April 23, 2014

Transforming KP

Walk the Talk of Change

04/14/2014 The 2014 Union Delegate Conference brought together hundreds of frontline staff together to exchange ideas and build their leadership skills. Watch this slideshow to get a feel for the event. [ SLIDESHOW ]

Walk, Talk, Lead Change

04/13/2014 Union delegates hear from Hal Ruddick, the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Union’s new executive director, and Bernard J. Tyson, KP’s CEO, on the first day of the 2014 Union Delegate Conference. [ STORY ]

Everyday Stories: A Tool for Social Change

04/08/2014 The Kitchen Sisters, award-winning producers whose work can be heard on National Public Radio, will offer their insights at the 2014 Union Coalition Learning Academy. They show how stories build connections and create empathy--something they say health care workers do naturally with patients. [ STORY ]

Saru Jayaraman: The Vocal Leader of an Invisible Workforce

04/08/2014 Saru Jayaraman,a leader fighting for restaurant workers' rights and dignity, is set to speak at the 2014 Union Coalition Learning Academy. [ STORY ]

Peer Advice: Imagining Care Anywhere

04/02/2014 Dan Weberg, director of nursing innovation at the Garfield Innovation Center, talks about how emerging technology might change the way we do our work. From the Spring 2014 Hank. [ STORY ]

The Human Touch

04/02/2014 UNAC/UHCP members speak out emerging technology and the importance of preserving the human touch in health care. From the Spring 2014 Hank. [ STORY ]

Peer Advice: Fear, Technology and Reality

04/02/2014 Sheryl Miller, a licensed practical nurse and member of SEIU Local 49, discusses the challenge of integrating electronics into our everyday work. From the Spring 2014 Hank. [ STORY ]

O Is for Ostrich

04/02/2014 Henrietta, the resident columnist for the LMP's quarterly magazine Hank, makes an argument for bringing a curious, flexible mindset to work. From the Spring 2014 issue. [ STORY ]

How to Involve Patients in Performance Improvement

03/11/2014 Listen to a one-hour talk show style webinar on how UBTs are involving patients in their performance improvement work and how your team can, too. [ STORY ]