PST 2013

nursefriendly

@RNchat T1 Would be a very interesting experiment to program a #robot to replace a #nurse. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:12:12 PST 2013

jennparsonage

Hey everyone, I'll probably be lurking, might pop in a comment or two now and again! Looking forward to the conversation! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:12:13 PST 2013

haleighsligar

Right @AmySpinella, robots don't have gut feelings either. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:12:38 PST 2013

thebusynurse

T1 tech can replace many mechanical/physical aspects of our job like lifting pts, but it can't replace our critical thinking or care #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:12:46 PST 2013

RNchat

@jennparsonage We prefer the term "stalking" ;) That's just fine. Feel free to jump in or just watch. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:12:55 PST 2013

TheGypsyNurse

@nursefriendly As long as I'm not the patient! No robot nurses for me... #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:13:02 PST 2013

nursefriendly

T1 Like #CompactDiscs to Vinyl, the limitations would be clearly revealed of the robots. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:13:11 PST 2013

NurseEvette

T1 Robots don't have compassion or empathy #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:13:17 PST 2013

nSisters4Life

#RNchat When I was on this hospital for 6days flu and pneumonia, nurses came in face the computer gave meds, took vitals left out. Robots.
Thu Feb 7 18:13:38 PST 2013

MatthewBrowning

T1 They will be useful for labor and menial tasks- lifting, fetching, responding (google symptoms for x) ,not nursing. #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:13:57 PST 2013

theyoganurse

T1 Hospitals are investing in trendy robots and firing nurses. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:14:00 PST 2013

NurseLewis85

Patients need human compassion. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:14:07 PST 2013

jennparsonage

@RNchat I'll be a model stalker, then! :) #RNchat #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:14:08 PST 2013

nursingideas

@NurseEvette two complex emotions. Even tasks are complex, try assessing for resp distress, putting on a face mask & starting an IV #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:14:29 PST 2013

TheGypsyNurse

T1 Many areas that tech/robots can assist: medication admin, drip changes/monitoring, automatic charting, others... #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:14:36 PST 2013

haleighsligar

It seems like we are becoming more robots since all be do is sit behind a computer now :( #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:14:41 PST 2013

thebusynurse

T1 to be fair, some days I feel like a robot working on my floor ;) #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:14:47 PST 2013

RNchat

@thebusynurse ;) #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:15:00 PST 2013

jennparsonage

T1 I was quite offended by the suggestion that nurses can be replaced by robots. Robots don't offer human comfort #RNchat #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:15:23 PST 2013

NurseLewis85

I also agee with @nursefriendly, who is going to pay for these robots? #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:15:26 PST 2013

NurseEvette

me too RT @thebusynurse: T1 to be fair, some days I feel like a robot working on my floor ;) #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:15:31 PST 2013

nursingideas

@MatthewBrowning exactly. I didn't leave work 30 minutes late because our work is easy. Nursing is complex and patients complicated #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:15:31 PST 2013

AmerAcadPedos

Doctors & nurses who cut off the most private part of a baby (often w/little or no anestetic) have no empathy or compassion either. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:15:33 PST 2013

NurseEvette

@nursingideas I agree #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:15:54 PST 2013

haleighsligar

@NurseEvette @thebusynurse Agreed #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:16:01 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Wishful thinking :) RT @theyoganurse: T1 Let's see if a robot will care + hold your hand when you are dying? #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:16:02 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Personal touch. RT @NurseEvette: T1 People want human to human interaction not a robot. No matter what industry you are in. #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:16:32 PST 2013

nursingideas

I think the focus of the article is how will tech enhance nurses. How will how many patients will we manage when tech improves? #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:16:33 PST 2013

theyoganurse

@NurseLewis85 yes and there is nurse compassion fatigue related to fear of speaking up about so many issues. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:16:33 PST 2013

theyoganurse

@nursefriendly Silly nurse:) #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:17:23 PST 2013

JamesM_BSN

#RNChat T1: There is no affection/emotion, no "nurses intuition" that another mentioned, and the costs. No, no substitute for the real thing
Thu Feb 7 18:17:44 PST 2013

AmySpinella

Robots can't "change the rules" either. If a patient is strict NPO, will a robot know that they can give a PO med if needed? #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:17:55 PST 2013

jennparsonage

T1 Many areas that new tech can help/assist, or even enhance the care we provide. But that's as a tool, not a replacement #RNchat #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:18:02 PST 2013

TheGypsyNurse

@nursingideas So how does/can tech enhance the nursing care? #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:18:07 PST 2013

nursefriendly

@RNchat Ongoing Transcript in progress, easier to follow :) http://t.co/KcunoR2A #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:18:08 PST 2013

NurseLewis85

@haleighsliger It does seem like we are loosing more patient interaction as more work is being required of us on the computer. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:18:19 PST 2013

nSisters4Life

#RNchat Sadly, the resident spent more time with me than the nurses did. So a robot would have been nice.
Thu Feb 7 18:18:40 PST 2013

nursingideas

@JamesM_BSN cost is a good point too. If hospitals can't afford to get full functioning EPRs how could they possibly use robotics #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:18:43 PST 2013

theyoganurse

@jennparsonage agreed #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:18:52 PST 2013

TheGypsyNurse

@jennparsonage tool=yes replacement=kinda? If less task work for nurse, less nurses needed? #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:18:59 PST 2013

nursefriendly

@AmySpinella T1 Yes, you cannot program "Gut Instinct" into a robot :( It will miss way too much that a nurse would pick up on. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:19:44 PST 2013

theyoganurse

@nSisters4Life sorry for that #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:19:44 PST 2013

AmerAcadPedos

#Doctors & #nurses who participate in infant circumcizion are the worst kind of Child Molesters #pedos #obgyn #pediatrics #meded #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:20:19 PST 2013

NurseEvette

The organizations will not get their ROI with a robot. #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:20:25 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Interesting stats :) Tweets about #rnchat have reached 19,921 people http://t.co/EFKXnoY6 #nurseup #nursefriendly #hcsm #nurses
Thu Feb 7 18:20:27 PST 2013

MatthewBrowning

T1 those $ better spent in design- nonslip flooring, water dispenser access, cleanliness, ergonomics #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:21:24 PST 2013

rdjfraser

Sorry. @haleighsligar I definitely know there are days when I spend little time with patients because of challenging workloads. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:22:00 PST 2013

nursefriendly

T1 I'm all for innovation, artificial intelligence, incorporating informatics into practice. There are great things that can be done #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:22:30 PST 2013

thebusynurse

T1 seriously, robots could never replace good nursing care. What kind of robot could handle a code brown, or an agitated/violent pt? #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:22:33 PST 2013

PhilBaumann

@nursingideas That may be, even as far as the physical aspects go; how adroitly can robots accomplish work? #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:22:42 PST 2013

theyoganurse

$ spent on fabulous staffing then pt outcomes get 5 and labor and leadership and patients win #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:22:57 PST 2013

nursefriendly

T1 Replacing #nurses at the bedside is NOT one of the tasks that technology, robots will easily or cheaply replace. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:23:11 PST 2013

nursefriendly

I don't see it happening for a long time. RT @TheGypsyNurse: As long as I'm not the patient! No robot nurses for me... #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:23:31 PST 2013

haleighsligar

@thebusynurse I'm down with robots cleaning up poop :) #RNchat anything else, not so much
Thu Feb 7 18:23:43 PST 2013

NurseLewis85

So do they feel that robots are going to replace the nursing shortage? #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:24:01 PST 2013

nursefriendly

@nurseevette, yes, you cannot program compassion, empathy or instinct into a robot :( #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:24:14 PST 2013

theyoganurse

Good one RT @thebusynurse: T1 seriously, robots cd never replace good nursing. What kind of robot cd handle a code brown violent pt? #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:24:40 PST 2013

RNchat

It's so refreshing to see smart dialogue by experienced people. All of you are doing wonderfully. We'll stay a bit more on T1. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:24:53 PST 2013

nursefriendly

@nSisters4Life Designed by the #hospital, not by the nurses. Like a doctors visit where they type on puter, hardly look at you : ( #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:25:22 PST 2013

NurseLewis85

@thebusynurse I like that you bring up agitated patients, how would a robot handle a patient in restraints? #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:25:58 PST 2013

MatthewBrowning

@PhilBaumann or androidtly, for that matter... #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:26:19 PST 2013

TheGypsyNurse

T1 What tasks 'COULD' a robot perform effectively? #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:26:50 PST 2013

& consistent! RT @theyoganurse: $ spent on fabulous staffing then pt outcomes get 5 and labor and leadership and patients

MatthewBrowning

win #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:26:57 PST 2013

JamesM_BSN

#RNChat Nursing is an art and a science. I don't forsee tech able to juggle it. Facilities upping tech then dec. staffing, I could imagine.
Thu Feb 7 18:27:05 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Penny Smart, Dollar Foolish :( RT @theyoganurse: T1 Hospitals are investing in trendy robots and firing nurses. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:27:33 PST 2013

thebusynurse

@rdjfraser @haleighsligar more often than not, I feel this loss of patient time as well. Too much to do, and too few of us to do it! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:27:45 PST 2013

RNchat

@TheGypsyNurse Slipping on a puddle of c. diff ;) #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:27:50 PST 2013

m_zamora_d

Hi everyone! Participating in my first chat...ever! #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:28:04 PST 2013

theyoganurse

@TheGypsyNurse Cleaning the floor? #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:28:11 PST 2013

RNchat

@m_zamora_d Welcome! Feel free to join in or just follow along. You'll get the hang of it. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:28:31 PST 2013

TheGypsyNurse

@RNchat ;o) #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:28:32 PST 2013

nursefriendly

When analyzing the system, looking at where we spend the most time, repetitive tasks could be automated :) #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:28:37 PST 2013

NurseEvette

@m_zamora_d hello! #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:28:44 PST 2013

MatthewBrowning

@TheGypsyNurse lifting, fetching, information retrieval, equipment location/retrieval , transportation, disposal. T1 #RNChat

Thu Feb 7 18:28:53 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Patient Assessment is not an area I'd trust technology too. Far too complex. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:29:06 PST 2013

haleighsligar

Do we get to program or run these nursing robots? #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:29:13 PST 2013

thebusynurse

@NurseLewis85 or flip that question: how would a dementia/confused pt handle being looked after by a robot? #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:29:17 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Or chart all day :( RT @haleighsligar: It seems like we are becoming more robots since all be do is sit behind a computer now : ( #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:29:30 PST 2013

theyoganurse

@m_zamora_d welcome to the tribe! #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:29:36 PST 2013

TheGypsyNurse

@nursefriendly agreed, assessment needs all the senses. How many dx c-diff just by smell? #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:30:00 PST 2013

AmerAcadPedos

Many nurses stand up to doctors & hospitals & refuse to commit infant circumcison →http://t.co/HgEHVghD #courage #ethics #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:30:13 PST 2013

RNchat

It would be interesting to hear @IBMWatson chime in on how Watson may fit in with nursing #RNchat They did for #MDchat.
Thu Feb 7 18:30:14 PST 2013

Drsforamerica

#GunViolence is a #PublicHealth crisis like heart disease. Learn more & how to take action here: http://t.co/YVmcM3hh #Dr4A #MedEd #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:30:18 PST 2013

MatthewBrowning

@theyoganurse Hold on a sec! I am not willing to cede floor cleaning to some robot! We are Nurses, after all ;-) #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:30:48 PST 2013

Drsforamerica

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#MedEd #RNChat #ACA
Thu Feb 7 18:31:19 PST 2013

JamesM_BSN

@TheGypsyNurse @nursefriendly The smell at 50 paces even...uggg. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:31:20 PST 2013

nursefriendly

The name of the "robot" game, is get hourly paid nurses away from the bedside, cut labor costs by using robots, far cheaper. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:31:23 PST 2013

AmySpinella

T1 There are too many variables in what we do everyday. Programming would be a nightmare. I don't trust our vitals machines 100%. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:31:36 PST 2013

thebusynurse

@nursefriendly @haleighsligar that's what we need: a robot to do all of our tedious charting! That's a task I'll gladly outsource! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:31:45 PST 2013

nursefriendly

There are very few robots that could do even simple tasks like emptying a urinal, foley, changing a dressing at #bedside. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:32:04 PST 2013

theyoganurse

@MatthewBrowning Oh forgive my forgetfulness, we clean floors too! #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:32:06 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Use the robots where they'll do the most good. Automate billing, labs, charting, sharing of the electronic medical record. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:32:39 PST 2013

nursingideas

@AmySpinella the logistics of how a robot could handle a full nursing patient load is terrifying and fascinating. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:32:43 PST 2013

RNchat

OK - So let's take a quick poll: This topic is getting a lot of thought. Shall we continue with it? #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:33:02 PST 2013

jennparsonage

T1 Tech inevitably fails at some point, what would be the backup plan? No nurses to fall back on. #RNchat #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:33:05 PST 2013

NurseLewis85

I dont think most patients would like to be looked after by a robot, or trust there care to be in the robots hands. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:33:12 PST 2013

theyoganurse

@thebusynurse yes let the robots do the charting @thegypsynurse #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:33:19 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Consolidate the systems, MANDATE that they talk to each other, share information to facilitate chart reviews, decision making. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:33:21 PST 2013

RNchat

And where is @EllenRichter #RNchat ;)
Thu Feb 7 18:33:24 PST 2013

thebusynurse

@theyoganurse @matthewbrowning and walls too, on occasion! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:33:24 PST 2013

MatthewBrowning

:-) RT @thebusynurse: @theyoganurse @matthewbrowning and walls too, on occasion! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:33:54 PST 2013

TheGypsyNurse

@nursingideas robots to replace nurse..more terrifying than fascinating imho. T1 #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:34:01 PST 2013

nursefriendly

There is much that we do each day in documentation that takes up our time. Streamline it, give us more time at bedside. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:34:07 PST 2013

NurseLewis85

@nursefriendly I can see where robots may be cheeper in the long run and how it could cut labor costs. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:34:41 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Let #nurses do what they do best, watch over their #patients, get them what they need, and get them home safely. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:34:43 PST 2013

m_zamora_d

@NurseLewis85 Especially in L&D. Who'd want a robot checking how dilated their cervix is? #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:34:46 PST 2013

RNchat

T1a We'll stay with this topic, but shift it a bit: let's go from bedside uses of robots to "knowledge" uses of robots. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:35:12 PST 2013

TheGypsyNurse

Next. RT @RNchat: OK - So lets take a quick poll: This topic is getting a lot of thought. Shall we continue with it? #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:35:20 PST 2013

AmerAcadPedos

After circumcisng baby boys, some female #doctors & #nurses get so aroused that they sneak into the ladies room & masturbate #meded #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:35:32 PST 2013

theyoganurse

Fabulous RT @m_zamora_d: @NurseLewis85 Especially in L&D. Whod want a robot checking how dilated their cervix is? #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:35:34 PST 2013

JamesM_BSN

#RNChat T1: I'll take the robot/coffee maker, since that will save me alot of running...heh
Thu Feb 7 18:35:35 PST 2013

MatthewBrowning

#Robots and #Nurses..... Have you all seen #RNChat tonight?? Good stuff! cc: #hcsm #hit #health #patients
Thu Feb 7 18:35:37 PST 2013

nursefriendly

A robot will follow its programming, it will NOT know when to question a potentially lethal medication order :( #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:35:40 PST 2013

nursefriendly

What is one of our biggest gripes? #patient education RT @TheGypsyNurse @nursingideas So how does/can tech enhance the nursing care? #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:36:24 PST 2013

ImpactMktPR

Bet robots provide better care - not. “@nursefriendly: name of the "robot" game, get hrly pd nurses away from bedside... #rnchat”
Thu Feb 7 18:36:43 PST 2013

m_zamora_d

@NurseEvette Hi there, Sonya! #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:36:44 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Take the technology, put laptops at the bedside, interactive learning modules. Teach Our Patients! #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:36:52 PST 2013

m_zamora_d

@theyoganurse thank you! feels good to be here! #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:37:02 PST 2013

NurseLewis85

Nurses have a compassion for what they do! Nurses make a difference in so many lives of patients and their families. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:37:03 PST 2013

AmySpinella

@nursefriendly A Robot will not differentiate between what the provider orders and what you heard him tell the patient in the room #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:37:19 PST 2013

thebusynurse

@JamesM_BSN I like the way you think! I'll take my coffee with sugar and cream please. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:37:19 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Interactive learning could be such a boon to the #diabetic #asthmatic #CHF #FrequentFliers. Use #technology to teach #Prevention #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:37:37 PST 2013

MatthewBrowning

T1a I'd love an eavesdropping robot .Mrs X, I see you have a new diagnosis of "Y"- Robot has printouts/pdfs for pt, review checklist #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:38:24 PST 2013

theyoganurse

Documentation related to fear of law suits. If we stopped being so litigious there wd be time for patients instead of cover yo ass! #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:38:47 PST 2013

JamesM_BSN

#RNchat T1:From a knowledge standpoint I would rather have a licensed nurse with a pocket "smart-device" to aid their knowledge.
Thu Feb 7 18:39:08 PST 2013

RNchat

@theyoganurse Yep. Defensive nursing/medicine is offensive. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:39:17 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Instead of trying to CRAM #patient #education in at discharge, make it an ongoing process with computer-facilitated return demos #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:39:29 PST 2013

MatthewBrowning

nice! RT @RNchat: @theyoganurse Yep. Defensive nursing/medicine is offensive. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:40:02 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Computers have all the time in the world, to make sure a #patient, #family #caregiver understands the material, and can test. #rnchat

Thu Feb 7 18:40:22 PST 2013

TheGypsyNurse

T1 Education is good idea but how many pt's will actually take the initiative to learn from a smart device/laptop? #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:40:32 PST 2013

NurseLewis85

Good point @AmySpinella, what if the provider puts in wrong orders or on the wrong patient. How would a robot catch that? #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:41:16 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Computers can test, interactively, determine and report to the #nurses #doctors #HCPS if a #patient #family #caregivers understands. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:41:18 PST 2013

theyoganurse

@TheGypsyNurse more tech needed to answer that question #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:41:32 PST 2013

ncrainbowgrrl

@TheGypsyNurse especially if meds given to control sx #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:41:34 PST 2013

nursefriendly

One of our biggest failures as #HCPS is #educating our #patients, giving them the knowledge they need to stay #Healthy #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:41:56 PST 2013

MatthewBrowning

T1a I think it would be more avatar based, virtual reality looking, like Kaiser experimenting with- Repetitious reinforcement/demo #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:42:13 PST 2013

nursefriendly

If I was going to focus #Technology in one direction, it would be to educate patients to live healthier, cut down on readmissions. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:42:39 PST 2013

rdjfraser

@jennparsonage I'd also like all my vitals machines to automatically document, so I can look at trends, not draw lines. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:43:17 PST 2013

theyoganurse

@nursefriendly and decrease infection rates #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:43:37 PST 2013

NurseLewis85

@nursefriendly I like the idea of computer-facilitated return demos on education about discharge. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:43:39 PST 2013

TheGypsyNurse

How about a chip in your badge that documents when you go in/out of pt room? Save q1hr round documentation #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:44:26 PST 2013

ImpactMktPR

Disappointing. Outsourcing cust. serv. didn't work for IT. This move will strengthen smart hospitals that focus in CS. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:44:33 PST 2013

MatthewBrowning

T1a could be a very powerful discharge tool, may improve patient retention / repeatability - duplicate for pt online! #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:44:35 PST 2013

jennparsonage

@rdjfraser absolutely. I miss that about critical care - automatic vital trends. I can get behind THAT kind of tech! #rnchat #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:45:03 PST 2013

AmerAcadPedos

Many #doctors & #nurses are part of circumsision fetish groups trading stories & videos with each other →http://t.co/cEcx24bm #rnchat #rn
Thu Feb 7 18:45:27 PST 2013

theyoganurse

Join me for a #rnchat TweetChat at: http://t.co/9iYDMWMp #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:46:31 PST 2013

MatthewBrowning

@rdjfraser right! smart, interactive, real-time biometric data on patients would be very powerful! Reactions to tx, meds, etc. #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 18:46:31 PST 2013

yoespo

#RNchat following this chat is harder on my phone than the 'puter. Sorry im lazy.lol I give kudos to robots doing 1:1 for"siderail-climbers"
Thu Feb 7 18:46:32 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Show me a robot that can do :) RT @TheGypsyNurse: agreed, assessment needs all the senses. How many dx c-diff just by smell? #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:46:42 PST 2013

nursingideas

@NurseLewis85 @nursefriendly that would be great. patient education is often an after thought and is part of the things undone #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:46:49 PST 2013

RNchat

@yoespo Yeah, there's no great app for chats on phones. One situation where a larger screen helps. Agree on the stairclimber. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:47:42 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Roll with it :) RT @RNchat: OK - So let's take a quick poll: This topic is getting a lot of thought. Shall we continue with it? #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:48:11 PST 2013

RNchat

@nursefriendly Yes - we'll keep rolling with it. Good stuff! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:48:36 PST 2013

ImpactMktPR

Now that's smart! “@theyoganurse: $ spent on fabulous staffing then pt outcomes get 5 and labor and leadership and patients win #rnchat”
Thu Feb 7 18:48:58 PST 2013

nursefriendly

No hourly pay RT @NurseLewis85 @nursefriendly I can see where robots may be cheeper in the long run and how it could cut labor costs #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:49:19 PST 2013

nursefriendly

@NurseLewis85 Pay for the #robot once, then have it do the work of as many #nurses as it can replace #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:49:53 PST 2013

theyoganurse

Let's see a robot give a blood transfusion/ Yikes! and pick it up from pharm etc. Really this is way too sci fi- 2095 maybe? #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:51:13 PST 2013

amyrnbsn

Hi. Quick jump in: wld robots honor cultural diversity (beyond Lang translation), personality differences, humor, family dynamics? #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:51:17 PST 2013

nursefriendly

@ImpactMktPR Believe it when I see it, do you think a #patient will prefer a Human or a Robot when sick, scared, in pain? #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:51:31 PST 2013

AmerAcadPedos

Circumsised men r 4.5 times more likly to get ErectileDysfunction. http://t.co/Swm87Yf5 When you cut babies you steal mens sexuality #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:52:13 PST 2013

@AmySpinella Nope, A robot won't know to question orders, or pick up on lethal mistakes. Will follow it's programming.

nursefriendly

#rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:52:39 PST 2013

MOMtility

Patient ed such an afterthought sadly. Use tech for efficient ways to communicate & follow-up. Esp in onc, home health. #rnchat #mhealth
Thu Feb 7 18:53:32 PST 2013

NurseLewis85

@theyoganurse Good point! What would they do about blood transfusions and PCA pumps that need verification by a second nurse? #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:53:45 PST 2013

nursefriendly

@theyoganurse Sad, but True, we have too many #doctors #Nurses #HCPS screwing up due to systemic issues, to eliminate malpractice #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:54:01 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Would rather have a nurse with a smartphone compared to what? A robot? @JamesM_BSN: #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:54:47 PST 2013

AmerAcadPedos

#doctors & #nurses who cut off baby boys most private & sensitive parts are violent sex criminals #rnchat #nurse #nurseup #ChildMolesters
Thu Feb 7 18:55:08 PST 2013

nursefriendly

@TheGypsyNurse T1 If the provided education will save them hospital bills, are recommended by #doctors, #insurance? Lots will. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:55:45 PST 2013

RNchat

Whoa! The hour flies! We "officially" end 10p EST, but feel free to continue a bit after - stuff is too good to miss! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:56:05 PST 2013

amyrnbsn

@yoespo It's the idiosyncrasies of humanity that will take a long time for robots to pick up. That kind of AI is a long way off #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:56:45 PST 2013

nursefriendly

@rdjfraser Rob, we have #BARCODE technology and #WIFI, why can't Vital Signs automatically be transmitted into the EMR? #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 18:57:08 PST 2013

ImpactMktPR

@nursefriendly Exactly. If RN like namesake @nursefriendly then vote for people RNs. No one wants Frank on MASH. #RNchat

Thu Feb 7 18:57:14 PST 2013

nursefriendly

@TheGypsyNurse That technology, RFIDs has been around for some time, been tried in hospitals to track work flows. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:58:55 PST 2013

TheGypsyNurse

@nursefriendly RT:why cant Vital Signs automatically be transmitted into the EMR? tech is there just not implemented...sad. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:58:57 PST 2013

amyrnbsn

Anyway - looks like it was a super chat. Can't wait to read the transcript! Nite, nurse pals. Great topic, Phil! #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:59:02 PST 2013

TheGypsyNurse

@amyrnbsn G'nite. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 18:59:39 PST 2013

AmySpinella

This was truly a positive experience! Will have to chat again. #rnchat #NUR3563
Thu Feb 7 18:59:50 PST 2013

RNchat

@amyrnbsn Goodnight! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 19:00:04 PST 2013

rdjfraser

@TheGypsyNurse it was a long time coming, this year our glucometers automatically upload readings. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 19:00:08 PST 2013

theyoganurse

Pleasant eve to all. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 19:00:19 PST 2013

jennparsonage

@nursefriendly @rdjfraser We used CCIS in PICU. Made a permanent record of all that happened in care, very easy to use. Was amazing! #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 19:00:32 PST 2013

TheGypsyNurse

@nursefriendly rfid chip could be very useful for a lot of charting/tracking #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 19:00:38 PST 2013

nursefriendly

@yoespo When you get home, review the Transcript, can comment, participate :) We'll still be listening :) http://t.co/KcunoR2A #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 19:00:42 PST 2013

haleighsligar

Good night all. Thanks for a good first chat! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 19:00:54 PST 2013

RNchat

Thanks for joining everybody! GREAT chat. See you next week. Feel free to keep chatting. I'll get a transcript up soon! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 19:00:56 PST 2013

RNchat

@haleighsligar Goodnight! Thanks for your input! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 19:01:24 PST 2013

RNchat

@AmySpinella Very glad that you enjoyed it! Come back. Check the #RNchat stream for updates. Cheers!
Thu Feb 7 19:01:50 PST 2013

TheGypsyNurse

Great chat everyone! Nice to meet those I didn't know and nice to visit those I do know. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 19:02:10 PST 2013

MOMtility

Bummed I missed most of #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 19:02:28 PST 2013

JamesM_BSN

#RnChat Wow, I don't think I seen a T2...lol. Got wrapped up in that one...
Thu Feb 7 19:02:45 PST 2013

NurseEvette

Good Night #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 19:02:46 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Everyone, as an aside, if you are on LinkedIN, could use your input on Mandatory Flu Vaccinations. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 19:02:51 PST 2013

RNchat

Tonight's topic came out of @amyrnbsn's tip on the article. Good find! It made for a great chat! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 19:03:23 PST 2013

jennparsonage

@JamesM_BSN We just kept going with T1! Too good! #RNChat
Thu Feb 7 19:03:27 PST 2013

nursefriendly

Kindly comment, Mandatory Flu Vaccinations for Hospital Employees, LinkedIN. https://t.co/lBK4j6IO #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 19:03:31 PST 2013

thebusynurse

Parting shot regarding the replacement of nurses with robots: does not compute! Great chatting with everyone. See you next time. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 19:03:38 PST 2013

RNchat

@NurseEvette Goodnight! Thanks for being here. #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 19:03:45 PST 2013

RNchat

@thebusynurse Great chatting with you too. All great thoughts on the subject. Hope to see you again! #RNchat
Thu Feb 7 19:04:17 PST 2013

MOMtility

sorry I missed most of #rnchat tonight. hope to start participating regularly. getting ready for blizzard fun.
Thu Feb 7 19:04:18 PST 2013

TheGypsyNurse

@rdjfraser Sad that healthcare has taken so long to utilize the technology that is out there. #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 19:04:29 PST 2013

ImpactMktPR

who's accountable? “@nursefriendly: @AmySpinella Nope, robot won't know to ? orders, or pickup on lethal errors. follow program. #rnchat”
Thu Feb 7 19:05:55 PST 2013

TheGypsyNurse

#RNchat - Healthcare Social Media Transcript http://t.co/AGFdaTQ6 via @symplur
Thu Feb 7 19:06:49 PST 2013

amyrnbsn

@yoespo Think abt all the creativity you do w/in 1 shift that is never the same day to day. The author of the blog doesn't get that #rnchat
Thu Feb 7 19:07:21 PST 2013

nursecasestudy

#RNChat Transcript for tonight :) http://t.co/rdmMlWwX #nurseup #nursefriendly #healthcare #tweetchats #nursing
Thu Feb 7 19:08:22 PST 2013

RNchat

@symplur - is there a delay in getting tweets pulled in for #RNchat? Please let me know if you can run one: 2045-22:15 EST (remove RTs).
Thu Feb 7 19:10:54 PST 2013