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A growth mindset can help employees develop their careers, says Michael Brown, vice president of Human Resources in the Georgia Region.
Explore Workforce Development Week resources to jump-start your career. View recorded sessions.
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
A successful kp.org sign-up campaign resulted in a deluge of messages, and providers found themselves struggling to keep up. That’s when co-leads Rikki Shene, LPN, a member of SEIU Local 49, and manager Eliseo Olvera took action, with help from their UPR.
The Best-Laid Plans
When improving performance, one thing leads to another.
Consultants such as Shannon Cazinha (center) can coach teams on the best ways to improve performance.
From the Desk of Henrietta: Put Me In, Coach
UBT consultants and union reps help teams excel.
Joan Thayer, a lead cardiology nurse and member of UFCW Local 400, gets a group hug from colleagues at a recent UBT fair.
I'm in a UBT?
Reminding people they're part of a team.
Ed Vrooman, a union partnership representative from SEIU Local 49, helps teams demystify the data so numbers can be a portal to improved performance instead of a source of stress. Kate Webb, project coordinator, lends a hand.
Lead From Where You Stand
Teams learn how to make sense of their data.
Juan Piantino, MD, shares ideas with Debbie Newcomb, an electro-neurodiagnostic technologist and UFCW Local 555 member.
Partnership Attitude Brings State-of-Art Test to Members
How speaking up helped young patient to life-changing care.
August 11, 2015
Unit Manager Manlee Velasco, RN, (left) and labor co-lead Jenalyn Andres, RN, adopted a successful practice from Southern California to reduce patient falls.
Walking With Every Patient Prevents Falls
How nurses in Hawaii cut patient falls in half.
July 31, 2015
Union leaders and trained union ambassadors, a few of whom are pictured here, have worked with Kaiser Permanente sales and marketing teams to grow health plan membership.
How Partnership Helped KP Reach the 10 Million Member Milestone
Joint marketing efforts help grow KP membership.
July 17, 2015
KP workers attend a 40th anniversary Voters' Rights March during 2005 National Agreement bargaining in Atlanta.
It Took Courage
The first leader of the Coalition of KP Unions looks back.
July 16, 2015
Workers and our organization thrive when everyone is free to speak.
Free to Speak
Kaiser Permanente's CEO honors labor's role in KP history.
A 1943 shift change at the Richmond shipyards.
This Plan Was Made for You and Me
A whirlwind tour through 70 years of KP and union history.
Before opening up to the public in 1945, our health plan served shipyard workers, such as these gentlemen signing up in Richmond in 1942.
From the Desk of Henrietta: The Turning Point—July 21, 1945
How Kaiser Permanente changed American health care in 1945.