Tablet-based room service improves patient satisfaction

Customer satisfaction scores rise to 90th percentile after switch.

Jan. 7—Dickinson County (Mich.) Memorial Hospital has implemented a tablet ordering system for room service to great results, according to an article uppermichigansource.com. 

The hospital program allows patients to order right off of a menu, seven days a week. Dietary clerks take the patient's order in their room, place the order with a tablet device, and then it prints out in the kitchen. Then the cooks prepare and deliver the meal in less than 45 minutes.