Chef Joshua Kim quietly enjoys helping feed others in need of healthy food. The COVID-19 pandemic has given him an opportunity to do just that.
"The scientific facts about the health benefits of vegetarian and vegan diets are clear. People following these diets are healthier and often live longer." Learn more from our Dietitian, Sheetal Parikh in this blog post.
Morrison Healthcare created Market on the Move to directly address the challenges facing foodservice amid COVID-19. The program enlists food carts that stock health-conscious food and bring variety straight to those working on the hospital floors. By design, these carts are mobile allowing Market on the Move to serve more people in more places. UK HealthCare was one of the first hospital systems to implement the program.
"I'm able to directly impact their well-being through the Power of Food," says Morrison Healthcare Traveling Chef, Awo Amenumey.
As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues to spread across the country, our teams are finding new ways to use The Power of FoodTM to comfort and nourish patients and caregivers. This journey has led us to share best practices that can help guide healthcare foodservice operations.
Hospital experiences - from the food and nutrition to the overall cleanliness of the facility - are directly impacted by the work of Crothall and Compass One Healthcare. Consider joining the team today!
Nurses are on the frontlines. Whether fighting a pandemic or providing compassionate care to a patient, nurses are the foundation of our healthcare system. Through their work, they face unique challenges. Learn how Morrison Healthcare is helping.
More than 37 million Americans struggle with hunger – and that number could easily grow because of the COVID-19 virus. Americans typically waste approximately 40 percent of the food we produce, which is why donating food is the right thing to do.
In healthcare, foodservice plays a vital role in the health and recovery of patients, but in a time of crisis, we need to put additional emphasis on the wellness of our Morrison Healthcare team members. By making a concerted effort to care for individuals, managers have an opportunity to make a measurable impact on the mental health of our teams.
To show our appreciation to hospital workers treating patients with the COVID-19 virus, Morrison Healthcare teamed up with the Miami Marlins Home Plate Meals for Heroes, Coca-Cola and several other food vendors for this special event. And, after days of ordering food and working with suppliers, it paid off. When delivering meals to nurses and others late into the night, Addonisio says the feeling of satisfaction is unlike any he’s ever experienced.