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Hospital Food

From Farm to Patient: How One Medical Facility is Rethinking Hospital Food

NationSwell | Posted 06.24.2015 | Impact
NationSwell

The words "hospital food" usually inspire thoughts of rubbery jello and syrupy fruit cups. But the St. Luke's University Health Network in Easton, Pa. is doing its best to change that. In the fall of 2013, it teamed up with the Rodale Institute.

Collaboration Creates Health-Focused, Healing Menu Options for Oncology Patients

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 06.10.2015 | Impact
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Coming together to start the discussion is the first step. Hospitals, doctors, registered dietitians, chefs, patients, and family members all need to be involved. Progress will follow and hopefully programs like these will become the new normal.

Customer Service Trumps Health at a Top-Rated Hospital

Ilene Fischer | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Ilene Fischer

I too sacrificed my health by devoting most of my waking hours to my company. But I am now returning to the things that have nurtured me in the past, including exercise, meditation, and nutritional food.

Climate Change Impacting Food Supply...But Health Care Serves Up Solutions

Health Care Without Harm | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Health Care Without Harm

By Michelle Gottlieb and Lucia Sayre Gottlieb and Sayre co-coordinate the Healthy Food in Health Care Program for Health Care Without Harm. Sayre is ...

Beyond The Edible Schoolyard: Senior Citizens and the Quality Food Quagmire

Elissa Altman | Posted 12.25.2011 | Home
Elissa Altman

The quality of food fed to seniors by assisted living facilities and senior centers will continue to plummet unless we begin to place the same level of importance and social value in what and how we feed them as we do our children.

PBS's 'This Emotional Life': The Hospital Menu in the Modern Age

Craig Garner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Craig Garner

Medical technology has made dramatic leaps in the past hundred and fifty years. Oddly, one aspect of the hospital stay has remained surprisingly constant -- the menu.

Heston Blumenthal And Scientists Tackling Hospital Food

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Hospital food designed to appeal to the taste buds of the elderly has been launched by TV chef Heston Blumenthal and a team of scientists. The celebri...