BRAND REDUCTION, BETTER PRODUCT: PURCHASING MOVES SAVE UCLA MED. CTR. 10% ON COMMODITIES
- Soap Box. // FoodService Director;09/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p44
Presents how food service operators recall unprofitable items. Elimination of a reimbursable meal; Balancing of food and labor cost through the menu; Creation of concepts with less expensive items.
- 5 rules of speed-shopping. // Men's Health;Apr95, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p118
Presents tips on how to practice speedy grocery shopping. Advice from John Mack Carter, author of `The 10-Minute Shopper'; Making an organized list; Selecting produce; Shop with a partner; Shop at the non-peak times; Ordering groceries via the computer; Delivery services.
- Enough talk. Kaufman, Leslie; McGinn, Daniel // Newsweek;8/18/1997, Vol. 130 Issue 7, p48
Looks at unconventional tools that marketing companies are using to extract precious insights into the habits of the United States consumer. Crayola crayons and collages; Home surveillance; Staff to live with host consumers; Ambush research.
- `Meltdown'. Larson, Laurie // AHA News;4/29/96, Vol. 32 Issue 17, p7
Reports on the financial recovery of Los Angeles County + University of Southern California (LAC + USC) Medical Center from a near-closure in 1996. Final approval of a waiver of federal Medicaid requirements; Medical services provided by LAC + USC to county residents; Staff population and...
- UCLA Med. Ctr. revises tray prep. // FoodService Director;07/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p2
States that the Santa Monica/UCLA Medical Center has eliminated its tray-line. How the current tray system will work; Comments from Marie DeGuzman-Latin, director of hospitality support services; Benefits of the system to hospital staff.
- Budget cuts could doom County-USC. Kertesz, Louise; Goldstein, Marc Alan // Modern Healthcare;6/26/95, Vol. 25 Issue 26, p5
Reports on Los Angeles County Chief Administrative Officer Sally Reed's proposal to close Los Angeles County+University of Southern California Medical Center to help meet the county's budget deficit for fiscal year 1995 beginning July 1. Coalition of privet hospitals' meeting to find an...
- Emergency room, save thyself. Streisand, Betsy // U.S. News & World Report;7/10/95, Vol. 119 Issue 2, p13
Reports on plans by budget cutters to close Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center (LAC-USC). Reasons given as to why the hospital facility should be closed; Services that this hospital provides for its patrons.
- USC studies impact of closings. McBride, Susan H. // Ophthalmology Times;07/15/96, Vol. 21 Issue 20, p22
Reports on the implications of closing a county medical facility to patients. Findings by the Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center; Alternate means of care.
- Digital docs. R.G. // Electronic Design;05/17/99, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p48D
Focuses on a virtual hospital that will be built at the University of California, Los Angeles' Medical Center. Design of the physical structure by architect I.M. Pei; Palm sized devices to be carried by doctors and nurses; High-tech flat panel displays to be installed in the patient rooms;...