Gifford Hospital adds room service

April 2007
FoodService Director;4/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p6
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The article reports that Gifford Medical Center has added a room service program that offers patients meals which are made to order. Room service is available from 11 in the morning to 6 in the afternoon to patients in the Howell Pavilion medical/surgical unit, the Transitional Care rehabilitation unit and the Birthing Center. There are seven menus available, written to reflect different diets.


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