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Hospital expands food access for staff, guests with smart fridge

The fridge allows customers to grab food even when the cafe isn’t open.
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Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton, Ill., has installed a smart fridge to provide food to customers even when the cafe is closed, Advantage News reports

In order to use the machine, guests swipe their credit card to unlock the door and are only charged when an item is taken out. 

Guests can choose from a variety of options including sandwiches, salads and fruit cups. 

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