Directors must provide appealing, good-tasting meals while keeping an eye on the bottom line.
Krissy Lane implemented an advanced tray preparation system at Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare.
Hospital is responding to report that it threw away $181,000 worth of food last year.
Fresh ingredients help hospital follow nutritional guidelines.
A sudden illness gave Lindsey Ramsey a rare opportunity to sample hospital food as a patient.
Campaign includes transition to healthy beverages and healthy kids menus.
Centralized facility would allow growers to reach larger institutional customers.
University of Iowa Hospitals wasted about 350,000 servings of food last year.
Program encourages customers to choose healthier drink choices.
Personalized, healthier menus and higher-quality food making patients happier
While hospitals may take different approaches, directors agree personalized attention is key when developing employees.
Machines will replace food in employee cafeteria.
Customer satisfaction scores rise to 90th percentile after switch.
Tea is offered to patients who are not on restrictive diets.
Klobucar has improved the physicians’ dining room.