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Nursing Assistant Clinical Director Alainie Lounsbury, RN (standing), checks in with (left to right) Dan Alexandroni, Donielle Tresvant and Hong-le Ton-Nu, all RNs who are represented by UNAC/UHCP, one of the unions in the Alliance of Health Care Unions.
How managers can use their mobile device to identify, track and escalate issues surfaced during rounding conversations.
Lisa Kane, UBT consultant, harnesses teams' enthusiasm for improving service and quality.
Around the Regions (Fall 2015)
A sampling of what teams across KP are doing in partnership.
October 6, 2015
Emergency department supervisor Rosemary Sanchez went from skeptic to enthusiast.
Teen Interns Jump-Start UBTs
Summer interns win over health care pros.
August 20, 2014
Members of the lab UBT at San Jose Medical Center and two of their sponsors: Rosemary Cipoletti, assistant laboratory administrator; sponsor Hollie Parker-Winzenread, associate medical group administrator; phlebotomist Antoinette Sander; and lab assistant and sponsor Cheryl Gonzalez (left to right). Gonzalez and Sandez are members of SEIU UHW.
From Frenzied to Focused
Help teams set their priorities.
January 7, 2014
Andrea Badellebess, OPEIU Local 29 labor liaison, and a labor sponsor of unit-based teams, talks about what it means to be a "family team."
Labor Sponsor Profile: Andrea Badellebess
What it means to be a family team.
November 8, 2012
Gena Bailey, a service area director and UBT sponsor in the Northwest, and Melissa Garan, a medical assistant and SEIU Local 49 member
The Sponsorship Dilemma
The importance and challenges of UBT sponsorship.
Rick Senneway, director of performance improvement, Navneet Maan, UBT consultant, and Lorie Kocsis, union partnership representative (left to right) have helped Fresno create a facility-wide UBT strategy.
Closing the Gap
Path to Performance is a group effort.
February 1, 2012
How to Implement a Facility-Wide UBT Strategy
Six steps to success.
Navneet Maan (center) , flanked by two colleagues, helps UBTs keep their focus on the things that matter for our patients and members.
How to Prioritize Team Goals
A unit-based team consultant offers a simple tool.
September 16, 2011
Many Small UBTs Do What One Large One Can’t
Charitable Health Coverage Ops finds formula for success.
December 8, 2010