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New e-book offers guidance on reopening campus

Strategic planning is critical for colleges and universities to reopen this fall. While preparations have been underway for some time, many institutions are still unsure how and when they will reopen and how life on campus will look. That’s where we can help. Our higher education team recently published a comprehensive guide to aid colleges

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Tools You Can Use for Healthcare Foodservice Safety

With the challenges brought by the global COVID-19 pandemic, CBORD is continuing to assist its customers make adjustments to operations during this time. We're collecting and creating resources, including free webinars, e-books, how-to training videos, to help you adapt your operations as needed. Live Webinars Leveraging Technology: The New Normal in Healthcare On-Demand Webinars Engaging

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Offer healthier dining options to your campus community

Physical distancing in dining will be part of the new norm on higher education campuses moving forward. As you look to reopen, measures need to be put in place to ensure the campus community stays healthy and safe. Offer Dine-in Reservations for On Campus Locations On June 3, we hosted a webinar introducing the idea

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Safer card issuance with online photo upload and pickup reservations

Our world has changed. The way we operate and do business has changed. The way the way we interact and communicate with each other has changed. And for higher education, the way we deliver services to the campus community is continuing to change. A significant shift for card offices is to a virtual summer orientation,

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The Effects of COVID-19 in Long-Term Care

Things look very different today than they did more than two months ago when COVID-19 swept across this nation. Preparedness plans have long since been executed, revamped, and revised. Safety measures are active, and creative solutions have been implemented to better protect patients and staff during a global pandemic that has now claimed nearly 100,000

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Get to Know CS Gold 8: Webinar Questions Answered

Webinar Questions and Answers CS Gold 8 has arrived! We recently hosted a webinar introducing new features and functionalities in the newly released revision of CS Gold. We couldn't get to all of your questions during the webinar, so here are answers provided by our product and development teams.   Can you explain the significance

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Higher Education – Supporting You Through COVID-19

Colleges and universities across the nation are facing unprecedented circumstances, with most being forced to close campus and transition to remote learning mid-semester. While many students have another home to go to, there are thousands across the country who have nowhere else to go. As a result, university staff must create new procedures and ways

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Menu Planning During COVID-19

Top Reasons for Simplifying Menus During Pandemics

During this pandemic, many hospital food service operations are serving more patients than usual while also experiencing loss of staff and limited supplies. Simplifying your menus is one operational adjustment you can make that will help. Hear from CBORD experts Dawn Kelly, RD, professional services consultant, and Peter Kornbrust, MS, RD, senior implementation manager, as they

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Top 5 Considerations for Campus Housing

Top 5 Considerations for University Housing Programs Right Now Sarah Hardy, housing product owner for CBORD shares her thoughts.  If your campus is closing, where will your on-campus residents live? There are so many questions that come to mind with students who must remain on campus. Do they have internet access at their place of

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Campus Foodservice Resources for COVID-19

University dining programs are shifting operations to meet the needs of students left on or near campus. On-Demand Webinars Feeding Students Part 1: A look at how universities are shifting food production and processes from eat-in to delivery and takeout. Feeding Students Part 2: Do you have students struggling with food insecurity. See how partnering

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Address Housing Needs During COVID-19

As housing and residential life leaders, you're facing immediate challenges in response to COVID-19. We're compiling relevant content to help inform and educate you, as well as share best practices among our campus community. Read our blog post covering the top 5 considerations for housing staff. On-Demand Webinars How University Housing is Helping Hospitals: Are

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Turnkey Solutions for Multi-Site Food Service Operations

Choosing a Solution for Multi-Site Foodservice

Your health system is expanding again, adding eight hospitals and two long-term care facilities to its network. What impact will expansion have on your food service operation? While it’s good news for the health system, you know it means you will have at least 10 new food service systems to manage and support. And each

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Free HE Connect Workshops Enter Their Third Year

Higher Ed Connect kicks off its third year in February at Clemson University! These free regional workshops have been held in various forms through the years but took shape as an annual spring event in 2018. The purpose of Connect events is to provide a mid-year update on CBORD technology, development efforts, and new partnerships.

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CBORD Patient App

How to Take Your Patient Meal Ordering to the Next Level

Hospitals are increasingly investing in modernizing their foodservice operations. Beyond an effort to streamline processes, drive down costs and eliminate inefficiencies, they are also looking for ways to improve quality of care and patient satisfaction. Hospitals on the leading edge are leveraging technology to provide an optimized patient experience through meal-ordering software. When hospitals choose

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UGC 2019: Celebrating 40 Year of Excellence

Thank you to all who attended CBORD’s 40th Annual User Group Conference in Orlando, Florida! This year’s conference was a huge success. More than 500 attendees joined more than 90 CBORD team members for four days of education, networking, and fun.   Excellence Awards Videos During the Awards Dinner, we debuted videos celebrating the achievements

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enhance POS operations

Enhance Your Point-of-Sale Operation

Your dining operation is at the center of your healthcare campus community. It’s an integral part of a hospital’s ecosystem, serving a diverse customer base of employees, physicians, patient guests, visitors, and more. And, meal times can be hectic. Hungry patrons, especially your employees, are often rushing between tasks to grab a meal and are

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CBORD's Room Service Makes a Difference

Room Service Makes a Difference

As an increasing number of hospitals adopt a room service model for patient meals, the benefits are becoming clear to see. Giving patients some choice in what and when they eat leads to higher satisfaction ratings, as well as less food waste and lower food costs. A study in the Journal of the Academy of

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CBORD Analytics

Unlocking the Power of Your Data

Whether you’re forecasting for the future, looking to identify your hospital’s foodservice strengths, or building your continuous improvement strategy, tracking your data and understanding that data will better position your operation to pinpoint avoidable outcomes and make data-driven decisions. In today’s ever changing and competitive environment, many hospitals are struggling to keep pace with accelerating

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Campus Card Innovations for a Thriving Student Experience

The campus ID card has served as the epicenter of activity at colleges and universities for decades. Though the technology behind it has changed through the years, the purpose remains the same: Provide access to campus services and amenities. Convenience and access translate to experience, and creating a great student experience is essential for schools

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Congratulations to the 2019 Excellence Awards Winners

It’s our pleasure to announce the winners of this year’s CBORD Excellence Awards. These organizations and individuals represent the best ideas from our CBORD community, transforming how people work, grow, and succeed. One CBORD Riverside Health, Newport News, VA Riverside Health exemplifies integrated planning and foresight by linking CBORD systems across acute care, skilled nursing,

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CBORD Advancements in Healthcare Foodservice

Advancements in Healthcare Foodservice

Foodservice operations have come a long way thanks to technology. The exponential rate of advancement took off in the 1990s and hasn’t stopped. Everywhere you look in most dining operations these days, you will find signs of technology at work: touchscreen point-of-sale terminals, kitchen display systems, self-serve kiosks for ordering, software systems, automation, and more.

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Hospitals are Cashing in on Cashless

Nationwide the healthcare industry is cashing in on cashless, making the switch from registers to cashless payment solutions over past preferred methods including debit and credit cards. It’s a trend that’s gained momentum and is becoming common place in the modern hospital network for managed foodservice facilities including hospital cafeterias and retirement dining rooms. Cashless

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CBORD helps reduce food waste in foodservice operations

Reducing Food Waste in Healthcare Foodservice

Food waste is a key challenge for healthcare operations, and the pressure is on to reduce it. According to Sustainability Roadmap for Hospitals, a program of the American Hospital Association, an estimated 2.5 million pounds of food waste is produced in U.S. hospitals and health systems each day. Discarding food on such a large scale

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Questions Answered from Modern Makeover: The New GET CBORD Student

Webinar Questions and Answers GET CBORD Student is undergoing a major overhaul. We recently hosted a webinar debuting the new design of the mobile application and discussing  new features and functionalities that will be rolled out this year. We couldn't get to all of your questions during the webinar, so here are answers provided by Rob

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4 Tips for Managing a Successful Foodservice Operation

The complexities of managing a hospital foodservice operation are vast. From menu planning, equipment, food and materials, finances and staff resources, health systems are re-examining their facilities and the types of services provided to meet patients’ demands. Medical institutions, both large and small, have transitioned from traditional foodservice models; many are now utilizing technology in

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Hotel-Style Room Service at the Prince Charles Hospital, Queensland

Excellent reporting on the benefits of hospital room service from 9 News in Queensland, Australia. Patients eat what they want, when they want at Prince Charles Hospital. The foodservice department processes 1,200 orders each day in their new call centre. Meals are delivered to patients within 45 minutes of ordering. Prince Charles Hospital invested over

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Announcing the 2019 Excellence Awards Nominees

It’s our pleasure to announce this year’s nominees for the annual CBORD Excellence Awards. These individuals and organizations represent the best ideas from our CBORD community, transforming how people work, grow, and succeed. Nominations were submitted by co-workers, colleagues, and leaders who recognize the special contribution these nominees have made in advancing knowledge and creating

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Healthcare Connect Ohio

CBORD is Coming to Ohio State Wexner Medical Center in Columbus!   We’re rolling out a new event in 2019! Healthcare Connect is a one-day conference bringing together foodservice professionals from hospitals around your region. Meet with peers and the CBORD team to discuss relevant industry topics ranging from: Patient Expectations and Innovation The Patient

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Healthcare Connect Victoria

CBORD is Coming to St Vincent’s Private Hospital Fitzroy in Melbourne, Australia!   Join the CBORD team for a one-day conference bringing together foodservice and nutritional professionals from hospitals around your region. Meet with your peers and our CBORD team to discuss relevant industry topics. The agenda is yet to be decided but it will

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Introducing the CBORD Community Forum

You're Invited! We’ve been working on an exciting new project, the CBORD Community Forum. What is it? The CBORD Community Forum is intended to promote customer engagement and facilitate conversations around CBORD-related topics. It allows CBORD customers to create and participate in discussions with peers and colleagues around the world. Most importantly, it gives community

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Hopeful college student

New e-book offers guidance on reopening campus

Strategic planning is critical for colleges and universities to reopen this fall. While preparations have been underway for some time, many institutions are still unsure how and when they will reopen and how life on campus will look. That’s where we can help. Our higher education team recently published a ...
Read More

Tools You Can Use for Healthcare Foodservice Safety

With the challenges brought by the global COVID-19 pandemic, CBORD is continuing to assist its customers make adjustments to operations during this time. We're collecting and creating resources, including free webinars, e-books, how-to training videos, to help you adapt your operations as needed. Live Webinars Leveraging Technology: The New Normal ...
Read More

Offer healthier dining options to your campus community

Physical distancing in dining will be part of the new norm on higher education campuses moving forward. As you look to reopen, measures need to be put in place to ensure the campus community stays healthy and safe. Offer Dine-in Reservations for On Campus Locations On June 3, we hosted ...
Read More

Safer card issuance with online photo upload and pickup reservations

Our world has changed. The way we operate and do business has changed. The way the way we interact and communicate with each other has changed. And for higher education, the way we deliver services to the campus community is continuing to change. A significant shift for card offices is ...
Read More

The Effects of COVID-19 in Long-Term Care

Things look very different today than they did more than two months ago when COVID-19 swept across this nation. Preparedness plans have long since been executed, revamped, and revised. Safety measures are active, and creative solutions have been implemented to better protect patients and staff during a global pandemic that ...
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