October 10, 2017
Compass One Healthcare-Press Ganey Release New Findings to Guide Better Patient Experience
ATLANTA, GA (October 10, 2017) – New research conducted by Compass One Healthcare and Press Ganey identifies the key drivers of patients’ perception of food quality and provides actionable insights on how to improve that element of the patient experience. In the recently released white paper, “Food for Thought: Maximizing the Positive Impact Food Can Have on a Patient’s Stay,” findings demonstrate that patient perceptions of hospital food are heavily influenced by the patient’s full food service experience, not just the food alone.
July 26, 2017
Morrison Healthcare and partner, Navicent Health signed the international Healthy Food in Healthcare Pledge. Together, we are committed to supporting local farmers, increasing fruit and vegetable offerings, minimizing food waste and encouraging food vendors to supply food without synthetic pesticides and hormones.
July 18, 2017
Thanks to a partnership between Morrison Healthcare and Singing River Health System, veterans visiting Jackson County – Ocean Springs Hospital and Singing River Hospital in Pascagoula are honored twice a day, seven days a week, with huge savings in the hospital cafés.
July 6, 2017
Asheville residents are finding just what they need at the Mission Health Morrison Healthcare Café. With lower ceilings and an intimate feel, locals are vying for the hospital café over local restaurants during lunch hour.
May 30, 2017
Compass One Healthcare companies named to prestigious list honoring workplaces throughout the healthcare industry that empower employees to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products and services.
May 8, 2017
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program of the National Association for Business Resources that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. Morrison is being celebrated for making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole.
April 28, 2017
As part of its inaugural “Stop Food Waste Day,” Atlanta-based Morrison Healthcare today announced a commitment to increase the number of food recovery and donation programs to serve the hungry in its communities. Morrison Healthcare is one of the nation’s largest food service providers, serving approximately one million meals daily in more than 650 hospitals.
April 20, 2017
When Copper Spoon Coffee Co. opened last year at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, TN the 24/7 breakfast concept had an immediate effect. The concept was created as part of a major renovation at the hospital, replacing an existing coffee shop located in a less favorable location.
April 18, 2017
Morrison Healthcare food service director, Nick Townsend, shares his love of music and food while preparing for the Florence Symphony fundraising event.
April 18, 2017
In a major overhaul of its foodservice program, Sentara, a 550-bed teaching hospital and trauma center in Virginia collaborated with its healthcare foodservice operator Morrison Healthcare to redesign the 14,000-square-foot cafeteria. The project also included an investment in higher-end foodservice equipment to deliver a 100-percent from-scratch, healthier, restaurant-style menu.
April 5, 2017
One of our associates at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, TN has been recognized by WBIR Channel 10 in their segment “Pay It Forward” for inspiring others with a smile, shining attitude, and his solid work ethic. Keep up the great work, Malcom!
April 2, 2017
The power of food – that’s what Morrison Healthcare brought to the table as Hardin Memorial Health’s newest food service provider
January 3, 2017
We are excited to announce that Morrison Healthcare has been named one of the ” Best & Brightest in Wellness” company in 2016!
The Best and Brightest in Wellness award recognizes and celebrates quality and excellence in health awareness. The program highlights employers, wellness providers, schools, faith-based groups and nonprofits that promote a culture of wellness; and those that plan, implement and evaluate efforts in employee wellness to make their business and the community a healthier place to live and work.
December 15, 2016
Six Morrison Healthcare accounts are part of the Top 100 Non–Commercial Operations by Food Service Director magazine.
The list features six of our accounts including Barnes Jewish, Yale New Haven Hospital, Mount Sinai, Mayo Clinic, Baystate Medical Center, and Parkland Health and Hospital System.
Central Table received a mention under Barnes Jewish.
November 3, 2016
Compass Group USA becomes first food service company to commit to 100% healthier, slower growing chicken by 2024 through landmark Global Animal Partnership agreement.
October 10, 2016
On Thursday, October 7, [Crothall/Morrison] Healthcare celebrated with 99 other Best Places to Work in Healthcare at a gala event held in New Orleans, Louisiana. The event, held by Modern Healthcare, revealed a ranking of all winners based on company information, participation, and survey results. To see the full gallery and ranking of providers and suppliers honored by Modern Healthcare, please see the following article.
August 29, 2016
Compass Group USA has been recognized for efforts in reducing antibiotic usage in our meat supply and leading the way on farm animal welfare issues.
August 29, 2016
Everybody knows the old stereotype about hospital food: that if you weren’t sick before you eat it, you will be once you eat it.
But the new Chandler Dining center at the University of Kentucky Hospital could go a long way to change that perception.
August 1, 2016
Do you make the grade when you pack your child’s lunch? You’re not just feeding your child’s body when you pack their lunch. You’re also feeding their mind. Research consistently shows children perform better in school with proper nutrition. Many parents choose to pack their child’s lunch and this can be a great option with some planning and preparation.
June 24, 2016
Welcome to a new era where the once-dreaded term “hospital food” now means higher quality and more choices.
“Food’s an ever-evolving journey,” said Jeremy Rhodes, Morrison’s regional director of operations. “It’s not just about nourishing the body
anymore.” Morrison is trying to stay ahead of trends driven by TV cooking shows, food trucks and better awareness of the role of the dining experience in patient health, he said.
May 31, 2016
Three Valley hospital chefs participated in a skills challenge and blind smell test as part of Hospital Week’s Iron Chef Cook-Off, held at Community Regional Medical Center Fresno on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. The event was held to promote the idea that hospital food can be creative and delicious. Clovis Community’s cafe is gaining a reputation in the community for good food and even has reviews on Yelp
May 19, 2016
Our CEO, Tim Pierce, was recently featured on Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “Meet the C-Suite,” where each week the magazine features one of the city’s most high profile c-level executives.
August 25, 2015
The “old world” of hospital meals included such institutional staples as spaghetti and meat sauce, beef stew and chicken pot pie. It was bland, filling and familiar . . . and not all that healthy. “There were a lot of canned and frozen vegetables seasoned heavily, and a very limited salad bar,’’ says Lenny Scranton, a regional vice president of Morrison Healthcare, a food and nutrition services company.
August 11, 2015
If you thought hospital food meant mystery meat, cardboard covered with a pasty sauce.. Well, guess what? That’s no longer the case, at least at Bartow Regional Medical Center. Stuck there for about 36 hours recently, some of us were exposed to what could rank up there with modern medical miracles: tasty, appealing and hot meals. Say what? The moons and stars must have been properly aligned or we entered an alternate universe…
July 26, 2015
Morrison Healthcare has big plans to help patients with chronic conditions like diabetes, congestive heart failure and cardiovascular diseases. By incorporating culinary classrooms into its hospitals’ foodservice operations, the contract company hopes to be an active part of the wellness process. Before Morrison goes global with crEATe, it started local—at Truman Medical Center (TMC) in Kansas City, Mo., to be exact.
May 7, 2015
Practice Greenhealth announced today that five Compass Group North America companies–Morrison Healthcare, Crothall Healthcare, TouchPoint Support Services, Canteen, and Foodbuy–have joined its community of more than 1,300 leading healthcare organizations and supplier.
April 29, 2015
Because a hospital is not a conventional place to grab a quick lunch, customers may not think of Morrison’s Cafeteria first, but Kendra Keller, RD, LD, would be happy if they did. Keller at Highlands Medical Center in Scottsboro works hard every day to bring healthy, nutritious meals to patients, visitors and staff.
April 24, 2015
Morrison Healthcare Zellner CHS Regional team partnered with the FMG group at Carolinas HeathCare System to volunteer at the Charlotte Family Housing facility on the Plaza. Charlotte Family Housing (CFH) is a shelter-to-housing empowerment program for working, homeless families.
March 19, 2015
Morrison Healthcare RD Wendy Phillips was featured on Today’s Dietitian’s Sixth Annual Showcase of 10 Incredible RDs Who Are Making a Difference…
March 5, 2015
A team of dietitians at Baptist Memorial Desoto Hospital in Southaven prepares a booth in the lobby of their facility every Wednesday, which promotes healthy eating habits throughout the month of March in order to celebrate National Nutrition Month®.
February 27, 2015
Morrison Healthcare participated at the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) Summit in Washington D.C. on February 25-26, 2015. Morrison Healthcare was recognized at the summit for its hospital participation in the Drink Up Campaign.
February 23, 2015
Food is a huge part of the process of getting healthier at any hospital. That’s something the foodservice team, which is managed by Morrison Healthcare, at Scottish Rite at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, is acutely focused on. While the medical teams have their chief residents, the foodservice team has Bradley Czajka, the executive chef from Morrison Healthcare…
February 14, 2015
Morrison recognized the need to decrease the effects of malnutrition on patients hospitalized in its facilities and sought a benchmarking program to help the clinical nutrition teams understand how they compare with the national standards on factors influencing their patients’ nutrition status. Each hospital’s goal was to target two to three key interventions each year based on their individual results from nutritionDay. Morrison, therefore, formed a partnership with nutritionDay to provide this benchmarking program…
February 13, 2015
Morrison Healthcare’s Chef RJ Harvey recently had the opportunity to work with the Center for Disease Control in a united effort to combat the rising levels of sodium consumed by the average person. Chef Harvey took the time to give us some insight into both his career and Morrison Healthcare’s work to provide more healthful and flavorful foods...
January 9, 2015
The inspiration for this story came during my eight-day stay at INOVA Fairfax in October 2013 for my lung transplant. I had only stayed in a hospital once before and that was in October 2012 for four days for a lung biopsy. My experience with the dreaded “hospital” food was quite limited…
August 18, 2014
Morrison Healthcare, Crothall Healthcare and TouchPoint Support Services Recognized as Three of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2014 Morrison named for a fourth consecutive year, Crothall a second consecutive year and TouchPoint makes its debut as Compass Group North America companies dominate this year’s list.
July 21, 2014
Among its four hospitals, Charleston Area Medical Center serves 2.5 million meals a year — or, as Mike Marinaro sees it, 2.5 million opportunities to positively influence the eating habits of West Virginians.
March 14, 2014
Nation’s only exclusive hospital and health system food and nutrition service provider delivers strong results in first year of Partnership for a Healthier America Agreement.
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