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By host on 9/24/2010 12:42 PM
We live in an on-demand world. Anytime from a number of different devices like smart phones, laptops, or televisions, we can access...

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By host on 9/17/2010 12:29 PM
We all know the hospital foodservice landscape has changed dramatically in recent years. The competition for not only healthcare dollars, but for consumer dining dollars as well has increased in recent years...
By host on 9/2/2010 9:36 AM

 One of the biggest challenges to selling anything is making your potential customers aware of your products and services. If your customers aren’t aware of what you offer they aren’t likely to even open the door to your facility let alone make a purchase.

By host on 8/26/2010 2:31 PM
We live in a world full of benchmarks and rankings. Consumers use them to compare the latest gadgets. Parents and policy makers rely on them to assess schools and other public institutions, and sports fans like them for help in sizing up their favorite teams. But what about when rankings are used at the office for appraising staff performance?

It's often assumed that employees who are benchmarked...
By host on 8/10/2010 8:53 AM
Today many hospitals are continuing to grow and expand the offered services and amenities. Hospitals are not only providing patient meals but also a food venue for staff, customers, and visitors. Most of the modern food service facilities include multiple food and beverage outlet options including...
By host on 8/3/2010 8:25 AM

This weekend as I was reflecting about the United States and what sets it apart from other countries in the world.  I started to think  about a session that I attended while out the Association for Healthcare Foodservice annual conference.

By host on 7/21/2010 9:42 AM
 For many people, the word “cafeteria” invokes images of generic meals, plastic trays, and long sterile tables found in so many outdated facilities across the country. However many Foodservice Directors are changing their image to a more upscale retail environment, especially in many medical facilities. For example, many operators are developing grab-n-go kiosks, offering premium cold and hot beverages,...
By host on 7/7/2010 2:38 PM
The current environment for healthcare foodservice professionals is challenging. Every director is tasked to do more with less but still produce profitable results. Today’s foodservice director must wear many hats and be an expert in many different aspects of the business. Your institution must provide quality service not only to patients but also visitors, guest and employees.

In order to stay...
By host on 6/28/2010 3:17 PM
Reading a discussion in the Healthcare Executives Network supported my ideas about a brand. YOU need to have the goods or services you represent give the aha moments and the wow experience to be successful. If you want people to remember and have the positive experience of your product, organization, procedure, etc..then give them a reason. I have worked with companies, departments and have stressed...
By host on 6/28/2010 10:20 AM
The Health Blog invites you to take a break from your worries over rising health costs and complex reform plans. Ponder, instead, a simpler health issue: The humble hospital gown.

A story in this morning’s WSJ calls it “one of the least loved aspects of American medicine,” and describes a few of the efforts to find an alternative.

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