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Nutrition Care Process Chains: The “Missing Link” between Research and Evidence-Based Practice

      In 2001, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences published Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century,
      Institute of Medicine
      Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century.
      which promoted evidence-based practice as a prerequisite to quality health care. Implementation of evidence-based practice guidelines has become an integral component of the national health care quality strategy mandated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, with the goal of providing affordable care that leads to healthier communities.
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      About the National Quality Strategy.
      Evidence-based practice guidelines are essential to the delivery of quality care that is safe, effective, efficient, personalized, timely, and equitable.
      Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
      About the National Quality Strategy.
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      Biography

      K. L. Thompson is a senior lecturer in nutrition, Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management, College of Health Sciences, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.

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      P. Davidson is an assistant professor, Department of Nutrition, College of Health Sciences, West Chester University, West Chester, PA.

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      W. I. Swan is self-employed in dietetics, Taos, NM.

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      R. K. Hand is director, Dietetics Practice Based Research Network, Research, International, and Scientific Affairs, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Chicago, IL.

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      C. Rising is an adjunct professor, Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.

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      A. V. Dunn is an advanced practice registered dietitian, Center for Human Nutrition, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.

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      N. Lewis is a professor emerita, Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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      W. J. Murphy is senior manager, Outcomes Research, Research, International, and Scientific Affairs, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Chicago, IL.