Healthcare http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6601/more en Silver Plate Awards 2015: Julie Jones http://food-management.com/healthcare/silver-plate-awards-2015-julie-jones <div class="field-deck"> Director of Nutrition Services, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Director of Nutrition Services, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/healthcare/silver-plate-awards-2015-julie-jones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/healthcare/silver-plate-awards-2015-julie-jones#comments Management Healthcare Silver Plate Profiles Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:24:00 +0000 47331 at http://food-management.com Photo: George C. Anderson Silver Plate Awards 2015: Meet the Winners http://food-management.com/silver-plate-profiles/silver-plate-awards-2015-meet-winners <div class="field-deck"> It’s not just the years these individuals have put in at their operations, but their commitment to excellence and innovation that make them this year’s Silver Plate honorees. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It’s not just the years these individuals have put in at their operations, but their commitment to excellence and innovation that make them this year’s Silver Plate honorees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/silver-plate-profiles/silver-plate-awards-2015-meet-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/silver-plate-profiles/silver-plate-awards-2015-meet-winners#comments Management Business & Industry Colleges & Universities Healthcare K-12 Schools Silver Plate Profiles Private Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:20:00 +0000 47361 at http://food-management.com Unidine Expands into 22nd State http://food-management.com/news-trends/unidine-expands-22nd-state <div class="field-byline"> Mike Buzalka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Deal with Penick Village adds North Carolina to fast-growing contract company's operating territory. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Unidine entered the North Carolina market for the first time with a contract to manage dining services for the Penick Village senior retirement community in Southern Pines. North Carolina becomes the 22nd state in which Unidine, one of the <a href="http://food-management.com/top-50-listings/fm-top-50-2015-fast-risers">fastest growing foodservice companies</a> in the country according to FM&#39;s <a href="http://food-management.com/top-50-listings/fm-top-50-2015">2015 Top 50 Contract Management Companies</a> listing, operates.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/unidine-expands-22nd-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/unidine-expands-22nd-state#comments Contractors Healthcare News & Trends Unidine Corporation Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:01:00 +0000 47291 at http://food-management.com <p>Unidine held a reception for Penick Village residents in April 16 to introduce some of its food offerings.</p> A Brave New World http://food-management.com/equipment-technology/brave-new-world <div class="field-byline"> Mike Buzalka and Corina Quinn </div> <div class="field-deck"> How technology is bettering the customer experience, helping operations be more efficient and increasing sales. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>These six case studies show how technology is bettering the customer experience, helping operations be more efficient and increasing sales.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/equipment-technology/brave-new-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/equipment-technology/brave-new-world#comments Equipment & Technology Business & Industry Colleges & Universities Healthcare K-12 Schools Technology Private Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:47:00 +0000 47081 at http://food-management.com Touchscreens, RFID, Robots, Oh, My… http://food-management.com/technology/touchscreens-rfid-robots-oh-my <div class="field-deck"> UCSFMC dining rolls out the high tech gadgetry, from robots to touchpads to RFID based tracking at new facility. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>UCSFMC dining rolls out the high tech gadgetry, from robots to touchpads to RFID based tracking at new facility.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/technology/touchscreens-rfid-robots-oh-my" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/technology/touchscreens-rfid-robots-oh-my#comments Equipment & Technology Healthcare Technology Private Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:19:00 +0000 47061 at http://food-management.com <p>PUTTING THE CART AFTER THE ROBOT: UCSFMC uses automated transport units to take meal carts to patient floors and bring back soiled trays.</p> Photo: UCSF Medical Center AHF Announces Six Award Winners http://food-management.com/news-trends/ahf-announces-six-award-winners <div class="field-deck"> Honorees to be recognized at Awards Luncheon during the AHF National Conference in June.. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Association for Healthcare Foodservice (AHF) has announced the winners of six awards that will be presented at its Annual Conference in Salt Lake City in June. The winners are...</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/ahf-announces-six-award-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/ahf-announces-six-award-winners#comments Healthcare News & Trends Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:14:00 +0000 46991 at http://food-management.com UM Hospital Opens Big Salad Unit http://food-management.com/news-trends/um-hospital-opens-big-salad-unit <div class="field-deck"> Chain's menu tweaked to incorporate selections adhering to healthcare insitution's internal healthy dining guidelines. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The University of Michigan Hospital (UMH) in Ann Arbor and its dining services provider Aramark Healthcare are opening a The Big Salad unit in the healthcare facility&#39;s onsite cafe on April 9. The commercial restaurant chain&#39;s seventh outlet will feature a freestanding counter service location as well as a gourmet salad bar where customers can create their own salads.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/um-hospital-opens-big-salad-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/um-hospital-opens-big-salad-unit#comments Aramark Contractors Healthcare News & Trends Wed, 08 Apr 2015 17:07:00 +0000 46881 at http://food-management.com <p>A salad, soup and wrap combo from The Big Salad.</p> The Big Salad Meat, the Neighbors http://food-management.com/news-trends/meat-neighbors <div class="field-deck"> Huggins Hospital contracts with meat processor that sources its raw product from in state. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>You don’t have far to go to see where the beef you eat at Huggins Hospital, in Wolfeboro, N.H., comes from. It’s all raised in state.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/meat-neighbors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/meat-neighbors#comments Healthcare News & Trends Private Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:32:00 +0000 46861 at http://food-management.com <p>An Employee Appreciation Day event introduced Huggins Hospital&#39;s new partnership with local beef supplier Miles Smith Farm.</p> Huggins Hospital A Peek Behind the Curtain http://food-management.com/healthcare/peek-behind-curtain <div class="field-byline"> by Mike Buzalka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Chef’s Table/tour program at Jennings Center senior living facility gives residents a look at what goes on behind the scenes in the kitchen. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>At Jennings Center for Older Adults in Garfield Heights, Ohio, groups of residents get a look behind the scenes in the kitchen, along with a nice sit-down meal as part of the dining department&rsquo;s person-centered care approach. The program gives groups of three to six residents a tour of the back-of-the-house areas; later, they have lunch in the kitchen at a nicely set table where they have a front seat view of all the activity that goes into preparing meals for the residents and day care clients.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/healthcare/peek-behind-curtain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/healthcare/peek-behind-curtain#comments Customer Satisfaction Healthcare Senior Dining Private Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:33:00 +0000 46411 at http://food-management.com AHF Announces Election Results http://food-management.com/news-trends/ahf-announces-election-results-0 <div class="field-deck"> Julie Jones of Ohio State Wexner Named President-elect. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The following were elected to serve on the 2016 AHF Board of Directors, beginning August 1, 2015...</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/ahf-announces-election-results-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/ahf-announces-election-results-0#comments Healthcare News & Trends Fri, 13 Mar 2015 20:33:00 +0000 46251 at http://food-management.com