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May
2021

Comments off Improving hospital patients’ nutrition: New technologies and innovations

Today 20–50% of hospital patients are affected by malnutrition, closely linked to poor patient outcomes and high costs. Dietary intake monitoring can help to prevent or correct malnutrition, but the busy working schedule of hospital staff, and patients’ sometimes poor recollection of what they ate in hospital, are counterproductive to an effective system. The very promising results of putting the task – as well as the responsibility – of intake tracking squarely in the patient’s hands, and supporting this with the right, easy-to-adopt and easy-to-use technology, are described in the work of Dr Shelley Roberts and her team of researchers. Delegate are proud to have been supporting Dr Shelley Roberts on...
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May
2021

Comments off Improving hospital patients’ nutrition: New technologies and innovations

At Gelderse Vallei hospital the focus in patient care is on nutrition, exercise and sleep. We believe it is important to offer our patients healthy and balanced nutrition in order to maintain or even better, improve their nutritional status, which in turn speeds up their recovery time. For years, patients have been screened for the risk of malnutrition during the hospital admittance process. Malnutrition screening was completed using the SNAQ-malnutrition screening tool for adults and growth curves and the STRONGkids-malnutrition tool for children. Optimizing the nutritional status plays a very important role in recovery during and after illness. Before Gelderse Vallei had an electronic food service system, a...
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May
2021

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REMINDER! “Improving hospital patients’ nutrition: New technologies and innovations” Webinar on Wednesday 16th June 2021 @ 09:00 CET, sponsored by Delegate is fast approaching. Today 20–50% of hospital patients are affected by malnutrition, closely linked to poor patient outcomes and high costs. Dietary intake monitoring can help to prevent or correct malnutrition, but the busy working schedule of hospital staff, and patients’ sometimes poor recollection of what they ate in hospital, are counterproductive to an effective system. Join Dr Shelley Roberts as she shares over 4 years of research findings of putting the task – as well as the responsibility – of intake tracking squarely in the patient’s...
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May
2021

Comments off Delegate Australia is now an IHHC Platinum Supporter!

Delegate Australia is thrilled to be taking our association with the Institute of Hospitality in HealthCare (IHHC) to the next level in becoming a Platinum Supporter! Contributing to this important group of passionate industry leaders who support one another in achieving the common goal of providing quality Support Services in Healthcare is our pleasure and privilege. We are so proud to be taking our association with IHHC to the next level, with such a motivated group that share essential information, learn from each other and form positive relationships to assist with developing individuals in their roles and improving the services they deliver. The whole Delegate Team is looking forward to continue sharing...
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May
2021

Comments off “You don’t have the manpower to run a fully-fledged food-service-system!”

For Critical Access Hospitals, manpower is at a premium. You need to make do with what you have, while still being compared to the quality and service of any other hospital, no matter how big or small. Most likely, you do not have spare FTEs to manage/support a fully-fledged food service software application, which can set you back when wanting the best for your patients.   Enter: Stella Stella’s Critical Access Hospital Food Service Solution (CAHFSS) has been specifically designed for Critical Access Hospitals like yours! ✓ No coding Allergens or Diet Info ✓ No manual input ✓ No administrative work book a demo now Stella’s CAHFSS Packages are easy to set-up and do not require any software...
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Apr
2021

Comments off “Your facility is too small for a fully-fledged food service system!”

For Critical Access Hospitals, we know that food service department budgets are normally very tight. You need to make do with what you have while still being compared to the quality and service of any other hospital no matter how big or small they are. You probably feel like you do not have spare budget to implement a fully-fledged food service software application! BUT there is a solution!   Enter: Stella Stella’s Critical Access Hospital Food Service Solution (CAHFSS) has been specifically designed for Critical Access Hospitals like yours! ✓ Patient Menus change automatically & include holiday specials ✓ No coding Allergens or Diet Info ✓ No manual input ✓ No administrative work book a demo...
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Apr
2021

Comments off Be a Food-Service Superhero

Read how Delegates Release 15.20 adds to your superhero powers!   Spend quality time with your patients, not with your food service system! Patient Service Manager, Food Service Manager During conversational ordering with your patient, either in a room-service call centre scenario or at the patient’s bedside, finding the patients food choice amongst the multitude of options you have available can be difficult. This distracts you from you patient as you are solely are focused on the software. Delegate helps you to focus on your patients with a new and easy way to search as you type. This speeds up the process, giving you more face-time with your patients. Want to know more? Contact us!...
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Apr
2021

Comments off Improving hospital patients’ nutrition: New technologies and innovations

DON’T MISS OUT Final chance to Register for the USA Webinar! “Improving hospital patients’ nutrition: New technologies and innovations” Webinar on 6th May 2021 @3pm EST, sponsored by Delegate is just around the corner, have you registered? If not, why not? Join Dr Shelley Roberts and special guest speaker Sheryl Lozicki as they share their research, knowledge and experience of how NUTRI-TEC can help you! Objectives: ✓ You will be able to define the key elements of Patient Centered care ✓ Understand how Patient Centered care parameters enhance clinical nutrition and food service operations. ✓ Learn strategies on how to use technology to promote patient engagement in nutrition. ✓ The ability to...
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Apr
2021

Comments off Improving hospital patients’ nutrition: New technologies and innovations

Today 20–50% of hospital patients are affected by malnutrition, closely linked to poor patient outcomes and high costs. Dietary intake monitoring can help to prevent or correct malnutrition, but the busy working schedule of hospital staff, and patients’ sometimes poor recollection of what they ate in hospital, are counterproductive to an effective system. The very promising results of putting the task – as well as the responsibility – of intake tracking squarely in the patient’s hands, and supporting this with the right, easy-to-adopt and easy-to-use technology, are described in the work of Dr Shelley Roberts and her team of researchers. Delegate are proud to have been supporting Dr Shelley Roberts on...
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Apr
2021

Comments off Is your patient at risk of consuming non-compliant food due to manual processes?

Providing the right food is a key component for your patient’s quick recovery. However, the wrong food choice can have a significant, negative impact on patients and hospitals. Planned surgeries will need to be rescheduled, leading to additional costs and stress to both patients and staff, along with bad press and potential lawsuits. Even a single occurrence of such a complication can turn out to be extremely costly, both monetarily and for your reputation!  The risk to patients can be even higher in hospitals like yours, as often your employees are multi-tasking, leading to possible errors and oversights.   Enter Stella Stella’s Critical Access Hospital Food Service Solution (CAHFSS) has been...