Food Waste Reduction in Healthcare – Challenges in Integrating Usage Data with Scorings
by Johann Steszgal (Steszgal Informationstechnologie GmbH), Peter Kieseberg (St. Pölten UAS) and, Andreas Holzinger (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna)
Reduction of food waste is an important target for reducing the human footprint and achieving better utilisation of natural resources. The healthcare sector especially offers a lot of potential for more sustainable handling of food. In this article we present major challenges for food waste reduction in real-world healthcare environments, as well as a solution approach.