Enhancing Food Intake Tracking in Long-term Care With Automated Food Imaging and Nutrient Intake Tracking (AFINI-T) Technology: Validation and Feasibility Assessment

  title={Enhancing Food Intake Tracking in Long-term Care With Automated Food Imaging and Nutrient Intake Tracking (AFINI-T) Technology: Validation and Feasibility Assessment},
  author={Kaylen J. Pfisterer and Robert Amelard and Jennifer Boger and Audrey G. Chung and Heather H. Keller and Alexander Wong},
  journal={JMIR Aging},
Background Half of long-term care (LTC) residents are malnourished, leading to increased hospitalization, mortality, and morbidity, with low quality of life. Current tracking methods are subjective and time-consuming. Objective This paper presented the automated food imaging and nutrient intake tracking technology designed for LTC. Methods A needs assessment was conducted with 21 participating staff across 12 LTC and retirement homes. We created 2 simulated LTC intake data sets comprising… 

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