Healthcare http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6601/more en Hawaiian Hospital Saves $1.5M With In-house Food Prep http://food-management.com/news-trends/hawaiian-hospital-saves-15m-house-food-prep <div class="field-deck"> Kaiser Permanente Hawaii’s Moanalua Medical Center has been saving about $1.5 million a year in food costs by bringing meal preparation in-house and allowing patients to choose when and what they want to eat. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Kaiser Permanente Hawaii&rsquo;s Moanalua Medical Center has been saving about $1.5 million a year in food costs by bringing meal preparation in-house and allowing patients to choose when and what they want to eat as the first hospital in Hawaii to offer a room-service menu, <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/pacific/blog/2014/08/room-service-hospital-meals-help-kaiser-permanente.html" target="_blank">reports</a> <em>Pacific Business Journal</em>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/hawaiian-hospital-saves-15m-house-food-prep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/hawaiian-hospital-saves-15m-house-food-prep#comments Healthcare News & Trends Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:40:00 +0000 40371 at http://food-management.com Best Station/Unit Concept: Manna, Castle Rock (CO) Adventist Hospital http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-stationunit-concept-manna-castle-rock-co-adventist-hospital <div class="field-deck"> Manna was conceived three years ago as part of the brand new Parker Adventist hospital in Castle Rock </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Manna was conceived three years ago as part of the brand new Parker Adventist hospital in Castle Rock</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-stationunit-concept-manna-castle-rock-co-adventist-hospital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-stationunit-concept-manna-castle-rock-co-adventist-hospital#comments Marketing & Merchandising FM Best Concepts Healthcare Private Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:02:00 +0000 40311 at http://food-management.com Best Wellness Concept: Smart Choice Smart U, University of California at San Francisco Medical Center http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-wellness-concept-smart-choice-smart-u-university-california-san-francisco-medi <div class="field-deck"> Smart Choice Smart U makes choosing healthy options easier </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Smart Choice Smart U makes choosing healthy options easier</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-wellness-concept-smart-choice-smart-u-university-california-san-francisco-medi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-wellness-concept-smart-choice-smart-u-university-california-san-francisco-medi#comments Equipment & Technology FM Best Concepts Healthcare Private Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:41:00 +0000 40251 at http://food-management.com Red and Yellow Cards Flag Off-Diet Patient Trays http://food-management.com/news-trends/red-and-yellow-cards-flag-diet-patient-trays <div class="field-deck"> UNC Hospitals uses soccer-like card system to warn patients about inappropriate meal choices. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>In soccer, the yellow card is a warning, while the red card means ejection. At the University of North Carolina Hospitals, both cards are warnings of different degrees to patients who order meals under the institution&rsquo;s liberalized diet approach that are inappropriate for their conditions (no, they don&rsquo;t get ejected if they don&rsquo;t comply).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/red-and-yellow-cards-flag-diet-patient-trays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/red-and-yellow-cards-flag-diet-patient-trays#comments Healthcare News & Trends Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:20:00 +0000 40211 at http://food-management.com A Day in the Life with James Wu http://food-management.com/healthcare/day-life-james-wu <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Follow the Room Service Manager at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center around a typical day on the job</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/healthcare/day-life-james-wu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/healthcare/day-life-james-wu#comments Management Healthcare Fri, 08 Aug 2014 14:52:00 +0000 39771 at http://food-management.com <p>James Wu</p> New Teaching Kitchen Part of Hospital's Healthy Harvest Program http://food-management.com/news-trends/new-teaching-kitchen-part-hospitals-healthy-harvest-program <div class="field-deck"> Facility slated to host a Signature Chefs Series featuring a number of prominent local culinarians that will help fund the program. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortland Manor, NY, has opened its new Chef Peter X. Kelly Teaching Kitchen at Dempsey House, a converted farmhouse on hospital property, <a href="http://westfaironline.com/64616/hudson-valley-hospital-center-opens-teaching-kitchen" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Westchester County Business Journal</em>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/new-teaching-kitchen-part-hospitals-healthy-harvest-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/new-teaching-kitchen-part-hospitals-healthy-harvest-program#comments Healthcare News & Trends Mon, 04 Aug 2014 14:07:00 +0000 39701 at http://food-management.com Aatul Jain Q&A: Cracking the Code http://food-management.com/healthcare/aatul-jain-qa-cracking-code <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Aatul Jain has bridged the gap with dietitians, fallen in love with his job at Saint Clare Hospital and recently been rewarded with a first-place finish at the AHF Culinary Competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/healthcare/aatul-jain-qa-cracking-code" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/healthcare/aatul-jain-qa-cracking-code#comments Healthcare Menu Trends Nutrition & Special Diets News & Trends Private Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:03:00 +0000 39661 at http://food-management.com <p>Aatul Jain and Joanne &nbsp;McMillian make quite a team in competitions and at Saint Clare, a three-hospital and 650-bed system in Denville, NJ.</p> Aramark Funds Cooking Skills Study at Philly Children's Hospital http://food-management.com/news-trends/aramark-funds-cooking-skills-study-philly-childrens-hospital <div class="field-deck"> Initiative seeks to teach parents the necessary skills to cook healthy meals at home and will analyze the impact on child obesity. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Children&rsquo;s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Aramark are partnering on a research study called Home Plate that is anchored by a $750,000, three-year grant from The Aramark Charitable Fund to the Healthy Weight Program at the hospital. Home Plate seeks to teach parents the necessary skills to cook healthy meals at home and is part of CHOP&rsquo;s Healthy Weight Program. The initiative is designed to help combat childhood obesity in low-income families with preschoolers through a community-engaged, peer mentor led model to improve family health through good nutrition.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/aramark-funds-cooking-skills-study-philly-childrens-hospital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/aramark-funds-cooking-skills-study-philly-childrens-hospital#comments Aramark Contractors Healthcare News & Trends Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:06:00 +0000 39651 at http://food-management.com <p>Aramark President/CEO, Eric Foss spends time with a family at the announcement of Aramark&rsquo;s partnership with The Children&rsquo;s Hospital of Philadelphia on Home Plate, an innovative three-year study designed to combat childhood obesity by enhancing family health and well-being through good nutrition.</p> Frushi a Healthy, Fun Snack for Kids http://food-management.com/nutrition/frushi-healthy-fun-snack-kids <div class="field-byline"> Tara Fitzpatrick </div> <div class="field-deck"> Healthcare chefs develop new finger food that combines sushi and fruit to make for an appealing snack. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Healthcare chefs develop new finger food that combines sushi and fruit to make for an appealing snack. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/nutrition/frushi-healthy-fun-snack-kids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/nutrition/frushi-healthy-fun-snack-kids#comments Chefs Healthcare Nutrition Sweeten Your Revenue Private Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:04:00 +0000 39561 at http://food-management.com RFID Technology Provides Another 'Third Shift' Solution http://food-management.com/healthcare/rfid-technology-provides-another-third-shift-solution <div class="field-deck"> Combination of radio frequency tags and payment system turns a commercial display refrigerator into a 24-hour, grab-and-go vending platform. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Combination of radio frequency tags and payment system turns a commercial display refrigerator into a 24-hour, grab-and-go vending platform.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/healthcare/rfid-technology-provides-another-third-shift-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/healthcare/rfid-technology-provides-another-third-shift-solution#comments Equipment & Technology Marketing & Merchandising Healthcare Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:36:00 +0000 39351 at http://food-management.com <p>The Smart Choice Pantry provides a selection of salads, sandwiches, beverages and microwaveable meal options that are available 24-7 through a unique RFID payment system.</p>