ThriveRx Wins ASPEN Clinical Nutrition Team of Distinction Award

CINCINNATI, Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ThriveRx, the nutrition division of Diplomat Specialty Infusion Group, has been named a 2018 Clinical Nutrition Team of Distinction by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN).

"One of ASPEN's highest achievements, this distinction is a true testament to the great clinical care and advocacy our team provides every day," said Deb Pfister, director of nutrition. "Supporting our consumers with their therapies and everyday living is at the heart of what we do. We feel incredibly honored to receive this award."

ThriveRx accepted its award during the ASPEN Nutrition Science and Practice Conference on Tuesday, Jan. 23, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Clinical Nutrition Team of Distinction program, launched in 2013, recognizes excellence in interdisciplinary clinical nutrition practice. Institutions, agencies, and communities that comply with ASPEN standards, guidelines, and values are eligible.

The award is aimed at recognizing those who are working to provide exceptional care to their patients each day. Clinical nutrition teams, as defined for this award, consist of a group of practitioners with a member from each of the four disciplines: dieticians, medicine, nursing and pharmacy.

ThriveRx originally received the distinction, which lasts five years, in 2013.

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