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Community Care Travel Team (CCTT)

Community Care Travel Team (CCTT)

The Community Care Travel Team (CCTT)

The Community Care Travel Team is an innovative, cost effective, chronic disease management program that provides a range of support services to patients in their Med Net One primary care physician’s office rather than an offsite facility or hospital.

Our Community Care Travel Team (CCTT) Services:
Our CCTT is comprised of registered nurses, registered dietitians, certified diabetes educators, certified pre-diabetes program educators, exercise specialists, behavioral health specialists and lifestyle coaches that provide a multitude of services within the comforts of a physician’s practice:

  • Education on self-management practices
  • Healthy lifestyle education
  • Individual or group sessions
  • Telephonic support between appointments

The patients work with the team to:

  • Manage their condition through diet and exercise
  • Better understand their medications
  • Manage emotional and physical health
  • Improve motivation to ensure lasting changes
  • Maximize quality of life

Community Care travel Team and Primary Care:
The CCTT concept is based on extensive research showing that self-management, group visits and integration of the telephone into the care program work to:

  • Diminish patient symptoms
  • Enhance patient activity
  • Increase patient independence
  • Encourage patients to take a more proactive role in their care

In addition to the benefits experienced by chronically ill patients, offering the CCTT in a physician’s practice provides the capability to:

  • Decrease healthcare costs
  • Reduce redundancy of services
  • Reduce the number of prescriptions filled
  • Reduce the annual number of office visits
  • Reduce the number of unique providers involved in patient care
  • Decrease hospital stays
  • Decrease frequent emergency department and urgent care visits

CCTT and the Patient-Centered Medical Home:
The CCTT program offers chronic illness management services in a cost-effective manner and lays the foundation for team-based care a key component of a “Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH).” A PCMH is a healthcare setting that facilitates partnerships between individual patients, their personal physicians and when appropriate, the patient’s family.