Ranran Mi

Ranran Mi
University of Wisconsin–Madison | UW · School of Journalism and Mass Communication

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Background: Approximately 20% of community-dwelling older adults discharged from the emergency department (ED) return to an ED within 30 days, an occurrence partially resulting from poor care transitions. Prior published interventions to improve the ED-to-home transition have either lacked feasibility or effectiveness. The Care Transitions Interve...
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This study examines whether communication within a smartphone-based application for addiction recovery produces distinct effects depending on 1) the “level” of communication, defined as intraindividual communication (e.g., journal entries to oneself); dyadic communication (e.g., private messaging to other individuals); or network communication (e.g...
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Objective Motivating older adults to follow up with an outpatient clinician after discharge from emergency departments (ED) is beneficial yet challenging. We aimed to answer whether psychological needs for motivation and discrete emotions observed by care transition coaches would predict this behavioral outcome. Methods Community-dwelling older ad...
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Background Improving care transitions following emergency department (ED) visits may reduce post-ED adverse events among older adults (e.g., ED revisits, decreased function). The Care Transitions Intervention (CTI) improves hospital-to-home transitions; however, its effectiveness at improving post-ED outcomes is unknown. We tested the effectiveness...
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Objectives Follow-up with outpatient clinicians after discharge from the emergency department (ED) reduces adverse outcomes among older adults, but rates are suboptimal. Social isolation, a common factor associated with poor health outcomes, may help explain these low rates. This study evaluates social isolation as a predictor of outpatient follow-...
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Objective Older adults discharged from the emergency department (ED) are at high risk for adverse outcomes. Adherence to ED discharge instructions is necessary to reduce those risks. The objective of this study is to determine the individual‐level factors associated with adherence with ED discharge instructions among older adult ED outpatients. Me...

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