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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.
Simple Tool Helps Teams Track Savings
Spreadsheet shows you the money.
June 17, 2014
Talking about safety raises awareness and can reduce injuries.
Talking About Safety Reduces Injuries
Build awareness and get results.
Members of the NW Employee Health and Safety Department: (left to right) Brian Cekoric, Robert Wieking, Susan Gager, Chris Mozingo, RN, and Paulette Hawkins, RN
Northwest Team Spreads Success, Boosts Safety
Competition aids awareness and practice.
May 19, 2014
A patient gets a blood pressure test.
Reducing Health Disparities With Outreach
Clinic helps close a care gap between races.
May 6, 2014
Medical assistants (MAs) are among the many types of caregivers who may be directly affected by the changes coming to health care.
In Practical Terms
The changing landscape for medical assistants.
April 15, 2014
Gerard Corros, RN and UNAC/UHCP member, compared emerging technologies to a sports car: "It’s like having a Ferrari all of a sudden. You can drive really fast, but you need speed limits."
The Human Touch
Keeping it real amid new technology.
April 2, 2014
The Panorama City pharmacy UBT in Southern California encourages patients to use mail-order service, one way to keep KP affordable.
Around the Regions (Spring 2014)
A quick tour of what's going on.
Henrietta, the resident columnist for the LMP's quarterly magazine Hank, urges KP employees to to explore new ways of doing their work.
From the Desk of Henrietta: O Is for Ostrich
An argument for a curious, flexible mindset.
Sara Quimby, a mail services worker represented by SEIU Local 105, at work unloading packages.
Reduce Outsourcing and Bring Courier Jobs in House
See how your team can work it out.
Jane Baxter and Ingrid Baillie lead the Alpharetta Ob-Gyn UBT.
How to Zoom From Level 1 to Level 4
Quickly move up the UBT Path to Performance.
March 25, 2014
Savings added up quickly when this Oncology team in the Northwest paid close attention to which tubing it used for IVs; shown is Randi Norton, an RN and member of OFNHP.
Change in Tubing Saves $25,000
Attention to details pays off.
March 4, 2014
Allergy Team Helps Screen for Cancer
UBT changes check-in process to save lives.
February 5, 2014