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Open Call for Product Enhancements

Your Chance to Influence Future Product Development   All customers with a CBORD account login are invited to submit product enhancement suggestions starting September 10 and continuing until September 26, 2018. Each community member may submit up to 5 enhancement suggestions in each Product Group. Click “Like” on each enhancement suggestion you feel deserves attention—especially

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CBORD by the Numbers: Self-Service Meal Ordering

A recent study published in the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics compared patients ordering meals via a paper menu (PM) to patients using an electronic Bedside Meal Ordering System (BMOS). Those using the BMOS saw a significant increase in receiving the food they ordered, as well as being able to choose food they liked.

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A Growing Body of Research Shows Meal Ordering Technology Improves Patient Intake

Three recently-published studies provide further evidence of the benefits achievable when hospitals employ technology in patient food service. CBORD innovations such as Room Service Choice and the CBORD Patient app are expected to play a larger role as hospitals begin to rethink how they receive and deliver patient meal orders. It is now becoming evident

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The Mater Hospital Honoured for New Meal Time Initiative Which Raised Patient Satisfaction Scores by 20%

The Mater Hospital from the St Vincent’s Health Australia group was honoured for its service to patients at the inaugural Healthcare Asia Awards held in Singapore. The hospital won two awards at the event on May 23, 2018, the Facilities Improvement Initiative of the Year and the Service Delivery Innovation Initiative of the Year. The

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Nominate and Celebrate Excellence at UGC 2018

Each year a single individual and two organizations are honored for their creativity and positive contribution to the CBORD user community. The open call for nominations begins April 10, 2018. Nominations will be accepted through May 1, 2018. Nominate an organization or one of your peers today for a CBORD Excellence Award: The Visionary Award

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2018 HIMSS Report: Valuable Takeaways from this Important Conference

CBORD team members returned from HIMSS bursting with energy from this exciting healthcare technology conference. Our representatives met with healthcare professionals in the Intelligent Health Pavilion where we showcased existing and emerging foodservice technologies. Our Innovation Theater presentation with TVR Communications on improving the patient experience was eagerly received, and our resident dietitian Clare Hicks

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CBORD Patient App Impacts Everyone in the Hospital Community

The CBORD® PatientTM app is the next innovation in food and nutrition technology designed to transform patient meal ordering and get hospitals of all sizes to rethink their foodservice operations. CBORD Patient enables self-service meal ordering using a patient's own device—or any hospital-approved mobile device—connected to CBORD foodservice and nutrition systems, maintaining diet order safety

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CBORD by the Numbers: Trends in Hospital Retail

Retail operations are expanding in most hospitals. Foodservice Direcor Magazine reported these results in their 2016 Healthcare Census. Are they still true today? Tell us what ideas your organization is working on by responding to our 3-question survey. Request a Demo of Appetize POS How can a better POS system boost revenues? Request a Demo

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Hospital IT Teams Get a New Partner

Did you know CBORD offers services to help local IT teams optimize our systems? We asked Director of Managed Services Scott Radloff about his team and the new CBORD® Monitor ServiceTM. Tell us about the Managed Services team and what you do for CBORD customers. Our team of experts help customers streamline the adoption of

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Survey Reveals Technologies Healthcare Professionals Seek

In our last Healthcare eNewsletter, we offered a short survey about how CBORD users get new ideas about foodservice and nutrition technology. While the results may not be surprising, they do reveal some of the advancements healthcare professionals see in the future of foodservice technology. Technologies Anticipated When we asked, "What technologies in healthcare foodservice

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