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NHIF Announces Finalists for 2024 Outstanding Abstract Achievement Award

Alexandria, VA (February 27, 2024)—The National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF) announces the finalists for its Outstanding Abstract Achievement Award for 2024. The authors of the following 5 poster abstracts will present an overview of their research project and summarize their findings during a special clinical webinar and a panel of judges will select the award recipient. The winner of the Outstanding Abstract Achievement Award will be announced at NHIA’s Annual Conference in Austin, TX.

The finalists were selected based on how well their project examines innovative approaches to clinical practice, identifies an opportunity or best practice, or demonstrates quality improvement within the home and alternate site infusion industry.

Daptomycin vs. vancomycin: a cost comparison in a regional home infusion pharmacy
Katherine Yang, PharmD, BCPS
Kaiser Permanente

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Home Infusion
Christina Ritchey, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, FASPEN, FNHIA
Optum Infusion Pharmacy

Use of a Lipid Screening Tool to Identify Patients at Greater Risk of Infusion Reactions to Lipids in the Home Setting
Yoselin Flores, PharmD
Option Care Health

A retrospective review of home enteral nutrition referrals and denials of coverage: Implications for access to care and negative clinical outcomes
Ruth Taylor, MS, RD, LD
Optum Infusion Pharmacy

Supporting your patient beyond immunodeficiency: a dietitian-led nutrition pilot program
Amanda Scippa, RD, LDN, CNSC

Don’t miss the finalists’ presentations in a live webinar on March 13 at 12:00pm ET and the award presentation at the General Session on Tuesday, March 26. 

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