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Quality Improvement  

A National initiative led by the Society of Hospital Medicine to improve the care of patients as they transition from hospital to home.


  • Identify high-risk patients on admission and target risk-specific interventions
  • Reduce 30 day readmission rates for general medicine patients
  • Reduce length of stay
  • Improve facility patient satisfaction and H-CAHPS scores
  • Improve information flow between inpatient and outpatient providers

Meet our Mentors

Learn How BOOST Reduces Readmission Rates

BOOST Results

Get a year of expert mentoring and peer support to implement BOOST at your institution. Apply for current BOOST Cohorts:

Current BOOST Sites

View Feb. 2014 Recorded informational webinar.

SHM has developed products and tools to enhance quality improvement and safety at your institution.

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