Tag Archives: CBORD Explains

CBORD Explains: FNS Version Numbers

This is an important announcement for Foodservice Suite®, Nutrition Service Suite®, and NetMenu® licensees. Explaining Version Numbers We’re changing the way we number versions of our system releases to make it easier to identify the age of the system. We are confident this will help everyone better understand and identify versions, and make it easier

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CBORD Explains: Logging In to CBORD.com

The CBORD® website is divided into two areas: www.cbord.com for public-facing content, and client.cbord.com for current customers to access support pages and contacts, technical information, listservs, and other content that would only be relevant to people already using CBORD systems. The “client side” of our website requires CBORD customers to log in to view that

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CBORD Explains: SaaS

In one of our recent eNews articles we unpacked the differences between a system interface and system integration and noted a common problem we all face: confusion among technical terms. This is understandable, of course, so many of them sound so similar. Another challenge most people face with the rapid advancements of technology is the

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CBORD Explains: Allergens, Interfaces, and Actionable Data

Medical and information technologies advance in tandem. The methods used to record and report patient information are as significant as the clinical diagnostic systems which identify a patient’s illness. Healthcare decisions are made based upon “actionable data” that is reported accurately and quickly. What is the most important aspect of data? Is it what is

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CBORD Explains: Interface and Integration

It is undeniable that the rapid advancements of technology are something that demands we develop a working knowledge of technology and how we use it. The key to staying informed about the nature of technology is to understand the basic structure of technical systems and their applications in order to understand how they are connected

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CBORD Explains Point of Sale Interface: What the Interface Can Do For You

A growing trend in the healthcare food service industry is a transition from a focus on patient meals to retail meals. The data speaks for itself; since 2000 patient meals have dropped from a 70% focus to 30%, whereas retail meals have jumped from 30% to 70%. On average retail meals increased 20% at healthcare

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CBORD Explains: Why You Should Monitor Data Service

The CBORD Data Service is a component within the application architecture situated above the database and below the presentation layer (as in the web server). It is present in CBORD's web-based food systems, e.g., NetMenu®, Room Service Choice®, Room Service Concero®, CBORD C-StoreTM, and NetHIMSTM. The data service pulls from the database, manipulates data, and

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CBORD Explains: Participatory Medicine

Participatory medicine is a model of medical care that aims to close the gap between the healthcare provider and the patient through collaboration and patient engagement in their own health plan. This model requires equal access to all of the patient data and equal rights in the decision-making process, understanding that the collective knowledge of

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CBORD Explains: Making the Most of Your Service Menus

Uncertainty creates waste. But getting to a comfortable place in your operation where you have collected trustworthy data with which you can accurately forecast is a feat. One of the more underutilized data sets is your daily service menu—which is a powerful data set that supports a more sustainable and efficient dining program. Celebrating accurate

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CBORD Explains: “The Final Rule” for Food Labeling

The FDA's Menu Labeling Final Rule: Food Labeling, Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants and Similar Food, or the "Final Rule," calls for restaurants to have the amount of calories in menu options available for customers. Restaurants can print that information on a menu or display it on a menu board. There are

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