Bellevue Medical Center: A Case Study in Resiliency

In the face of a series of crises, the leadership at Planetree Gold Certified Bellevue…

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Certification Virtual Assessment Coordinator Toolkit

A resource to help teams prepare for a virtual Certification assessment. Download here.

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Person-Centered Care Certification Application Tips

10 practical tips for completing the Person-Centered Care Certification application. Download here.

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Planetree Certification COVID Considerations Document

A companion document to the Person-Centered Care Certification Process Manual. This document explores how the…

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Adventist Health Howard Memorial Hospital Named One of Only 407 Hospitals in the Nation to Achieve 5 Star Status from CMS

How the unconventional style of a small community hospital within Adventist Health has created unparalleled…

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How One Urban Psychiatric Hospital Transformed its Reputation by Balancing Superior Clinical Care with a Humanized Healthcare Experience

One in Five adult Americans experiences mental illness annually. yet it is increasingly challenging for…

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Planetree Distinction Criteria and Application Process

The Distinction for Leadership and Innovation in Person-Centered Care Program extends the recognition pathway for…

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How Loch Lomond Villa, Inc. is meeting the growing demand for long-term care and exceeding expectations for nursing home life

Changing standard practice in long-term care improves quality of care and quality of life (more…)

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How Bellevue Medical Center Became the First Hospital in Lebanon to Introduce Shared Medical Records, Open Visitation and Bedside Shift Report

Bellevue Medical Center had a vision for delivering healthcare differently. Planetree Certification offered the plan…

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How a psychiatric hospital became a system-wide leader in employee engagement and creating a culture of safety

How NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Division Implemented a Transformational Patient-Centric Model for Behavioral Health (more…)

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Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Adds Planetree Certification to Long List of Accolades

How Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Sustained an Incredible Winning Streak (more…)

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Northern Westchester Hospital Achieves 37-Point Gain in “Likelihood to Recommend”

How Northern Westchester Hospital Became A Leader in Compassionate, Evidence-Based Care  (more…)

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Person-Centered Care Certification Program Manual

This comprehensive program manual is a must-have reference for any team pursuing Person-Centered Care Certification.…

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Planetree Person-Centered Care Services

Planetree offers a full spectrum of consulting services to support you and your organization at…

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How Sharp Coronado Transformed Outcomes and Reputation Through Person-Centered Care

Hospital Secures Millions in Funding, Is Recognized As a Center of Excellence in Orthopedic Surgery…

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Benefits of Planetree Person-Centered Care

In this infographic, you’ll learn the positive changes Planetree Person-Centered Care Certified providers experience in…

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A Plain-Language, Evidence-Based Guiding Framework for Patient and Family Engaged Care

Learn how NAM standards in Patient and Family Engaged Care — what Planetree calls Person-Centered…

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The Planetree Path to Person-Centered Excellence

In this infographic, you’ll learn the step-by-step process for becoming Certified in Person-Centered Care Excellence.…

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Planetree Certification Criteria

Planetree has developed its certification criteria based on decades of observing and fine-tuning best practices…

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Top 10 Best Practices in Person-Centered Care

Building a construct for caring in your organization while becoming person-centered is no small feat…

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Conversation with Planetree Founder Angelica Thieriot

Angie Thieriot founded Planetree in 1978 after a series of difficult personal health experiences. In…

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Harnessing Evidence and Experience to Change Culture: A Guiding Framework for Patient and Family Engaged Care

Learn how modern standards in Patient and Family Engaged Care benefit patients, their loved ones,…

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