• MQii Quick Start Guide
    Guide
    MQii Quick Start Guide
    This Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (MQii) resource outlines the two basic steps for implementing a quality improvement program (QIP) and preparing to report on the Global Malnutrition Composite Score (GMCS) measure.
  • GMCS Measure Intake
    Guide
    Global Malnutrition Composite Score Measure
    A resource that outlines how to report the Global Malnutrition Composite Score (GMCS) within a Hospital IQR Program.
  • MQii Infographic
    Infographic
    MQii Infographic
    An overview of the new Global Malnutrition Composite Score (GMCS), a new quality measure available for reporting in 2024 by hospitals participating in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program.​
  • Healthcare professionals walking down the hallway in hospital
    Video
    The Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (MQii) Video
    In this video, featured at the 2022 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, healthcare professionals provide an overview of the Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (MQii).
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    Articles
    MQii Supplement #1
    The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics released a special Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (MQii) supplement to the September 2019 Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (JAND). The supplement features articles and abstracts highlighting the impact of malnutrition quality improvement on interdisciplinary patient care and clinical nutrition practice.
  • MQii JAND Supplement
    Articles
    MQii Supplement #2
    This publication, Measuring Malnutrition and Food Insecurity to Facilitate Quality Care and Health Equity, is a 2022 special supplement to the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and highlights recent Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (MQii) research.
  • Learning Collaborative
    Video
    Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (MQii) Learning Collaborative Video
    Members of the MQii Learning Collaborative share their experiences implementing malnutrition quality improvement.
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    Video
    Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (MQii) Health Equity and the Community Video
    This video, featured at the 2022 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, explains opportunities to link the MQii to health equity and the community.
  • MQii Roundtable 2022
    PDF
    Advancing Health Equity Through Malnutrition Quality Measure Roundtable Proceedings
    A summary of the roundtable “Advancing Health Equity Through Malnutrition Quality Measurement" from March 2022 and its subsequent roadmap. A project of the Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (MQii).
  • Aspen GMCS Webinar
    Webinar
    Interprofessional Implementation of the Global Malnutrition Composite Score Webinar
    Watch a replay of a webinar hosted by ASPEN in October 2022 where experts defined the new GCMS measure and reviewed how using a QIP can benefit providers, patient care, and hospital outcomes.
  • ASPEN Implementing QI
    PDF
    Implementing Malnutrition Quality Improvement and Reporting on the Global Malnutrition Composite Score (GMCS)
    A practice tool developed by ASPEN that can be used by clinicians to help implement malnutrition quality improvement and report on the GMCS through their hospital’s quality reporting system.
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    Articles; Infographics
    National Blueprint: Achieving Quality Malnutrition Care for Older Adults, 2020 Update
    This updated Blueprint proposes a range of strategies for policymakers, organizations, healthcare providers, patients and caregivers to address malnutrition.
  • Female doctor sitting at a desk looking at a desktop computer
    Articles
    Global Malnutrition Composite Score Included In Inpatient Prospective Payment System Final Rule
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services finalized a proposal to include the GMCS  in its Hospital IQR Program in the 2023 Inpatient Prospective Payment System Final Rule.
  • Male doctor looking at a tablet with an older male patient
    Articles
    Connecting The Dots For Quality Malnutrition Care
    Adding the Global Malnutrition Composite Score to inpatient hospital quality reporting will benefit health equity and outcomes, older adults, and community nutrition programs.
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