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The University of Tokyo

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2016
Project Assistant Professor, Presidential Endowed Chair for "Platinum Society", The University of Tokyo
Apr 2011
Mar 2016
Assistant Professor, School of Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Healthcare Social System Engineering Laboratory, The University of Tokyo

Published Papers

Matching of patient’s difficulty and staff’s ability to take blood for improving blood collection operation for outpatients
42(5)    2017   [Refereed]
Competence Evaluation for Quality Assurance of Clinical Laboratory Test -Development of Competence Evaluation Items using Cause-and-Effect Diagram-
Ryoko Shimono, Rie Akinaga, Kazunori Hase, Satoko Tsuru, Yoshinori Iizuka
Proceedings of the 60th European Organization for Quality Congress   8p   Jun 2016   [Refereed]
Development of the Structure of the Knowledgebase for Countermeasures in the Knowledge Acquisition Process for Trouble Prediction in Healthcare Processes
Shogo Kato, Daisuke Okamoto, Satoko Tsuru, Yoshinori Iizuka, Ryoko Shimono
International Journal of Medical, Health, Biomedical, Bioengineering and Pharmaceutical Engineering   9(10) 702-707   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
A Model to Evaluate Competence of Medical Doctors for Invasive Techniques at Hospitals - Evaluation System based on Competence Criteria for Quality Assurance-
Ryoko Shimono, Yoshihiro Natori, Satoko Tsuru, Yoshinori Iizuka
Total Quality Science   1(1) 1-11   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Structuring Patients’ Information for Quality Assurance of Surgery at Hospitals
Ryoko Shimono, Masatoshi Yumoto, Toru Kuroda, Satoko Tsuru, Yoshinori Iizuka
Proceedings of International Conference on Quality 2014   1150-1159   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
A Model for Deriving a set of Standard Process Modules aiming for Quality Assuranceof Surgery Process
Ryoko Shimono, Satoko Tsuru, Yoshinori Iizuka
Journal of the Japanese Society for Quality Control   44(2) 232-242   Apr 2014   [Refereed]
Designing Structured Regional Alliance Path Model for Healthcare Coordination Based on PCAPS
Satoko Tsuru,Shinichi Yoshii, Shogo Kato, Ryoko Shimono, Yoshinori Iizuka, Masahiko Munechika
Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Nursing Informatics   11 6p   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Ryoko Shimono, Satoko Tsuru, Yoshinori Iizuka
Journal of the Japanese Society for Quality Control   41(3) 371-381   Jul 2011   [Refereed]
For hospitals, personnel allocation is a critical issue because the quality of healthcare depends on the competence of the personnel. Personnel allocation at hospitals must take into account the diversity of patients' needs, the complexity of the ...
A Model for Personnel Allocation at Hospitals
Ryoko Shimono, Shogo Kato, Satoko Tsuru, Yoshinori Iizuka
Proceedings of the European Organization for Quality Congress   11p   Jun 2011   [Refereed]
SHIMONO Ryoko, TSURU Satoko, IIZUKA Yoshinori
Journal of the Japanese Society for Quality Control   41(2) 213-224   Apr 2011   [Refereed]
Hospitals, even under the pressure of shrinking healthcare budgets, have to provide a safe and quality-assured service. Towards this goal, hospitals have to examine the course of health-care service provision, i.e. work processes, and to do so eff...

Conference Activities & Talks

A Model for Reviewing Surgical Operation Plans for Quality Assurance
Rika Takao, Ryoko Shimono, Satoko Tsuru, Toru Kuroda, Shuzo Kono, Kazuhiko Yoshida and Koji Asano
13th Asian Network for Quality Congress   23 Sep 2015   
Quality Assurance in Surgery: A Model to Plan for Anesthesia Management
Ryoko Shimono, Masatoshi Yumoto, Satoko Tsuru, Yoshinori Iizuka
13th Asian Network for Quality Congress   23 Sep 2015   
Quality Assurance of Invasive Medical Techniques -Approaches from Standardization and Observation
Ryoko Shimono, Masako Fujiwara, Satoko Tsuru, Yoshinori Iizuka
14th Asian Network for Quality Congress   22 Sep 2016   
Development of the modes of disease management for infants and children
Satoko Tsuru, Masako Fujiwara, Takanori Motoki, Takanori Minoura, Tohru Kobayashi, Koichi Tanizaki, Ryoko Shimono
25th European Medical Informatics Conference   1 Sep 2014   
Method for Evaluation and Analysis of Cancer Care Platform for the Implementation of PDCA
Kosuke Ota, Satoko Tsuru, Ryoko Shimono, Fumihiko Wakao, Shogo Kato
12th Asian Network for Quality Congress   3 Aug 2014