Hospitals & Long-term Care

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pigs farm
Our dishwasher raises pigs, so the majority of the food waste goes to feeding them. A lot of residents worry about wasting food, so we reassure them.
tattoo chef
Behind the swinging doors of noncommercial kitchens, tattoos don’t draw much contention, which is why at least one operator sees body art as a secret weapon.
Kiowa County Memorial Hospital has joined 75 Kansas hospitals pledging to the Kansas Hospital Association to examine food and beverage practices.
After a local paper chastised the University of Iowa hospital system for its high amount of food waste, hospital leaders took a multi-pronged approach to waste reduction and sustainability.
A registered dietitian recently planted a patio garden at Mayo Clinic, citing benefits such as fresh produce for the hospital and opportunities for physical activity, stress release and education.
Vidant Medical Center is offering a new program called “At Your Request,” a hotel-style room service where patients can call a center at any time during the day, hear all of the meal options and...
Lisa Poggas, nutrition and environmental services director at Parker Adventist Hospital and Castle Rock Adventist Hospital—both in Colorado—has implemented
salad dressing shooters
During the 2015 MenuDirections Awards Dinner, our salad course was served with individual salad-dressing “shooters” [instead of one vessel for the table].
Students want to get their information more quickly, so Dawn Aubrey is experimenting with using infographics for both residents and student staff.
When an organization hires a transgender worker, how should the employer accomodate them? HR undercover says the guiding principle is self-determination.

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