NJ medical center streamlines patient menus
- Digitized program: Order system saves 4 FTEs at NJ Hospital. // FoodService Director;06/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p28
Reports that the Paterson, New Jersey-based Saint Joseph's Medical Center has streamlined patient menus by adding a new diet information system. Use of digitized machines.
- The perfect fit. Morrissey, John // Modern Healthcare;5/06/96, Vol. 26 Issue 19, p56
Discusses various aspects of hospitals' computerization of patient scheduling. Widening of the arena of care beyond hospitals; Reliance on moving patients around a scattered and diverse healthcare system; Promise to payers of a seamless system of coordinated care for healthcare systems' insured...
- Machines need to know the rules. Morrissey, John // Modern Healthcare;5/06/96, Vol. 26 Issue 19, p62
Looks at the hardware and software requirements that must be met by health facilities in patient scheduling programs. Need for a thorough awareness of the personnel, facilities, equipment and supplies available at any one time; Functions of a sophisticated software of a scheduling system;...
- MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM MONITORING: TOWARDS SIMPLIFYING A COMPLEX TASK. Durbin, Janet; Prendergast, Peter; Dewa, Carolyn S.; Rush, Brian; Cooke, Robert G. // Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal;Winter2003, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p249
Finding measures that can assess areas of expected program impact, provide valid results, and be easily integrated into routine program practices is a significant challenge. This paper is intended to assist program staff by providing an accessible inventory of measures appropriate for routine...
- A Useful Activity-Tracking Tool. Sallis, Robert E.; Wilkinson, William J. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Oct2003, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p18
Step counters are one of the most helpful tools that we use to promote physical activity. They are used to assess activity levels at baseline, help increase patient awareness of activity, set goals, and monitor progress. It's easy to track the patient's activity level, because they can record...
- MinuteClinic takes aim at chronic conditions. // Chain Drug Review;4/26/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p4
The article reports on the health condition monitoring services for patients with chronic diseases offered at the MinuteClinic division of the pharmaceutical firm CVS Caremark Corp. in the U.S.
- Digital health tools are a proven ally to patients. // Asian Pacific Post;3/20/2014, p8
The article discusses the benefits of using digital health tools in the management and monitoring of chronic health conditions.
- Better health care with fewer nurses. // IIE Solutions;Apr2001, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p8
Reports on the decision of Wisconsin-based firm Aurora Health Care to develop a computer-based system that will help nurses in patient care. Discussion on the decreasing number of nurses in hospitals; Views on patient monitoring; Features and capacity of the health-record sharing device.
- Hospitals' Pledge Yields Results. // FoodService Director;8/15/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p12
The article presents the result of a report on food service at healthcare facilities in the U.S. which was conducted in May 2008 by Health Care Without Harm (HCWH). According to HCWC, healthcare facilities are taking steps toward becoming more sustainable and at the same time provide healthier...