Welcome to the My Planetree Community

This new My Planetree online platform, exclusive for Planetree members, features several new features to enhance the ways you connect, share, and learn with Planetree colleagues around the world. It was designed with a simple aim: to share knowledge and resources that will accelerate your efforts to enhance your patient and resident-centered organizational cultures. New functionality tools provide for ease of use in searching for content, viewing calendars of events and deadlines, sharing ideas and asking questions in group discussions, connecting with colleagues and peers holding similar positions, and much more...

If you’re already a member of My Planetree, you simply need to log in with your work email address. If you are new to My Planetree, please select 'create an account' (upper right corner) and follow the instructions for creating your account and gaining access to the site. To help in expediting your account verification, please use your work email address when creating your account.

If at any time you have questions, or would like a personalized tutorial, or guided tour of this site, please contact Karen Andazola, Planetree Senior Field Operations Specialist, or Melissa Thornburg, Planetree Experience Advisor. We also welcome your feedback, comments, and suggestions. Please feel free to contact us at any time.

SOP Awards

Follow us on Twitter

What's Hot


Preparing program award entries

I know many of you are preparing your entries and with the website down I would suggest preparing them in Word and then cutting and pasting the responses online.

We streamlined and simplified the criteria this year. We do not break out by component... more

2014 Spirit of Planetree program award submissions due this Friday, 4/18

Each year we look forward to the Spirit of Planetree awards and learning about the Planetree' community's amazing programs that bring compassionate personalized care experiences to patients and families. We encourage every affiliate to enter its programs... more

Be a part of Planetree Live at the International Conference Oct. 15

The real essence and impact of Planetree is virtually impossible to capture in an elevator speech, a poster session or in Powerpoint slides. It is something you need to experience.

This is the concept behind Planetree Live. Consider it the next... more

Knowledge is Power


Tracy Walsh

During a merger, communication is essential yet challenging. How much should we communicate? How much is too much? A recent...

photo not available

When it comes to patient and family advisory councils, it’s about quality, not quantity. Despite a growing number of such...

Michael Lepore

Request for Proposals

Posted in: Community

RFP for Harvey Picker Center of Innovation and Applied Research in Long-Term Care

Denise Theil

Presented by Mary Therese Hanksinson and Denise Coutsouridis, of VA New Jersey Healthcare System Falls can be devastating—physically,...