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The BOOST Application Process

Steps to Become a BOOST Site:

  1. Download application and email to boost@hospitalmedicine.org or submit an online application by completing the information below.
  2. Then an email will be generated with a link to the application.
  3. Along with the application, a Letter of Support will need to be submitted from an Executive Sponsor at your institution (Note: Applications are not considered unless both the application and Letter of Support are submitted. The Letter of support can be either attached to the application, faxed 267-702-2690 or e-mailed to lvalentino@hosptialmedicine.org)
  4. Applications are reviewed
  5. Accepted BOOST sites are notified
  6. Upon acceptance sites pay a tuition fee of $24,000*


What does Project BOOST Mentoring Program Provide?

Project BOOST has 5 Key Elements:

  • A Comprehensive Intervention developed by a panel of nationally recognized experts based on the best available evidence.
  • A Comprehensive Implementation Guide provides step-by-step instructions and project management tools, such as the TeachBack Training Curriculum, to help interdisciplinary teams redesign work flow and plan, implement, and evaluate the intervention.
  • Longitudinal Technical Assistance provides face-to-face training and a year of expert mentoring and coaching to implement BOOST interventions that build a culture that supports safe and complete transitions. The mentoring program provides a train the trainer DVD and curriculum for nurses and case managers on using the TeachBack process, and webinars targeting the educational needs of other team members including administrators, data analysts, physicians, nurses and others.
  • The BOOST Collaboration allows sites to communicate with and learn from each other via the BOOST Listserv, BOOST Community site, and quarterly all-site teleconferences and webinars.
  • The BOOST Data Center, an online resource center, allows sites to store and benchmark data against control units and other sites and generates reports.

 

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Phone: 800-843-3360 | Fax: 267-702-2690 | Email: webmaster@hospitalmedicine.org | Industry Policies
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