Jung-Ah Lee, PhD, RN, an Associate Professor in the Program in Nursing Science, University of California Irvine, received a Doctorate of Philosophy in Nursing from the University of Washington (UW) School of Nursing (SoN), Seattle, WA, and a Master of Nursing from the UW SoN Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems. Dr. Lee is interested in healthcare systems and how the structure and processes of a health care system affects patient safety and clinical and organizational outcomes. She has investigated quality improvement techniques, patient safety issues, effective healthcare delivery models and cost-effectiveness of care.
2013-2014 Pilot Project, "The use of innovative mobile health technology among elderly Hispanics on anticoagulation therapy."Dr. Lee's RCMAR/CHIME- and UCLA CTSI-funded project was a design and test of Mobile Applications for Seniors to enhance Safe anticoagulation therapy (MASS), a mobile-based health technology intervention composed of several culturally appropriate and age-sensitive tools and components in order to promote independence and self-care in older Hispanics on anticoagulation treatment (AT) using the principals of participatory action research.
Pilot Project Publication:
Lee JA, Nguyen AL, Berg J, Amin A, Bachman M, Guo Y, Evangelista LS. Attitudes and preferences on the use of mobile health technology and health games for self-management: interviews with older adults on anticoagulation therapy. Journal of Medical Internet Research (MDIR) mHealth and uHealth. 2014 Jul 23;2(3):e32. doi: 10.2196/mhealth.3196. PMID: 25098413. PMCID: PMC4125157.