Monthly Archives: March 2014

Four Must-Have Measurements for Effective Foodservice Performance

By Peter Cayan Senior Director, Nutrition Specialists Intalere In my last blog, I mentioned that national healthcare reform continues to drive less available dollars with a laser-focus emphasis on measureable quality patient outcomes. Healthcare nutrition and food professionals will continue to play out a balancing act of economic and satisfaction measures to help shape their […]

Value-Based Purchasing – Staying Focused on a Moving Target

  By Lori Pilla Vice President, Clinical Advantage and Supply Chain Optimization Intalere Healthcare providers will once again need to adjust, learn and understand as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) raises expectations on quality and patient perception of care measures for 2015.  Changes for FY 2015 will include: –Twenty-six measures, up from […]

National Nutrition Month: Balancing Economic and Satisfaction Measures

By Peter Cayan Senior Director, Nutrition Specialists Intalere This year healthcare food and nutrition professionals celebrate National Nutrition Month® (NNM) by advocating the importance of making sound food choices and sustaining balanced eating and physical habits. At the center of this campaign is the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly known as the American Dietetic […]