Geisinger hospitals, a Pennsylvania healthcare system, has retooled its foodservice operations to meet the current needs of patients and updated health and safety systems, but some things stay the same, according to an article on the Food Management website.
While many healthcare facilities have shifted to disposables during the pandemic, Geisinger still serves meals on china plates with metal flatware.
Patient meals are still delivered to individual rooms, but COVID patients’ meals are delivered by nurses.
One important change: employees can now order and pay through the hospitals’ payroll deduction system, then pick orders up from racks set up in the cafés
Read the full Food Management article.
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