Food Safety

Peter Cayan

Foodservice and the Healthcare Satisfaction Index – Four Things You Need to Get Right

By Peter Cayan, Vice President Supply Chain and Nutrition Consulting First in a series of periodic blog posts based on the Intalere Illuminated Path Podcast Series Today, foodservice in a hospital is a support service function. Think of it as a hotel. You go to a hotel, you stay at a hotel, the housekeeping and […]

National Nutrition Month – Combating Malnutrition

By Jessica Marchand, RD, LDN, and Roseann Hoeye, MBA, RD, LD; Directors, Intalere Nutrition & Environmental Services  In 1974, the article “Skeleton in the Hospital Closet,” by the late Charles E. Butterworth, Jr., M.D., called attention to the existence of malnutrition in our nation’s hospitals. While it’s been more than 40 years since this article […]

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 […]

Food Safety Best Practices: “Taking Action to Avoid a Reaction” – National Food Safety Month – Sept. 2013

“Taking Action to Avoid a Reaction” Food Safety Best Practices:   Be Safe, Don’t Cross Contaminate – Preventing Food Allergy Reactions By Roseann Hoeye, Director, Nutrition and Environmental Services, Intalere Each year millions of Americans experience allergic reactions to foods, often while they are away from home. Food allergies occur when the person’s immune system reacts […]