Clinical Nutrition Informatics Resources

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The ASPEN Nutrition Informatics Resource page allows healthcare professionals to access publications, tools, educational offerings, and resources on clinical nutrition informatics. ASPEN has recognized that clinical nutrition informatics is an important concept in clinical practice and education for nutrition support practitioners. The organization has developed a committee to address these issues.

Educational Offerings


ASPEN Publications and Other Resources

ASPEN Clinical Nutrition Informatics Committee 2020 Session Resource 

Electronic Health Record and Parenteral Nutrition Functionality: A Gap Analysis. Ayers P, Foster J, Kanorwala A, et al.  Nutr Clin Pract. First published:03 February 2020

Consensus Recommendations for Optimizing Electronic Health Records for Nutrition Care. Kight CE, Bouche JM, Curry A, Frankenfield D, et al. AND, ASPEN, ACDIS. Nutr Clin Pract. 2020 Feb;35(1):12-23.

A Call to Action for Optimizing the Electronic Health Record in the Parenteral Nutrition Workflow Vincent W. Vanek, et al. Nutr Clin Pract, October 2018; vol. 33, 5: pp.e1-e21

Follow-Up Survey on Functionality of Nutrition Documentation and Ordering Nutrition Therapy in Currently Available Electronic Health Record Systems Vincent W. Vanek, et al. Nutrition in Clinical Practice, 2016, vol. 31, 3: pp. 401-415.

Electronic Medical Records: Are Nutrition Support Professionals Ready? Pamela Charney Nutr Clin Pract, December 2012; vol. 27, 6: pp. 715-717., first published on October 18, 2012

Computer Technology and the Nutrition Support Professional: Make It Work For You! Pamela Charney Nutr Clin Pract, August 2007; vol. 22, 4: pp. 421-427.

Providing Nutrition Support in the Electronic Health Record Era: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Vincent W. Vanek Nutr Clin Pract, December 2012; vol. 27, 6: pp. 718-737.

A Review of the Use of Handheld Computers in Medical Nutrition Stefan Holubar and Lillian Harvey-Banchik Nutr Clin Pract, August 2007; vol. 22, 4: pp.428-435.

AMIA Board white paper: Definition of biomedical informatics and specification of core competencies for graduate education in the discipline Casimir A Kulikowski, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2012;19:931–938. 

Clinical Informatics: Prospects for a New Medical Subspecialty Don E. Detmer and Edward H. Shortliffe JAMA 2014; 311(20): 2067-2068.