Labor Management Project

An Employer and 1199SEIU Partnership

Labor Management Project

An Employer and 1199SEIU Partnership

Protecting Workers from Workplace Violence in the ED

Protecting Workers from Workplace Violence in the ED

Emergency department (ED) workers are frequently targets of violence.  One recent study showed that 55 percent of ED nurses experienced physical violence and/or verbal abuse from a patient or a visitor over a single one-week period. PCTs, security, technologists,...

Protecting Workers from Workplace Violence in the ED

Protecting Workers from Workplace Violence in the ED

Emergency department (ED) workers are frequently targets of violence.  One recent study showed that 55 percent of ED nurses experienced physical violence and/or verbal abuse from a patient or a visitor over a single one-week period. PCTs, security, technologists,...

Hourly Rounding: An Emergency Department Best Practice

A visit to a hospital emergency department (ED) can be frightening, overwhelming, and confusing. Helping patients navigate the experience and providing them timely information can improve the patient experience. More than half of inpatients enter the hospital via the...

Emergency Department Overcrowding

Is your emergency department overcrowded? Are people leaving without being seen? Are patients who have been admitted being boarded in the ED, awaiting beds? Do patients repeatedly return to the ED for healthcare? Overcrowding in hospital emergency departments is a...

Collaborating to Transform Ambulatory Care At Brookdale

“Ambulatory care has a primary role in keeping people healthy so that they don’t need to go to the hospital,” said 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers’ East Executive Vice President Joyce Neil to Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center’s new ambulatory care...

Preventable Hospitalizations Decline Under DSRIP

Aimed at restructuring New York’s healthcare system to reduce avoidable hospital use by 25 percent over five years, the Delivery System Reform Incentive Program (DSRIP) has shown measurable progress. At the close of DSRIP’s third year, preventable readmissions were...

Improving Retention by Empowering CNAs

Turnover among Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) in nursing homes is an enormous problem, with estimates of annual turnover ranging from 42 percent to an astounding 86 percent. CNA turnover has been linked to diminished quality of care, resident behavioral problems...

LMP Supports the Brooklyn Workers’ Council

As we reported last year, Brooklyn’s healthcare infrastructure is undergoing a major transformation as Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center, Interfaith Medical Center and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center unite into one system. The new entity, called One Brooklyn Health System (OBHS), was created under a plan conceived and funded by New York State to increase access to quality healthcare in central and northeastern Brooklyn.

Labor and Management Partnership Helps Prevent Diabetes

Hospitals are increasingly offering employee wellness programs to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent chronic conditions such as diabetes. A new report from the LMP’s research department documents the effects of a wellness program piloted by the LMP’s Workplace and Community Health Program, in partnership with Mount Sinai Beth Israel (MSBI) and 1199SEIU, which helped staff lose weight and develop healthy habits.

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Collaborating to Transform Ambulatory Care At Brookdale

“Ambulatory care has a primary role in keeping people healthy so that they don’t need to go to the hospital,” said 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers’ East Executive Vice President Joyce Neil to Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center’s new ambulatory care...

A Day of Learning for 1199SEIU Healthcare Workers East Nurses

Mark your calendar for the ninth annual RN Symposium, “Nurses, Leading with Hearts and Minds,” a day of sharing knowledge about industry trends and how they are affecting your job. The symposium will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at the Marriott Brooklyn...

Streamlining Supply Management at Northwell Health

As health care systems consolidate, they are trending toward operations that self-distribute patient care supplies, allowing for greater purchasing power and efficiencies. Northwell Health developed a consolidated service center model to streamline product delivery logistics across its hospitals. In late 2016, its Integrated Distribution Center faced challenges that affected productivity. Management and 1199SEIU invited the Labor Management Project to assess the situation and facilitate solutions, with great success.

LMP Supports the Brooklyn Workers’ Council

As we reported last year, Brooklyn’s healthcare infrastructure is undergoing a major transformation as Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center, Interfaith Medical Center and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center unite into one system. The new entity, called One Brooklyn Health System (OBHS), was created under a plan conceived and funded by New York State to increase access to quality healthcare in central and northeastern Brooklyn.