Get the Most Out of Electronic Medical Record Integration with a Menu Software System


Technology is everywhere today! Attend this session to broaden your knowledge and confidence in understanding technical jargon as it relates to electronic medical records and integration with downstream systems. Learn how to assess your existing setup to best ensure patient safety. This panel discussion brings together subject matter experts from multiple areas to highlight ways to make the most out of the information received over the interface and translate that into successful integration and opportunities for improving operational processes, data, and outcomes.

Planned with the Management in Food and Nutrition Systems Dietetic Practice Group

Learning Objectives

Examine Health Level 7 (HL7) terminology, format, and electronic medical record (EMR) workflows as keys to fostering successful new technical integrations

Analyze allergen management processes (strategies for mapping EMR allergens, coding menu items in menu management software) to have the best opportunity for protecting patients

Evaluate downstream systems for characteristics necessary to glean useful and usable data in order to support performance and quality improvement projects related to food service operations

Performance Indicators

5.1. Proficiently uses electronic platforms, health information technology (HIT) and internet-based platforms consistent with role and responsibilities

5.2 Utilizes health information technology (HIT) according to organizational needs and workplace policies and procedures

11.1 Leads or participates in the development of products and/or services related to food, nutrition, equipment and systems


Christy Clarkson

Director - Menu Database

Morrison Healthcare

Carolyn Silzle

Retired Sr. Clinical Informaticist

Retired from Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Randi McMillan

Director, Nutrition Informatics

Morrison Healthcare


Erica Stevens

National Director, MyDining

Morrison Healthcare

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