Rethink Your Drink: Healthy Beverages in Healthcare
Along with our partners the American Heart Association and Healthcare Without Harm, IPHI is working with hospital and healthcare system leaders and wellness champions to focus on reducing access to sugar-loaded beverages in hospital cafeterias, vending machines, lounges and even patient trays. With IPHI’s support, in April, 2011, Vanguard Health System Chicago announced that it was eliminating all sugar-loaded beverages in its four Chicago-area hospitals and other facilities. IPHI can provide resources, coaching, presentations and other supports to hospital leaders who want to make these types of changes. In addition, IPHI has produced a toolkit to help healthcare organizations think about this issue and plan for changes, and a webinar for healthcare leaders to introduce the issue.
Contact Janna Simon if you are interested in starting a healthy beverage (or healthy food and beverage) initiative in your facility.
Click here to Download Healthy Beverage Toolkit for Healthcare
Rethink Your Drink: Creating Healthier Beverage Environments in Health Care Systems Webinar
Click here to View Recorded Webinar
Click here to access the Presentation Slides in PDF