The award was announced June 8, 2013, at the AHF Annual Conference in New Orleans. UNC Hospitals launched the Restaurant Delivery Program in April 2012. Since the launch of the program, patient satisfaction scores related to food have increased to the 99th percentile and have remained at the 99th percentile through this fiscal year.
As noted in the AHF press release, "The AHF Spotlight Award is presented to members who have enhanced operations through technology, program development, implementation, innovation and/or creative use of managing finances. Criteria include project complexity and scope, project initiative and leadership, resourcefulness, collaboration and use of AHF tools, results, and timeliness and applicability of the project for other AHF members."
AHF Executive Vice President Billye Potts added, "Angelo’s Restaurant Delivery program represents the best of the best in health care food service. AHF is proud to have served as a resource for self-op achievements like Restaurant Delivery. We commend the UNC Hospitals' team for their operational and culinary creativity."
You may read the entire AHF press release here.