Defining and Evaluating Excellence in Patient-Centered Care

Charmel, Patrick A.
June 2010
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Summer2010, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p27
In this article, the author comments on the hospital care services of the Griffin Hospital in Derby, Connecticut. He mentions the approach of the hospital to patient-centered care which is guided by the Planetree philosophy that provides patient-provider partnerships to better serve its patients. He attests that the hospital satisfies the needs of the patients and families and regards it as a hospital of choice.


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