Food Service

UL Certification Recognizes Food Service Safety

Mark provides objective evidence that food service operations in healthcare facilities and other settings meet key food safety criteria

10/15/2021


How VA Figured Out Food Service During Pandemic

Goal was to provide guidance that would help foodservice teams at individual hospitals best manage their own situation

5/18/2021


Rethinking Ergonomics for Food Service Workers

Specialists observed workers, noting how when and where they were lifting improperly, pulling, pushing and reaching

5/5/2021


Hospital Says ‘Not So Fast’ to This Fast Food

Campaign persuades hospital to close Burger King

4/22/2021


Food Service Supply Chain Issues Prompt Changes

Management team decided to create secondary menus to ensure they had backup plan

4/21/2021


Food Program Reaches Beyond Hospital To Community

Objective is to provide nutritious food and education to help diabetic patients make healthy decisions

4/15/2021


Food Service Options for Outside Dining Demands

Patients and families concerned with health are venturing outside more thanks to vaccine rollouts

4/14/2021


Food Programs Adapt to COVID-19 Era

Instead of delivering meals to COVID-19 patients themselves, kitchen coordinates with nursing staff

4/8/2021


Food Program Extends Healthy Meals Beyond Hospital Walls

Before discharge, patients choose meals from a menu that supports individual health needs

3/22/2021


Program Targets Discharged Patients with Healthy Meals

Hospital also sent information to its 5,600 employees and 110 physician’s offices

3/9/2021


How COVID-19 Is Reshaping Food Service

How can managers use staff effectively to deliver a quality product and meet customer expectations?

2/24/2021


Rethinking Food Service in COVID-19 Era

University of California San Francisco Health relaunches delivery in main facility

2/23/2021


COVID-19 Will Transform Food Service

Cost pressures probably will force dining programs to seek relief

2/19/2021


Culinary Center Targets Hospitals and Resilience

Healthcare systems are seeking to prevent disease and health issues in communities by addressing social determinants of health

2/9/2021


Changes to Food Programs Could Outlast COVID-19

Atlanta hospital has eliminated self-serve stations, room service-style patient menus, and cash

1/28/2021


Food Programs Adapt in the COVID-19 Era

Service had to continue where many traditional models no longer were feasible

1/15/2021


Flexible Food Program Responds to Pandemic

Programs had to rethink and revamp operations while still ensuring the health of patients

1/14/2021


Hospital Targets Healthier Foods for Staff, Patients

Meal prep service helps people enjoy a stress-free, healthy meal at their convenience

1/6/2021


Food Service Workers To Receive Early Vaccines

CDC recommendations for vaccination priorities acknowledge risks facing key employees in healthcare facilities

1/4/2021


Food Programs in Senior Living Facilities Carry On

To deal with the COVID-10 pandemic, dining operations have had to change

12/22/2020


Health System’s Food Offering Targets Sweet Tooth

The facilities have offered dessert stations before but never a complete station dedicated to chocolate

12/21/2020


Rethinking Food Service in the COVID-19 Era

Managers in these operations no longer can use their tried-and-true ways of working

12/14/2020


Food Programs Pivot in Response to Pandemic

Micromarkets have popped, offering an easy way for hospital workers to pick up items without entering grocery stores

12/10/2020


Healthcare Facility Dining Programs Meet COVID With Innovation

At UF Health Shands Florida Hospital, dining staff started delivering food directly to COVID patients

11/3/2020


Keeping The Hospital Cafeteria Safe During The Pandemic

A properly developed, executed and periodically reviewed plan is key

11/2/2020


Geisinger Adjusts Food Service Operations

Employees can now order and pay through the hospitals’ payroll deduction system

10/15/2020


How Hospital Food Service Can Improve Patient Experiences And Outcomes

Food is fundamental to the human experience, and that’s doubly true for the patient experience

10/5/2020


Pa. Health System Adjusts Food Service During Pandemic

Geisinger’s former self-serve stations are all staffed and shielded

9/30/2020


Senior Living Dining Program Works to Maintain Community

Nebraska facilities innovate in how they serve residents under restrictions

9/22/2020


Mayo Clinic Opens A Dedicated Gluten-Free Kitchen

Clinic now a validated gluten-free 'safe spot'

9/21/2020



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