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What is the relationship between providing medically tailored meals and the reduction in hospital utilization for ill people?

Last Edited by Karen Pearl

Goal: Prove that medically tailored home-delivered meals reduce hospital utilization for seriously ill individuals

Methods: Randomized control study where the experimental group (seriously ill individuals with ADL limitations recently released from the hospital) receive 21 medically tailored meals per week (including MNT from a RDN for 9 months, while the control group receives SOC the standard of care). Patients will be assessed for hospital utilization readmission at the 3/6/9-month marks.

The remaining questions allow you to outline in more detail the information needed to address your research question. The series of questions allow up to five entries. If you have more than five entries, please try to prioritize them and enter the remainder in the final field. When done, click Submit at the bottom. No

If you did not find your Data Item #1 in the dropdown selection above, please enter it here. hospital utilization

By what method will Data Item #1 be obtained? This may Include procedures, tools, techniques, assays, and analytical approaches for the collection, measurement, or analysis of data. If you do not find the required method, you may enter it in the textbox below. Electronic Health Records (EHR)

If you did not find your method for obtaining Data Item #1 in the dropdown selection above, please enter it here. to evaluate hospital utilization, access is required to the EHR or EMR. Most non-medicaid billing CBO's do not have access to this info

Are there specifications that apply to the method by which Data Item #1 will be obtained, e.g., is the measurement taken once a year, every month, or some other variation? If you do not find your specification in the dropdown, you may enter it in the textbox below. At specified times anchored to the clinical event

If Data Item #2 was not in the dropdown, please enter it here. medically tailored meal utilization

If Method #2 was not in the dropdown, please enter it here proprietary data base keeps track of client information as well as demographics and meals delivered

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