Left to right: Kathy Moore, Food & Nutrition Director, Gulf Coast Medical Center; Diane Rasi, Food & Nutrition Director, Cape Coral Hospital; Rich Roberts, Operations Director, Culinary Solutions; Crissy Tucker, Food & Nutrition Director, Lee Memorial Hospital; Kathleen Ferraiolo, Transportation & Logistics Manager, Culinary Solutions; Deana Brill, Food & Nutrition Director, Healthpark Medical Center/Golisano Children’s Hospital; Larry Altier, System Director, Food & Nutrition, Lee Memorial Health System.
The LeeSar Solution
(Continued from page 1) Back in 1998, Lee Memorial had partnered with another hospital, Sarasota Memorial Health, on an innovative regional initiative called LeeSar. Originally designed to give the hospitals purchasing leverage (through an entity called Cooperative Services of Florida) as well as provide economies of scale by consolidating service functions like equipment repair, LeeSar was originally located in a modest 60,000-sq.ft. facility. But, as was becoming increasingly obvious, ...
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