October 21, 2016


Making Early Detection Easy

02/16/2016 By working in partnership and leveraging the power of Kaiser Permanente's electronic health records, this eye care team at Redwood City Medical Center helps patients get the cancer screenings they need. [ VIDEO 2:57 ]

For the Love of Kids

01/04/2016 An oncology nurse sprouts a farm-to-table program for elementary school students in a low-income neighborhood. [ STORY ]

How a Flu Shot Can Help Catch Cancer

09/18/2015 Don’t be surprised to have your medical record checked when you walk in for a flu shot at Lakewood Medical Office in Denver, Colorado. Medical Imagining and the Flu Clinic teams worked together to identify patients who needed a mammogram. [ VIDEO 4:28 ]

Virtual UBT Fair: Spreading a Safety Success

04/20/2015 Listen to members of unit-based teams in Georgia describe at a virtual UBT fair how they are saving lives and winning awards by, using a successful practice borrowed from Southern California, ensuring that patients with abnormal test results get the care they need. [ STORY ]

Raising a Flag for Patient Safety

03/03/2015 The Georgia region is borrowing effective practices from Southern California, winning awards--and saving lives. [ STORY ]

Teams Collaborate to Ease Growing Workload

08/21/2014 With membership at an all-time high and new CDC guidelines leading to more screenings, two lab teams had to find a way to meet the increased demand. [ STORY ]

UBT Needles Colleagues to Flu Shot Success

03/11/2014 When employees couldn’t get to the shots, the team saw to it that the shots came to them. [ STORY ]

Taking the Lead on Early Detection

02/25/2014 A Radiation Oncology UBT harnesses the power of the Proactive Office Encounter to ensure its patients get needed screenings. [ SNAPSHOT ]

Allergy Team Helps Screen for Cancer

02/05/2014 Even though hay fever is their specialty, the members of this South San Francisco allergy team helped ensure their patients were up to date on their cancer screenings using simple laminated cards and a script. [ STORY ]


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