BOOSTing (Better Outcomes for Older adults through Safe Transitions) Care Transitions Resource Room

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BOOSTing (Better Outcomes for Older adults through Safe Transitions) Care Transitions Resource Room

Description

The BOOSTing (Better Outcomes for Older adults through Safe Transitions) Care Transitions Resource Room provides a wealth of materials to help hospitals optimize the discharge process.

These tools can help to:

  • Analyze current workflow processes
  • Select effective interventions
  • Redesign workflow and implement interventions
  • Educate your team on best practices
  • Promote a team approach to safe and effective discharges
  • Evaluate your progress and modify your interventions accordingly
Topics include:
  • How to use
  • Implementation guide
  • First steps
  • Best practices
  • Analyze care delivery
  • Track performance
  • The BOOST intervention
  • Continue to improve
Users will also have access to:
  • Education resources
  • Clinical tools
  • Quality improvement basics
  • Professional development
  • Exchange information

Developer:

Society of Hospital Medicine

Funding Sources:

John A. Hartford Foundation

History

Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: October 2008
Last Updated: 02/16/09

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