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We partnered with our produce company to offer farmers markets to the Northwest Community Healthcare region and employees during the summer months.
11-10-2014 Ideas and Innovation
We held a blind, March Madness-style event dubbed Serial Cereal Series to figure out if we were serving the right cereals.
11-07-2014 Ideas and Innovation
We hired interns to support the promotion of meal plans and dining services throughout the year.
11-06-2014 Ideas and Innovation
During National Nutrition Month, we hosted a series of four cooking classes for students called In the Kitchen.
11-04-2014 Ideas and Innovation
We have an electronic e-newsletter that we send out to our teachers to tell them about what’s going on in our program and update them on the new regulations.
11-03-2014 Ideas and Innovation
Now, within 24 hours of admission, one of our call center operators calls the patient and explains his diet, what to expect from our department and how to contact us.
10-29-2014 Ideas and Innovation
For dessert, The Yorktown Café offers hand-dipped milkshakes with ice cream made on site.
10-28-2014 Ideas and Innovation
To help build the bond between the two departments we started baking up a fresh batch of cookies after lunch and taking it to a clinical unit that we know has been having a hard day because of lots...
10-27-2014 Ideas and Innovation
To help persuade residents to try a new menu item, we will sometimes add it as a third entrée option, like our Pork Pagoda (pictured).
10-23-2014 Ideas and Innovation
We just got a grant that will be for 1- to 5-year-olds so that we can work with the county health department to do some outreach at area supermarkets to help them market their healthier items.