MALNUTRITION & FRAILTY SCREENING IN OLDER ADULTS: CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES FOR DIETETIC PROFESSIONALS

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.

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ADDRESSING CANCER CARE MALNUTRITION WITH NUTRITION QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS

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.

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QUALITY IMPROVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE NUTRITION SUPPORT OF PATIENTS WITH CANCER

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.

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THE CHALLENGES AND IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON MALNUTRITION CARE

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.

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ACTIONS TO SUPPORT OLDER ADULT NUTRITION AND IMMUNITY

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.

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CMS TAKES A SIGNIFICANT STEP FORWARD TO HELP END ELDER MALNUTRITION

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.

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TUTORIAL: DEVELOPMENT & IMPLEMENTATION OF A MULTIDISCIPLINARY PREOPERATIVE NUTRITION OPTIMIZATION CLINIC

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.

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ANHI - PREVENTIVE MEDICINE RESPONDS TO COVID-19

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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ANHI - PREVENTIVE MEDICINE RESPONDS TO COVID-19

COVID-19: PANDEMIC CONTINGENCY PLANNING FOR THE ALLERGY & IMMUNOLOGY CLINIC

This article, published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice (2020), brings together a wide host of experts to discuss the impact that a global infectious pandemic could have on the ambulatory allergy services.

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MALNUTRITION IN HOSPITALIZED OLDER ADULTS

This article, published in the April 2020 edition of Today’s Dietitian, discusses how the Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (MQii) has helped to improve patient outcomes while decreasing operating costs across participating hospital systems.

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