Hospitals Put Nutrition on the Front Burner

April 16, 2015

Hospitals and health systems around the nation are promoting healthy living by revamping their food offerings to set a better example for the communities they serve. Research shows that one-third of patients enter the hospital malnourished and, if left untreated, two-thirds of those will experience further decline. Half of malnourished inpatients go undiagnosed. Malnourished patients… Read more »

Alliance to Advance Patient Nutrition

April 15, 2015

The Alliance to Advance Patient Nutrition was established in 2013 and is an interdisciplinary consortium dedicated to championing effective patient nutrition practices, represents over 100,000 dietitians, nurses, hospitalists and other physicians from all 50 states. The Alliance is dedicated to raising awareness about the positive impact proper nutrition has on patients’ medical outcomes and providing… Read more »