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Thorough Thoughts

News and insights about medicare's preventive and wellness programs and improving health outcomes for patients.

Patti Russ, CNP

Since September of 2016, I have had the role of ThoroughCare's Clinical Director. Having worked in a variety of clinical settings for several (uncounted) years, I've been able to use the practical experience gained and my education as an Adult Nurse Practitioner to write the medical content for our software. I am also engaging patients on a monthly basis for the CCM Program, which helps the company recognize and act upon changes needed in a timely manner. Living in Cleveland for 50+ years with my husband of 42 years, and attending THE Ohio State University has been a trial when working with the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh staff, but it builds character....

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Chronic Care Management | Coronavirus | COVID-19

COVID-19: Answering CCM Patients’ Questions

By: Patti Russ, CNP
March 19th, 2020

During this difficult time, those calling Chronic Care Management (CCM) patients are frequently being asked questions about the current coronavirus outbreak – what are the symptoms? Can I go to the store? Should I be tested? etc. Because COVID-19 is caused by a new virus, what we need to know changes daily as knowledge increases about the virus’s effects.

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