The Need for
Hospital Foodservice Technology
Today's healthcare landscape is continually changing. With more hospitals being acquired by larger health systems due to rising operational costs, all departments – including healthcare foodservice – must be fiscally conscious and focused on efficiency. As a result, healthcare foodservice automation becomes imperative to operational success.
Changes in the healthcare industry have trickled down to foodservice because of the influence of patient satisfaction scores and readmission rates on reimbursements. Meaning departments not only play an important role in providing patients with quality food and exceptional care, but must also do so while remaining cost-effective.
How can foodservice do it all?
By Optimizing Resources.
If the goal is increased efficiency and intentional use of limited funds, then leveraging data to make decisions is key. Things like cost per recipe and lost trays can all factor into departments spending more money than necessary and must be tracked effectively ensure proper use of the healthcare food budget. These key items, along with many others, are only available to staff when healthcare foodservice automation is involved.
Hospitals can cut foodservice costs at multiple areas of the supply chain, standardize data, streamline workflow, and reallocate time back to patients using advanced technology. Computrition's software offers functionality to meet the unique needs of healthcare foodservice departments.