QUALITY IMPROVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE NUTRITION SUPPORT OF PATIENTS WITH CANCER

Publish Date: July 2020
Author(s): Mary Beth Arensberg, Julie Richards, Jyoti Benjamin, Kirk Kerr and Refaat Hegazi.

Abstract:

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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MARY BETH ARENSBERG, PhD, RDN, LDN, FAND

Director, Health Policy and Programs
Abbott Nutrition Health Institute, Abbott Nutrition Division of Abbott
Columbus, Ohio
USA

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JULIE RICHARDS, MS, RDN, LDN

Nutrition Consultant
Abbott Nutrition
Columbus, Ohio
USA

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JYOTI BENJAMIN, MS, RDN, CSO, CD, FAND

Clinical Dietitian
Kaiser Permanente
Bellevue, Washington
USA

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KIRK KERR, PHD

Senior Manager, Global Health Economics and Outcomes Research
Abbott Nutrition
Columbus, Ohio
USA

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REFAAT HEGAZI, MD, PHD, MS, MPH, MBA

Head of Global Medical Affairs
Director of Scientific and Medical External Engagement
Abbott Nutrition
Columbus, Ohio
USA

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