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Mailing supplies directly to patients turned out to be efficient and popular.
Patients got their supplies faster and easier once this team improved its workflow.
Southern California physicians Rebecca Deans, Osbourne Blake and Resa Caivano (left to right) are part of a project to aid patients with sickle cell disease, which disproportionately affects African-Americans.
The Difference Diversity Makes
UBTs serve KP's diverse membership.
January 4, 2016
A diverse staff (like this team from the perioperative department at the Ontario Medical Center in Southern California) serving a diverse membership is a point of pride and strength for Kaiser Permanente.
A Mirror for Members
Linking diversity and quality.
Nurse Eula Maddox attends a patient at Southwood Medical Center.
Virtual UBT Fair: Spreading a Safety Success
Patients with abnormal test results get the care they need.
April 20, 2015
Teo's stay in the NICU after he was born led dad Trav Ichinose to become an active member of the team's parent advisory council, contributing his voice to improving performance.
Giving Patients a Voice
Caregivers get tips from patients.
March 17, 2015
Want to know what your patients think? Ask them!
From the Desk of Henrietta: Mind, Body, Service
Give patients a voice.
October 5, 2014
Stephanie Valencia (left), a unit assistant, and Judith Gonzales, a senior unit assistant and the team's union co-lead, go over discharge-related paperwork.
Work With Patients to Ensure Follow-Up Appointments
See how your team can help.
August 19, 2014
From left, union co-lead Alicia Rendon, former co-lead Amber Cabrera, manager Darren Smith and team sponsor Trissy Bastin.
Beyond Retail: Optician Saves Member’s Sight
New workflow helps save a patient's eyesight.
August 7, 2012
The diagnostic imaging department at the Woodland Hills Medical Center is improving workflow and boosting attendance by drawing on the wide experience of its team members.
Smaller Teams Help Radiology Department Improve Performance
Right-sizing helps UBT win big with team members.
January 19, 2011