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

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.



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