Patrick Charmel has been affiliated with Griffin hospital for more than 25 years and has served as CEO since 1998. He holds an undergraduate degree in health services administration from Quinnipuiac University and Masters Degree in Public Health from Yale University.
“Griffin adopted the Planetree model after conducting extensive consumer research and soliciting hospital staff input on patient expectations. The Planetree model was determined to be responsive to identified consumer demand for personalized humanistic care in an environment that is conducive to healing.”
“Successful adoption of a patient centered approach to care delivery requires transformational culture change and a long term commitment.”