‘How we start’ a tailored nutrition plan matters

Source:

Lazarus E, Winchester E. Tailoring a nutrition plan to your patient. Presented at: Obesity Medicine Association 2022 Digital Experience; May 18-21, 2022 (hybrid meeting).


Disclosures:
Lazarus reports serving as a speaker and advisor for Currax Pharmaceuticals, a speaker for Nestle and Novo Nordisk, and a consultant for Rhythm Pharmaceuticals. Winchester reports no relevant financial disclosures.


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Health care systems start program to ensure equity in patient care

Embedding equity into patient care is the goal of new program of the American Medical Association (AMA) and eight health care systems around the nation.

The Advancing Equity Through Quality and Safety Peer Network is a collaboration with AMA, Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and the Joint Commission accrediting organization to “apply an equity lens to all aspects of quality and safety practices.” The goal is to improve health outcomes for historically marginalized populations, according to a news release from AMA.

“For the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has further exposed systemic inequities in the quality and safety

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