Public Health/Community Nutrition Practice Group

PHCNPG Dietetic Practice Group

Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (MQii)

Addressing Malnutrition in Older Adults: The Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (MQii)

The MQii is a project of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Avalere Health, and other stakeholders who provided expert input through collaborative partnership. 

How To get started, Toolkit- Access the Table of Contents first to learn how to get started, and read over the contents of each of the documents listed below:


  1. How To Get Started Checklist 
  2. MQii Briefing 
  3. MQii Stakeholder Letters: Hospital Executives   IT Leaders
  4. MQii Introductory Powerpoint 
  5. MQii Infographic 
  6. MQii Workflow Mapping Tool
  7. MQii Assessment and Decision Tool
  8. eCQMs Measure Specifications
  9. MQii FAQ's
  11. Overview news article

If you would like more information about the MQii and available tools and resources, please visit For more information regarding eCQMs please visit

Page Updated January 6, 2018
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