HHS Blog


How to Best Utilize Vendor Partnerships

By Don Mancuso, HHS Corporate Director of Materials Management No matter the industry, supply vendors are key contributors to a company’s success. That’s why it’s important to develop streamlined processes to compare, track, and evaluate vendor... …more


Great Leaders Aren't Afraid to Get Their Hands Dirty

By Chef Johnny Carino  People first. This is a motto businesses should live by every single day. But not all organizations do just that. Businesses are in a constant battle to hit financial goals and this oftentimes takes attention away from the... …more


Why Tracking Food Waste is Important for all Industries

By Dirk Noteboom, R.D., HHS President of Culinary In the United States, more food reaches landfills than any other single material from everyday trash. That accounts for approximately 31 percent (133 billion pounds) of the overall food supply in the... …more


Harnessing Technology to Form Better Partnerships

By Bruce Moore, HHS President of Information Systems Data-driven technology has advanced considerably throughout the years. In the past where systems would take multiple months or even years to perfect, today, companies are able to offer technology... …more


Four Tactics for Securing a Quality Workforce in Senior Living

By Kevin Svagdis, HHS President of Senior Living Building a career in the senior living industry is one of the best kept secrets for a robust and rewarding professional life. However, the lack of exposure and the negative image people have associated... …more


Adapting to the Changing Senior Living Design

Senior living communities are moving into a continuum of care focus, where they have amenities to suit every phase of the aging process - from independent and assisted living to skilled care - called continuing care retirement communities, or CCRC.... …more


How Contracting Benefits Hospitals

By Bobby Floyd, CEO, Healthcare Division Over the recent years, contracting has become an increasingly popular trend as the healthcare industry pushes to improve the quality of patient care and alleviate costs and expenditures.  It’s important to... …more


Customizing the Senior Living Experience: An Interview with Curt Barringer, President of Senior Living

Before joining HHS in 2009, Curt Barringer spent nearly 20 years in the senior living industry, overseeing operations for more than 400 accounts. After spending eight years in acute care operations with HHS, Barringer was named President of Senior... …more


Giving a Voice Back to the Residents

  Keith O’Neill has more than three decades of experience in the foodservice and healthcare industries, both as an executive and as a registered dietician. He initially joined HHS in 2010 to launch the HHS Culinary service line. After establishing... …more


Redefining the Concept of 'Hospital Food': This is What HHS Culinary Meals Actually Look Like

 Hospital food may not have the best reputation, but here at HHS we are trying to change that. As one of the Top 50 Contract Management Companies of 2016, the HHS Culinary team has worked tirelessly to come up with a wide range of menu choices that... …more