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Project BOOST

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This site is devoted to the Project BOOST® Mentored Implementation Program developed by the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) http://www.hospitalmedicine.org/BOOST/. Enrolled hospitals receive mentoring, peer support and education in improving care transitions in all patients. This site and program include online educational opportunities, training materials, an interactive online collaborative, support for structure and process improvements, program site results and BOOST site application materials. Project BOOST states their research shows that in a sample of 11 hospitals using at least one project tool, organizations reduced 30-day readmissions by 13.6 percent. The full updated Project BOOST toolkit is available for purchase via download; the 2008 first edition toolkit is available for free.

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Citation: Project BOOST® Implementation Toolkit Overview. Society of Hospital Medicine Website. http://www.hospitalmedicine.org/Web/Quality_Innovation/Implementation_Toolkits/Project_BOOST/Web/Quality___Innovation/Implementation_Toolkit/Boost/Overview.aspx?hkey=09496d80-8dae-4790-af72-efed8c3e3161. Published November 25, 2013. Accessed June 22, 2015.
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