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New Data Show Malnutrition in U.S. Hospitals Associated with a $42 Billion Burden to Health System

2016 18 Oct

New AHRQ statistical brief, co-authored with BAXTER and ASPEN, show nearly 2 million U.S. hospital stays1 involve malnutrition Malnutrition-related hospital stays have up to a five times higher risk of deaths 2 , compared to patient stays not identified as malnourished Most malnourished-related hospital stays were two times longer 1  than for patient... Read more