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Jump in, the water's fine: Labor pools, like this one in the Northwest region, help deploy the right people to the right places to fight COVID-19.
Using a model perfected by building trades unions, KP and Partnership unions create labor pools to deploy the right workers to the right places in the fight against COVID-19.
Say no so you can say yes: Unit-based teams are building the skills they need to prioritize the improvement efforts that will have the most impact.
From the Desk of Henrietta: The 'Yes' Hazard
To get things done, know when to say no.
January 6, 2014
Making Sense of the Path to Performance
Checklists help UBTs find their way from Level 1 to Level 5.
May 1, 2013
Pablo Raygoza, Fremont storekeeper and SEIU UHW member
Around the Regions (Spring 2013)
Eight quick hits from the regions on performance improvement
April 1, 2013
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
Linda J. Bodell, Director, Clinical Care, Fontana Medical Center (Southern California)
Manager Sponsor Profile: Linda J. Bodell
What teams need from sponsors.
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.
Sponsors Joseph Gonzales, senior radiology manager, and Rebecca Torres, pharmacy technician and SEIU Local 105 member
Around the Regions (Fall 2012)
Eight quick hits on work being done in partnership.
November 1, 2012
Dory Schutte, OFNHP member and a co-lead of the Women and Newborn Care UBT at Sunnyside Medical Center in the Northwest.
Around the Regions (Summer 2012)
Work being done in partnership.
August 24, 2012
Helen Bevan, a leader of the UK's National Healthcare Services, discusses how leaders can use the strategies of people like Martin Luther King Jr. and Nelson Mandela to create the large-scale transformation necessary to meet current health care challenges.
Five Tips for Leading Change
It requires leadership at all levels.
April 11, 2012
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
Many of Panorama City's unit-based teams are adept at using data to track what's working and what's not; pictured here is Emma Yabut, RN, a UNAC/UHCP member, who is a member of the NICU unit-based team.
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Data
Once you get over your fear, numbers become your friends.
How to Implement a Facility-Wide UBT Strategy
Six steps to success.