Impact of Nutrition-Focused Quality Improvement Intervention on Hospital Length of Stay
Despite its high prevalence, malnutrition in hospitalized patients often goes unrecognized and undertreated. This study, published 12 December 2018, in the Journal of Nursing Care Quality, recounts how a hospital system sought to advance nutrition care by implementing a quality improvement initiative. Watch this summary video to learn more about how using the malnutrition screening tool upon admission and administering nutrition supplements helped one hospital improve outcomes, such as reducing hospital length of stay, for patients at risk.
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