The patient meal plate liner used at 5 Wellmont hospitals to deliver healthy eating messages For a larger image of the tray liner go here

The patient meal plate liner used at 5 Wellmont hospitals to deliver healthy eating messages. (For a larger image of the tray liner, go here)

Hospital tray liners spread the healthy eating message

A program at five Wellmont Health System hospital sites uses MyPlate graphics to educate patients at mealtimes.

Information about healthy foods and proper portion sizes is being communicated to inpatients at five Wellmont Health System hospitals in Tennessee in a very direct way: on the liners covering their meal service trays.

The idea was the brainchild of Carol Carter, an RD and certified diabetes educator for the Wellmont Diabetes Treatment Centers, and Cindy Stidham, exec

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