ESPEN 2013 Symposium
Julia Thornton Snider, PhD
Research Economist, Precision Health Economics, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) provides a means of quantifying the burden of malnutrition and assessing the value of nutrition interventions through observational studies with real-world applicability. New evidence shows that oral nutritional supplement (ONS) use leads to a decrease in episode cost and length of stay, and lowers 30-day readmission rates.