About Cayuga Health

Cayuga Health will remain the region’s leading healthcare system, and most trusted driver of integrated health services, together with valued partners.  We empower our people and employ our capabilities to equitably improve the well-being of the communities we serve.

Clinical Excellence & Recognition: Planetree

Person-centered care is more than hospitality. It is more than amenities and inviting surroundings. Person-centered care creates positive impressions and satisfying experiences, but beyond that, it improves lives. Person-centered care creates workplaces that energize and inspire joy at work. It improves health outcomes and unites communities around health and wellness.

Planetree Inc. is a consumer healthcare organization dedicated to humanizing health care. The Planetree, or sycamore tree, is the tree under which Hippocrates, the founder of modern medicine, sat when he began teaching his medical students many centuries ago.

Planetree’s Certification for Excellence in Person-Centered Care represents the highest mark of achievement for creating an organizational culture that engages patients, families, staff, and the community to improve overall health and well-being.

Cayuga Health is proud to be a member of the Planetree network and on the journey towards certification in Person-Centered Care.