Did you know:

In 2018, there were 35,158,934 total registered hospital admissions

of Americans will stay in a hospital overnight in any given year?

About 7%

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1

33% of the hospital patients arrive at the hospital malnourished.

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And further

of those who aren’t malnourished when they arrive may become

so while at the hospital 

33%

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9.3

vending machines per hospital

in the US

7.1% of all vending machines in the US are in hospitals

In many hospitals, vending machines

are the only 24-hour food option

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of foods sold in vending machines did not adhere to school nutrition standards

81%

Candy comprises the greatest percentage of all foods offered in vending machines

Vending machine food

Poor eating habits before and during hospitalization is associated with:

◆ increased risk of pressure ulcers

◆ impaired wound healing

◆ immune suppression

◆ increased infection rate

◆ muscle wasting

◆ longer length of hospital stay

◆ higher readmission rates

◆ higher treatment costs

 

 

◆ increased mortality

 

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Hospital stays increase on average

2.3

days for malnourished patients. All of this drives up hospital costs.

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