Welcome to the My Planetree Community

The My Planetree Community, exclusive for Planetree members, contains features to enhance the ways you connect, share, and learn with Planetree colleagues around the world. It has been 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.

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Engaging Patients and Families through Bedside Shift Report

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Planetree was proud to be a co-sponsor of the 2nd Dementia Thought Leaders Invitational Summit, held June 30th in Washington DC. The event brought together thought leaders committed to taking action and driving change for person-centered dementia care.... more

Struggling with Quiet at Night?

Is your organization struggling to create a quieter environment of care? You're not alone! "Quiet at night" remains the lowest scoring domain nationally on the HCAHPS patient perception of care survey. But there is hope! Learn how one hospital... more


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Invitation for all members to be seen in the opening montage!