Spring Hill, Florida (March 1, 2016) จC The North Florida Team of Chris DeกฏLain, Oak Hill Hospitalกฏs Food & Nutrition Services Director, Thomas Harvey, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Executive Chef, Timothy Krusko, Oak Hill Hospital Executive Chef, Anthony Rezza, Citrus Memorial Hospital Executive Chef, and Lauren Fury, Oak Hill Hospital Retail Supervisor recently submitted one of only two new entrees selected for the West Florida Division in a culinary competition.
West Florida Division Consolidated Food & Nutrition Services (FANS) held a Culinary Competition to select a signature dish that would be offered on all patient menus in the West Florida Division. The competition was held on Thursday, January 28, 2016, at Gordon Food Service Distribution Center Test Kitchen in Plant City. The signature dish and a runner-up showcased on the printed menu with photograph and description will be available for lunch or dinner on any day.
Judges included West Florida Divisionกฏs Chief Medical Officer Dr. Larry Feinman, Nancy Simon, West Florida Chief Nursing Executive, Maureen Greenway, CEO, Parallon Supply Chain Services, Lisa Monk, CFO of Parallon Supply Chain Services, Chris Mantel, AVP, HealthTrust Purchasing Group, Sam Potter, Director Food and Nutrition Service for HealthTrust Purchasing Group. Judging was based upon taste, plate presentation, appropriateness for patient menu, ease of preparation, and flexibility of handling. The competition was a full plate challenge, including entrจฆe and appropriate sides, presented to represent the team vision of Florida cuisine. Entrจฆes featured
Jackman Ranch Wagyu Beef, which is Florida grown, antibiotic and growth hormone free (กฐneverฉ\everกฑ criteria).
North Floridaกฏs entrจฆe of Florida Harvest Steak Salad will be a featured entrจฆe salad on the patient menu based on the entrจฆe from the North Florida team.
The Directors of Food and Nutrition, Market Clinical Nutrition Directors, senior leadership from the hospitals of the West Florida Division and guests from other HCA
divisions and Parallon were invited to attend, observe the preparation process, sample products that were made using some of the competition products, and cheer for the team from their market.
About Citrus Memorial Hospital
Celebrating more than a 50 year history of healing, Citrus Memorial Hospital is the leading provider of healthcare in Citrus County and the surrounding area. More than 150 physicians and 1,000 employees at the 204-bed acute care hospital offer a wide range of services including 24-hour emergency room care, heart and vascular surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, and women’s services. Citrus Memorial is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and is fully licensed by the State of Florida.
About Oak Hill Hospital:
Oak Hill Hospital has been serving the Nature Coast since 1984. It is the largest medical facility in Hernando and Citrus Counties (262 acute care beds), is the areaกฏs largest private employer, and offers Hernando Countyกฏs only comprehensive cardiovascular program, including open heart surgery. Over 300 physicians, 1,200 associates, and approximately 250 volunteers comprise Oak Hill Hospitalกฏs healthcare delivery team.
It is located at 11375 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, 1.9 miles east of US 19 on State Road 50. For more information about this release, please contact Richard W. Linkul, Director of Marketing, at 352-597-6383 or Richard.Linkul@HCAHealthcare.com. In Citrus call 352-628-6441. For more information about Oak Hill Hospital, visit our website at OakHillHospital.com, or like us on Facebook.
Oak Hill Hospital has demonstrated its healthcare leadership by achieving distinction on many levels. Please visit our website for a comprehensive listing of all Oak Hill Hospital accreditations, awards, and distinctions.
Visit the Oak Hill Hospital newsroom for recent releases: www.OakHillHospital.com/About/Newsroom/
About Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point
Regional Medical Center Bayonet has been serving the community since 1981. We are a 290-bed acute care hospital located in Hudson, FL and home of the nationally acclaimed Heart Institute. We have more than 350 physicians, 1,264 employees and 500 volunteers on our integrated healthcare delivery team.
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has achieved distinction in the following areas:
[if !supportLists]กค [endif]Level II Trauma Center
[if !supportLists]กค [endif]Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
[if !supportLists]กค [endif]2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014 Top Performing Hospital for Key Quality Measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care – The Joint Commission
[if !supportLists]กค [endif]Certified Advance Primary Stroke Center – Joint Commission
[if !supportLists]กค [endif] 2014 and 2015 Top Performing Hospital for Key Quality Measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, VTE and stroke – The Joint Commission
[if !supportLists]กค [endif]Heart & Stroke Champions Award Winner 1998 จC 2011
[if !supportLists]กค [endif]MRI, CT, Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine Accredited – American College of Radiology
[if !supportLists]กค [endif]Approved Community Cancer Program – American College of Surgeons
[if !supportLists]กค [endif]5 Joint Commission Disease-Specific Certifications: primary stroke center, acute myocardial infarction, coronary artery bypass graft, joint replacement hip, joint replacement knee
[if !supportLists]กค [endif]Awarded Hospital Safety Score of กฐAกฑ in SIX consecutive rankings by The Leapfrog Group
[if !supportLists]กค [endif]Recipient of the 2014 American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Associationกฏs Get With The Guidelines® Gold Performance Achievement Award in stroke
[if !supportLists]กค [endif]Awarded full Atrial Fibrillation Certification status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC)
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is located at 14000 Fivay Road, Hudson, FL. 34667. For additional information on Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point visit www.rmchealth.com or www.heartoftampa.com or visit us on Facebook.