Red and Yellow Cards Flag Off-Diet Patient Trays

Red and Yellow Cards Flag Off-Diet Patient Trays

UNC Hospitals uses soccer-like card system to warn patients about inappropriate meal choices.

In soccer, the yellow card is a warning, while the red card means ejection. At the University of North Carolina Hospitals, both cards are warnings of different degrees to patients who order meals under the institution’s liberalized diet approach that are inappropriate for their conditions (no, they don’t get ejected if they don’t comply).

The cards are placed on patient trays ordered through UNCH’s Restaurant Delivery patient dining menu when the order conflict

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