Laura Watson system director of patient support services Intermountain Healthc

Laura Watson, system director of patient support services, Intermountain Healthcare.

Outlook 2014: What's Trending in Healthcare

Laura Watson, 2014 President of the Association for Healthcare Foodservice, talks about the leading trends in hospital foodservice.

Population health management is key to succeeding under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Except for large tertiary care hospitals, many facilities will likely see reduced inpatient volume and a shift to outpatient services. That means more care in clinic settings where it is more affordable. It’s also driving an emphasis on wellness and lifestyle management and the extension of clinical nutrition expertise to the community.

Cost management is clearly a big pa

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