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Unit-based teams making progress along the Path to Performance leads to our patients and members getting better care.
Unit-based teams are one of partnership’s gifts to our members and patients.
The Library section of LMPartnership.org is easy to navigate. Everything is in its own category — exactly like your local library — except you don’t have to be quiet.
Browse or Borrow, No Library Card Needed
Everything is in its own category but no "shushing."
June 13, 2018
Our Focus Areas help teams focus on what really matters.
Keep Your Eye on the Prize
Focus Areas are where it's at.
The team-tested practices section can help your team learn from others' successes and failures.
Take the Easy Way Out
Get ideas from other teams instead of starting from scratch.
The Sick Leave Health Reimbursement Account rewards good attendance, supports effective teams and serves the needs of KP members and patients.
Meet Your National Agreement: Sick Leave HRA Rewards Good Attendance
Take advantage of your unused sick leave when your retire.
May 14, 2018
Six Ways to Keep Your Skills Sharp
Strategies from workforce development experts.
December 12, 2017
The Labor Management Partnership provides many tools and resources to build team members' skills.
How Managers Can Support Career Development
Great managers build their team's skills. Here's how.
Medical assistant Abelene Cerezo-Kirtley can better care for her patients—and her dad (above)—thanks to new skills learned in the digital fluency program.
Let’s Get Digital
How to get smart about digital technology.
October 24, 2017
Who will care for the caregiver? Using human-centered design concepts, patients, their family members, frontline workers and KP leaders are finding ways to ensure patients are safe at home and caregivers get the support they need.
Caring for the Caregivers
Easing the burden that falls to patients’ family, friends.
October 11, 2017
Unit-based teams are one of the key innovations of the Labor Management Partnership, creating a platform for consistently involving frontline workers in problem solving. Shown here, members of the South Sacramento Medical Center Emergency Department clerical UBT, which launched a project to use portable laptops to capture patient signatures at intake and discharge, saving nearly $90,000 in 2016.
Labor Management Partnership Celebrates 20th Year
California governor congratulates LMP on its success.
September 29, 2017
Ironworkers at Niacet Chemical Company, Niagara Falls, New York, 1928; Cliff Keene second from left. 1929 union card, International Association of Bridge, Ornamental, and Structural Ironworkers. Images courtesy Steve Gilford, from the personal collection of Clifford Keene.
Labor History: Physician, Kaiser Permanente President, Ironworker
A profile of KP's first president and CEO.
September 1, 2017
Empowering health care workers, managers and physicians to come together in teams and improve performance has been the crown jewel of the Labor Management Partnership.
Partnership Beats the Odds
Why 20 years of partnership is something to celebrate.
August 18, 2017
South Sacramento UBT members build bikes for kids in their community—and build their own team in the process.
Engaged Teams Build Communities
New ways to make a difference in your community.
August 8, 2017