Healthcare Spotlight


Hospital uses robots to deliver patient meals

Eight robots will be used to transport food from nutrition services to patient floors in a separate campus facility.


How one operator tackled malnutrition

A request for at-home meal support for a patient at Lee Memorial in Fort Myers, Fla., led System Director of Food & Nutrition Services Larry Altier to uncover a gap in care.

The eatery recently concluded a $591,000 revamp.

Each introduced healthy measures such as cutting the cost of non-sugary beverages.

Foodservice staff crafted a petition 1,200 signatures deep and has plans to picket.

Despite the perception that frozen is inferior, modern technology has given IQF produce the farm-fresh edge.

One of the reasons behind the push is to keep more purchasing dollars in the state.

The goal is to educate about the risks of a high-sodium diet, officials say.

Students at a local school will learn how to make vegetarian tamales and later showcase the dishes they helped create.

The community will feature formal and bistro-style dining, as well as concierge services and on-site physicians.

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