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Reducing Length of Stay, Readmissions, and Cost of Care with Nutrition-Focused Quality Improvement

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Thursday, August 12, 2021, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET.

11:00 a.m. Pacific  |  12 noon Mountain  |  1:00 p.m. Central

 

Overview

Poor nutrition can impact patient outcomes, community health, and result in poor hospital performance. This session will highlight the role of nutrition as it pertains to reducing hospital readmissions across the continuum of care utilizing an innovative, evidence-based approach with health economic data supporting the use of oral nutrition supplements (ONS) to improve patient and hospital outcomes.

Objectives

  • Discuss healthcare reform trends.
  • Describe the effect of nutrition intervention on improved patients’ outcomes.
  • Review health economic data supporting the use of oral nutrition supplements (ONS).

Presenters

Tracy R. Smith, PhD, RD, LD, National Clinical Liaison

James F. Lucas III, MS, RD, Clinical Liaison