December 1, 2015


How a Flu Shot Can Help Catch Cancer

09/18/2015 Don’t be surprised to have your medical record checked when you walk in for a flu shot at Lakewood Medical Office in Denver, Colorado. Medical Imagining and the Flu Clinic teams worked together to identify patients who needed a mammogram. [ VIDEO 4:28 ]

Virtual UBT Fair: Spreading a Safety Success

04/20/2015 Listen to members of unit-based teams in Georgia describe at a virtual UBT fair how they are saving lives and winning awards by, using a successful practice borrowed from Southern California, ensuring that patients with abnormal test results get the care they need. [ STORY ]

Raising a Flag for Patient Safety

03/03/2015 The Georgia region is borrowing effective practices from Southern California, winning awards--and saving lives. [ STORY ]

Teams Collaborate to Ease Growing Workload

08/21/2014 With membership at an all-time high and new CDC guidelines leading to more screenings, two lab teams had to find a way to meet the increased demand. [ STORY ]

UBT Needles Colleagues to Flu Shot Success

03/11/2014 When employees couldn’t get to the shots, the team saw to it that the shots came to them. [ STORY ]

Taking the Lead on Early Detection

02/25/2014 A Radiation Oncology UBT harnesses the power of the Proactive Office Encounter to ensure its patients get needed screenings. [ SNAPSHOT ]

Allergy Team Helps Screen for Cancer

02/05/2014 Even though hay fever is their specialty, the members of this South San Francisco allergy team helped ensure their patients were up to date on their cancer screenings using simple laminated cards and a script. [ STORY ]

A Vaccinating Challenge

01/06/2014 Meaningful goals and first-rate teamwork help a pediatrics team in Georgia succeed in getting adolescent girls in for a series of three shots over six months. From the Winter 2014 issue of Hank. [ STORY ]


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