The secret ingredient to successful nutrition planning with Amber Pintar, Corporate Dietitian, Healthcare Services Group, Inc.

Episode 53 March 30, 2022 00:29:53
The secret ingredient to successful nutrition planning with Amber Pintar, Corporate Dietitian, Healthcare Services Group, Inc.
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The secret ingredient to successful nutrition planning with Amber Pintar, Corporate Dietitian, Healthcare Services Group, Inc.
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Show Notes

In this episode of the Post-Acute POV, our host, Tim Regan, Editor, Senior Housing News is joined by Amber Pintar, Corporate Dietitian, Healthcare Services Group, Amy Wootton, RDN, Director of Nutrition, MatrixCare, and Lee Kilmer, Senior Vice President, Product Management & Commercialization, MatrixCare. The four discuss the benefits of integrating your residents’ nutrition information into your EHR framework.

In celebration of National Nutrition Month, this panel discussion provides valuable insights into how to launch a successful nutrition management program—along with a few compelling reasons to do so. Nutrition safety is critical for the successful management of your business, and with accurate nutrition data, your residents can experience better outcomes. When approached from the right perspective, seamless sharing of critical information can be a key ingredient to your food cost control, effective meal planning, optimizing purchasing, and production benefits. Listen to their discussion below.

Topics discussed during today’s episode:

  1. [02:27 – 05:16]: Hear the steps to implement an automated nutrition management tool and how data can be used to track meals and report out nutrition outcomes.
  2. [05:21 – 09:00]: Discover why format matters when integrating data and the key analytics that can be derived from this data.
  3. [09:37 – 13:56]: Supply chain issues have impacted purchasing patterns for organizations of all sizes. Find out how technology can help.
  4. [14:14 – 17:52]: Uncover how technology can aid in avoiding food waste and streamline production for culinary programs.
  5. [18:24 – 21:52]: Learn how technology improves nutrition safety, meal planning, and food cost control.
  6. [21:59 - 26:50]: See how a nutrition management tool can be used to enhance resident dining and hear from personal experience how it has helped to combat food cost challenges.
  7. [27:03 - 29:09]: Lastly, we close out the discussion by talking about the importance of menu planning.

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Disclaimer

The content in this presentation or materials is for informational purposes only and is provided “as-is.” Information and views expressed herein, may change without notice. We encourage you to seek as appropriate, regulatory and legal advice on any of the matters covered in this presentation or materials.

©2022 by MatrixCare

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