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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.
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.
November 8, 2012
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.
Linda J. Bodell, Director, Clinical Care, Fontana Medical Center (Southern California)
Manager Sponsor Profile: Linda J. Bodell
What teams need from sponsors.
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
Some members of the Franklin Head and Neck unit-based team.
Keeping Better Track of Your Surgical Instruments
See how UBT saves thousands.
By building their business literacy, employees can connect their efforts to provide excellent service to the larger goals of Kaiser Permanente.
Connecting the Dots With Popular Education
Keep your students riveted.
August 29, 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
Joan Mah of Northern California (above), an optometrist, senior UBT consultant, and ESC-IFPTE Local 20 steward and vice president, was a first-time observer at the 2012 bargaining sessions.
Where No One Has Gone Before
How the new National Agreement was crafted.
Six Tips for Successful Interest-Based Problem Solving
Demystify interest-based problem solving.
A longshore worker signing up for a multiphasic exam in 1961.
Longshore Start to Total Health
A short column about the “multiphasic” exam.
UHW member Carolina Meza (right) leads "the incredible hulk" stretch during Instant Recess
Want a Healthy Workforce? Try an Instant Recess
Improve attendance and reduce injuries.
August 21, 2012
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