ADDRESSING MALNUTRITION IN CANCER CARE WITH NUTRITION-FOCUSED QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS (QIPS) THAT SUPPORT VALUE-BASED PAYMENT IN THE UNITED STATES
Abstract:This article published August 8, 2020, in the open-access Journal of Clinical Nutrition and Food Science, describes the issue of malnutrition in cancer, outlines how nutrition-focused quality improvement programs (QIPs) can be developed and provides examples of two QIPs that included a cancer patient population, and finally identifies how nutrition-focused QIPs can align to support current and evolving US value-based payment programs.
MARY BETH ARENSBERG, PhD, RDN, LDN, FAND
Director, Health Policy and Programs
Abbott Nutrition Health Institute, Abbott Nutrition Division of Abbott
Suela Sulo, PhD, MS
Sue Drawert, MEd, RDN
Minneapolis, MN, USA
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