Hoffmaster
Hoffmaster ApparelFind A SalespersonFollow us on TwitterHoffmaster on FacebookHoffmaster BlogHoffmaster on YouTubeSign Up For The Hoffmaster Newsletter!

Healthcare Dining and Hospital Cafeteria Food

Jan 19

Written by:
1/19/2017 10:07 AM  RssIcon

 
  Healthcare Dining and Hospital Cafeteria Food
 
 
 
 
 
 IMPROVING THE PATIENT EXPERIENCE

Stereotypical hospital food and cafeteria dining have a less than stellar reputation. From the lukewarm meatloaf to the endless flavored gelatin and pudding cups, most people don’t count on an excellent experience when it comes to healthcare dining.

But the bar has risen and medical facilities are focusing on healthier offerings that look and taste great. Several facilities have even adopted a model similar to that of hotel room service with a focus on excellence, presentation and becoming a place people want to eat; not a place people have to eat.[1]

If you’re looking to improve both the look and feel of your medical facility dining, look no further. Several tips on enhancing the healthcare dining experience are explored below.

  Better Healthcare and Hospital Food Service
 
·  Expand your menu: The best of the best have improved their operation by expanding their menu options. A larger variety, healthier options, locally sourced foods and even cuisines from other cultures are popping up on hospital and healthcare cafeteria menus.[2] New and improved menus should mimic the look and feel of your crisp, fresh food—ensure they do with these attractive menu shells.
 
·    Adopt a room service or cafe model: Your patients and their visitors will appreciate the opportunity to order what they want, when they want it. Offering 24/7, room service style ordering (in room and in cafeterias) not only ensures your customers are fed when hungry; it can actually save money too. In fact, UNC Healthcare in Chapel Hill, NC, realized a $400,000 savings the first year it switched to a room service model due to the decrease in waste.[3]
 
·    Focus on nutrition: The food offered at hospitals and other healthcare facilities should be fresh and nutritious. Some facilities are even growing their own gardens to provide food at its peak. This practice not only reaps food that is as
nutritious as it is delicious; it supports the local economy and is a sustainable practice too.[4]
 
·    Dress up your dining: Many facilities are making the switch from food service managers to executive chefs. These gurus of the gourmet are providing expanded menu options that look, smell and taste great.[5] Be sure your dinnerware pairs nicely with your entrees—our Traymats, CaterWrap® and Quickset®

Better dining can improve the patient experience that in turn can improve outcomes and provide a boost to healthcare facility and hospital bottom lines. Expanded menus with a variety of healthier, fresher options are sure to delight patients, visitors and staff.
 
  Our Traymats and Cutlery Pouches are the Perfect Pair for your New Improved Faire:
 

·         CaterWrap®

·        Quickset®

·        Traymats

 
  

 
 
 

[1] "Hospitals Improve Food Service to Increase Patient Satisfaction - Industry News." Healthcare Facilities Today. N.p., 2 Aug. 2013. Web. 09 May 2016. .

[2] Tolliver, Michael V. "Hospitals Are Hungry for Changes in Food Service." Hospitals Are Hungry for Changes in Food Service. N.p., 1 Apr. 2015. Web. 09 May 2016. .

[3] Galewitz, Phil. "Hospitals Offer Better Food As Patient Satisfaction Becomes More Important Under Federal Health Law." Kaiser Health News Hospitals Offer Better Food As Patient Satisfaction Becomes More Important Under Federal Health Law Comments. N.p., 24 June 2013. Web. 09 May 2016. .

[4] Tolliver, Michael V. "Hospitals Are Hungry for Changes in Food Service." Hospitals Are Hungry for Changes in Food Service. N.p., 1 Apr. 2015. Web. 09 May 2016. .

[5] Ibid
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Copyright ©2017

Tags:
Categories:

5 comment(s) so far...


Gravatar

Re: Healthcare Dining and Hospital Cafeteria Food

Best hospitals offers you the best medical services by following the guidelines instructed by top authority of local government.

By TOP 10 HOSPITALS on   3/29/2017 3:37 AM
Gravatar

Studies

A few office have even embrace a reproduction like that of accommodation room advantage with an notice on splendor, foreword and turning into a rest people require to eat.

By Buy Assignment on   4/7/2017 1:02 AM
Gravatar

Re: Healthcare Dining and Hospital Cafeteria Food

Superbly composed posting, if only all bloggers given identical material when you, the world wide web might be a much more effective area..

By Instagram likes instantly on   4/26/2017 12:38 PM
Gravatar

Re: Healthcare Dining and Hospital Cafeteria Food

I would want to thanks for your efforts you might have created in producing this post. I'm hoping the identical very best get the job done from you sooner or later as well..

By free xbox account with games on   5/4/2017 8:45 AM
Gravatar

Re: Healthcare Dining and Hospital Cafeteria Food

Dietary supply for the patients for outdoor and indoor should be safe of contagious diseases.There are many ways for providing a high quality dietary foods in a hospital.It is essential to know about the tips on how to prevent those contagious diseases in a hospital

By custom writing help with WritingDaddy on   5/11/2017 3:24 AM

Your name:
Gravatar Preview
Your email:
(Optional) Email used only to show Gravatar.
Your website:
Title:
Comment:
Add Comment   Cancel 
  A-K
T-Z
  0-2
    3-7
8-9
 
   
� Hoffmaster Group, Inc    2920 N. Main St.  Oshkosh, WI 54901   1.800.327.9774SitemapPrivacy Statement