DNV Clarifies Requirements for Patient Diets

Published: 08/10/2023

  • National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations (DNV)
Relevant To:
  • Hospitals

DNV Healthcare recently issued an update to their accreditation requirements and surveyor interpretive guidelines for hospitals.  Included with the updates are clarifications for patient diets.

Dietary Services 2 (DS.2) requires that accredited hospitals ensure that all patients have a basic nutritional screening, and, if indicated, a more in-depth nutritional assessment by a registered dietitian.  DNV has enhanced the interpretive guidelines for this requirement.

Clarifications include:

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