November 28, 2015

Clinical outcomes

Outside Eye Helps Team Do an About-Face

10/06/2015 Culture can be a thorny issue for teams. Improving it—and paving the way for high performance—often requires some expert assistance. [ STORY ]

Partnership Attitude Brings State-of-Art Test to Members

08/11/2015 Some of our youngest members will benefit from having the new test, which came about after a frontline union member approached a doctor about pairing up to get it approved. [ STORY ]

Walking With Every Patient Prevents Falls

07/31/2015 Nurses at Moanalua Medical Center in Hawaii cut the number of falls in half when after adopting the No One Walks Alone protocol. [ STORY ]

Intensive Care Unit Zaps the VAP, and More

05/01/2015 Woodland Hills ICU relies on communication, collaboration and reliable systems to get rid of two common infections and sustain the results for four years. [ SNAPSHOT ]

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 ]

Continuum of Care Gives Breastfeeding a Boost

11/17/2014 Partnership between facilities helps ensure moms get consistent support in breastfeeding their newborns. [ SNAPSHOT ]

Seamless Teamwork Gives Central Valley Babies a Healthy Start

11/17/2014 The work of the Health Education UBT at the Manteca Medical Center helps improve the breastfeeding rates for Northern California's Central Valley service area. [ STORY ]

Curiosity Leads to Better Service

10/03/2014 Adopting a best practice from another team, the Infusion Center in the Northwest improves care delivery for its patients. From the Fall 2014 Hank. [ STORY ]

Reducing Health Disparities With Outreach

05/06/2014 An internal medicine UBT at the Los Angeles Medical Center had great success inviting African-American patients to a special hypertension clinic and made progress toward its goal of closing the gap between African-American patients with their hypertension under control and those of other races. [ STORY ]


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