Inpatient nutrition supplements reduce LOS, readmissions, study shows

09/3/2013 | BeckersHospitalReview.com

Hospital patients given oral nutritional supplements had shorter stays and were 6.7% less likely to be readmitted within 30 days, according to a study in the American Journal of Managed Care. The research, supported by Abbott, also found patients receiving the supplements had a 21.6% lower cost of care.

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