This article, published in Nutrients, evaluated current trends in the literature and reported evidence around the timing and impact of specific nutrition interventions in oncology patients undergoing active cancer treatment.
Starting as early as age 30, we all begin to gradually lose muscle mass and strength. Some of us lose it more quickly because of a serious condition called sarcopenia, watch this new film by the Alliance for Aging Research to learn more about this condition.
An educational tool to teach your patients about the importance of maintaining muscle mass and the essential role nutrition can play in reversing low muscle mass.
This article, published in Nutrition Today, describes the results of a survey of US registered dietitian nutritionists that identifies opportunities and challenges related to malnutrition and frailty screening of older adults.
This article describes the issue of malnutrition in cancer, how nutrition-focused quality improvement programs (QIPs) can be developed, and identifies how they can align to support current and evolving US value-based payment programs.
There is limited research on malnutrition quality improvement programs (QIPs) in cancer care. This article outlines gaps and potential opportunities for QIPs in the nutrition support of patients with cancer.
This article discusses the impact of COVID-19 on malnutrition care in hospitalized patients, and highlights challenges and solutions for providing malnutrition care based on reports from 17 RDNs in Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (MQii) Learning Collaborative hospitals.
This article, written by Mary Beth Arensberg, PhD, RDN, LDN, FAND, for the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), details how to support older adults’ nutrition and immunity during the Covid-19 pandemic.
In this article, written by Bob Blancato, MPA, and published in the May-June 2020 edition of Aging Today, you’ll learn about the malnutrition-specific clinical quality measures recently approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for a quality management program, as well as how important the CMS value-based programs are within the current healthcare system.
In this article, published in the March 2020 edition of the Journal of Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition (JPEN), you’ll learn about the implementation of a novel Perioperative Enhancement Team (POET) Nutrition Clinic and structured model of perioperative nutrition assessment and optimization that allows for wide implementation and generalizability in other centers worldwide to improve recognition and treatment of perioperative nutrition risk.
This article by ANHI Director Amie Heap, MPH, RDN, published in The American College of Preventive Medicine’s new blog series, “Preventive Medicine Responds to COVID-19", details how Abbott, the world’s leading provider of therapeutic nutrition educational resources is working together with healthcare professionals and institutions to meet the challenges of COVID-19.
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