Ken Kato

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Ken Kato
Aichi Shukutoku University
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Department of Sports and Health Sciences
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Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Associate Professor, Aichi Shukutoku University
Jan 2015
Oct 2018
Senior Assistant Professor, Center for Research Promotion and Support, Fujita Health University
Apr 2007
Mar 2014
Senior Researcher, Aichi Medical Association Research Institute
Jun 2002
Aug 2003
Research Assistant, Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies


Apr 2004
Mar 2008
Medical Information and Management Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University
Aug 2000
Aug 2003
School of Public Health, The University of Texas
May 1994
Dec 1999
Department of Sociology, Texas A&M University

Awards & Honors

Jun 2013
Awards for Excellence 2012 Highly commended paper, Emerald Literal Network
Jun 2007
Awards for Excellence 2007 Highly commended paper, Emerald Literal Network
Winner: K

Published Papers

James H. Tiessen, Ken Kato
Healthcare Management Forum   30(4) 175-180   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Terasaki Hitoshi, Asano Koji, Fukuda Takashi, Kato Ken, Arima Hitoshi, Hasegawa Tsuyoshi
Journal of the Japan Society for Healthcare Administration   54(3) 179-189   2017
The relationship between life concern of the elderly living in a housing complex and needs and life satisfaction level‐From a public housing complex survey in western Nagoya‐
Ken Kato, Makoto Miyaji, Seiichiro Takami, Nakako Fujiwara
Japan Journal of Human Health Care   1(1) 33-42   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
建部 謙治, 鈴木 森晶, 宮治 眞, 天野 寛, 井出 政芳, 加藤 憲, 杉浦 哲矢, 髙山 恵太
愛知工業大学研究報告 = Bulletin of Aichi Institute of Technology   (51) 110-115   Mar 2016
"The purpose of this research is to clarify the psychological and physiological effects of the seismic ground motion. A few exercises experienced seismic ground motion in the state of the posture which lay idle in the time of semidarkness. The mai...
IDE Masayoshi, YAMAMOTO Reiko, UNO Chie, SUZUKI Sachiko, ITO Yuko, HAYAKAWA Tomihiro, KATO Ken, AMANO Hiroshi, MIYAJI Makoto
J.J.R.M.   62(5) 726-744   2014
  The aim of this study was to examine topophilia in the elderly living in mountainous areas. Topophilia, which is the geographical concept invented by Yi-Fu Tuan in 1999, is defined as the affective bond between people and place or environmental ...
Tiessen J, Kambara H, Sakai T, Kato K, Yamauchi K, McMillan C
Health services management research : an official journal of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration / HSMC, AUPHA   26(2-3) 86-94   Aug 2013   [Refereed]
TAKAI Chiyo, KATO Ken, AMANO Hiroshi, MIYAJI Makoto, FUJIWARA Nakako, NAITO Michio, TAKAMI Seiichiro, ITOH Kenichi, YOKOI Takashi, MASEKI Mitsuaki
Journal of the Japan Society for Healthcare Administration   50(2) 169-180   Apr 2013
In this study, we conducted a survey on behavior and awareness toward healthcare services in order to discuss the ideas of the healthcare-life area (1,534 respondents, 51.5% response rate). The results showed that a certain number of residents cro...
Uda Kazu, Matsuda Tsunemi, Tanaka Yuka, Katsuyama Kimiko, Ando Yoshiko, Hukushima Tomoko, Suehira Tomoko, Nishiura Eri, Matsuda Takako, Kuribayashi Towaki, Kato Ken
Setsunan University Nursing Research   1(1) 15-24   Mar 2013
【目的】 ストーマ外来のケア導入場面で、皮膚・排泄ケア認定看護師(以下、WOCN)と患者がどのような方法でコミュニケーションするかを会話分析により捉え、コミュニケーションの特徴を検討するための示唆を得ることを目的とした。【方法】 近畿圏の総合病院で、WOCNが運営するストーマ外来での会話を録音し、Garfinkelによる会話分析を行った。【結果お よび考察】研究参加者は、10年の経験をもつWOCNと60歳代のストーマ造設術後₆ヶ月を経過した男性患者であった。分析した場面は、WOCNが患者へ...
加藤 憲, 勝山 貴美子
星城大学研究紀要   (13) 49-57   Mar 2013
Comparative study of ethical problems on national board exams in Japan for healthcare professions - specific examples of physicians, pharmacists, and speech therapists
Kobayashi S, Kato K, Fujiwara N, Miyaji M, Amano H, Naito M, Katsuyama K, Yamauchi K
International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health   2(2) 376-381   2013   [Refereed]
天野 寛, 加藤 憲, 宮治 眞
医療の質・安全学会誌   8(3) 169-180   2013
IDE Masayoshi, HAYAKAWA Tomihiro, KASHIWADA Reiko, YONEDA Eriko, ANDO Nozomu, WATARIGUCHI Toshitaka, SUZUKI Yoshinori, KOBAYASHI Shinya, TSUZUKI Mizuo, ESAKI Yoshie, KATO Ken, AMANO Hiroshi, MIYAJI Makoto
J.J.R.M.   61(4) 582-601   2013
  We examined how difficult it would be for the elderly living in mountainous areas to go to the nearest hospital using a Voronoi tessellation representing the mathematical concept of neighborhood. We defined the index of the nursing-care capacity...
Li K, Naganawa S, Wang K, Li P, Kato K, Li X, Zhang J, Yamauchi K
Journal of medical systems   36(5) 3283-3291   Oct 2012   [Refereed]
Arakawa M, Kawade Y, Yoshida R, Yamakita N, Endo T, Miyaji M, Kato K, Yoshida T
Japan Journal of Medical Informatics   32(1) 11-18   2012
 With the development of electrical medical recording technology, the function has been highly improving to fully collect a wide variety of medical information. However, medical records are still problematic because of their redundant and fragment...
Kato K, Yamauchi K, Miyaji M, Fujiwara N, Katsuyama K, Amano H, Kobayashi S, Naito M, Maki Y, Kawahara H, Maseki M, Senoo Y
International journal of health care quality assurance   25(1) 19-40   2012   [Refereed]
AMANO Hiroshi, KATO Ken, MIYAJI Makoto, FUJIWARA Nakako, KATSUYAMA Kimiko, KOBAYASHI Santaro, MAKI Yasunori, KAWAHARA Hirohisa, MASEKI Mitsuaki, SENOO Yoshio
Journal of the Japan Society for Healthcare Administration   48(4) 221-233   Oct 2011
The Aichi Medical Association (Aichi prefecture, Japan) surveyed 340 medical facilities in Aichi prefecture between February 25, 2008, and to March 31, 2008, regarding problems with patients including abusive language, violent behavior, and sexual...
Delivering better patient safety: attempt by the Aichi Medical Association
Katsumata K, Miyaji M, Kato K, Amano H, Fujiwara N, Takei Y, Yokoi T, Kawahara H, Maseki M, Senoh Y
Japan Medical Association Journal   54(2) 129-133   2011   [Refereed]
KATSUYAMA Kimiko, KATO Ken, MIYAJI Makoto, FUJIWARA Nakako, KOBAYASHI Santaro, AMANO Hiroshi, NAITO Michio, KAWAHARA Hirohisa, MAKI Yasunori, MASEKI Mitsuaki, SENOO Yoshio
Bulletin of social medicine   27(2) 11-19   Jun 2010
Chen BL, Li ED, Yamawuchi K, Kato K, Naganawa S, Miao WJ
Chinese medical journal   123(5) 574-580   Mar 2010   [Refereed]
Wang K, Li P, Chen L, Kato K, Kobayashi M, Yamauchi K
Journal of medical systems   34(1) 95-100   Feb 2010   [Refereed]
Katsuyama K, Koyama Y, Hirano Y, Mase K, Kato K, Mizuno S, Yamauchi K
International journal of health care quality assurance   23(4) 378-399   2010   [Refereed]
医療情報学 = Japan journal of medical informatics   28(4) 197-211   Jul 2009
Bulletin of social medicine   26(2) 87-96   Jun 2009
宮治 眞, 藤原 奈佳子, 加藤 憲, 天野 寛, 小林 三太郎, 勝山 貴美子, 三田 勝己
Journal of Liberal Arts, Seijoh University   5 89-108   Mar 2009
FUJIWARA Nakako, AMANO Hiroshi, MIYAJI Makoto, KATO Ken, YAMAUCHI Kazunobu, MORI Masami, HARA Shigeji, HAYAKAWA Tomihiro, MATSUBA Kazuhisa, NAKAJIMA Akihiko, TANIGUCHI Gen, UMESATO Yoshimasa, OKAJIMA Mitsuharu
Journal of the Japan Society for Healthcare Administration   46(1) 39-49   Jan 2009
Ida H, Miura M, Komoda M, Yakura N, Mano T, Hamaguchi T, Yamazaki Y, Kato K, Yamauchi K
International journal of health care quality assurance   22(6) 642-657   2009   [Refereed]
Wang K, Yamauchi K, Li P, Kato H, Kobayashi M, Kato K, Shimizu Y
Journal of medical systems   32(1) 51-57   Feb 2008   [Refereed]
Amano H, Fujiwara N, Miyaji M, Kato K, Katsuyama K, Kobayashi S, Yamada K, Goto K, Otsubo M
Japan Journal of Medical Informatics   28(4) 197-211   2008
 Releasing patient medical charts has entered a new phase due to recent advances in electronic medical chart systems. The author et al. previously surveyed patients and healthcare personnel using the same questionnaire, in order to compare patient...
Relationships between the eligibility process, trust in the U.S. health care system, and patient satisfaction with the Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Kato K, O'Malley KJ
Military medicine   172(8) 818-823   Aug 2007   [Refereed]
Yang J, Nugroho AS, Yamauchi K, Yoshioka K, Zheng J, Wang K, Kato K, Kuroyanagi S, Iwata A
Journal of medical systems   31(2) 117-123   Apr 2007   [Refereed]
加藤 憲, 藤原 奈佳子, 森 雅美
現代医学   54(2) 387-393   Nov 2006
Chen XY, Yamauchi K, Kato K, Nishimura A, Ito K
International journal of health care quality assurance incorporating Leadership in health services   19(4-5) 339-350   2006   [Refereed]
Huang D, Yamauchi K, Inden Y, Yang J, Jiang Z, Ida H, Katsuyama K, Wang K, Kato K, Kato H
Medical informatics and the Internet in medicine   30(4) 277-286   Dec 2005   [Refereed]
The mind-gap between governmental IT and nursing care robot implementing policies and welfare-care workers
(14) 29-44   Mar 2017   [Invited]

Conference Activities & Talks

TATEBE Kenji, MIYAJI Makoto, AMANO Hiroshi, IDE Masayoshi, KATO Ken
Summaries of technical papers of annual meeting   4 Sep 2015