Takahiro Higashi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Opinion of Japanese rheumatology physicians on methods of assessing the quality of rheumatoid arthritis care
    Takahiro Higashi
    Department of Public Health Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:290-5. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint The national database of hospital-based cancer registries: a nationwide infrastructure to support evidence-based cancer care and cancer control policy in Japan
    Takahiro Higashi
    Department of Public Health Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 44:2-8. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Quality of gastric cancer care in designated cancer care hospitals in Japan
    Takahiro Higashi
    Department of Public Health Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Int J Qual Health Care 25:418-28. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Establishing a quality measurement system for cancer care in Japan
    Takahiro Higashi
    Department of Public Health Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 43:225-32. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of newspaper articles for coverage of public reporting data: a case study of unadjusted cancer survival data
    Takahiro Higashi
    Department of Public Health Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 43:95-100. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of analgesic prescriptions among patients with cancer in Japan: an analysis of health insurance claims data
    Takahiro Higashi
    Department of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Glob J Health Sci 4:197-203. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Opinions of Japanese rheumatology physicians regarding clinical practice guidelines
    Takahiro Higashi
    Department of Public Health Health Policy, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:78-85. 2010
  8. pmc Lessons learned in the development of process quality indicators for cancer care in Japan
    Takahiro Higashi
    Department of Health Policy Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Biopsychosoc Med 4:14. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Understanding by the general public of newspaper reports on publicly reported cancer survival in Japan: a randomized controlled trial
    Fumiaki Nakamura
    Department of Public Health Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 44:651-60. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of feedback interventions for improving the quality assurance of cancer screening in Japan: study design and report of the baseline survey
    Ryoko Machii
    Screening Research Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 42:96-104. 2012

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Opinion of Japanese rheumatology physicians on methods of assessing the quality of rheumatoid arthritis care
    Takahiro Higashi
    Department of Public Health Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:290-5. 2012
    ..To examine the opinion of rheumatology physicians in Japan regarding desirable quality assessment methods...
  2. ncbi request reprint The national database of hospital-based cancer registries: a nationwide infrastructure to support evidence-based cancer care and cancer control policy in Japan
    Takahiro Higashi
    Department of Public Health Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 44:2-8. 2014
    ..Researchers and policy-makers in Japan are encouraged to take advantage of this powerful tool to enhance cancer control and their clinical practice. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Quality of gastric cancer care in designated cancer care hospitals in Japan
    Takahiro Higashi
    Department of Public Health Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Int J Qual Health Care 25:418-28. 2013
    ..To develop a set of process-of-care quality indicators (QIs) that would cover a wide range of gastric cancer care modalities and to examine the current state of the quality of care provided by designated cancer care hospitals in Japan...
  4. ncbi request reprint Establishing a quality measurement system for cancer care in Japan
    Takahiro Higashi
    Department of Public Health Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 43:225-32. 2013
    ..These activities will soon lead to effective quality monitoring and improvement in Japan...
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of newspaper articles for coverage of public reporting data: a case study of unadjusted cancer survival data
    Takahiro Higashi
    Department of Public Health Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 43:95-100. 2013
    ..We concluded that caution is required because newspaper reports may convey potentially contradicting messages and technical details may be described inaccurately...
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of analgesic prescriptions among patients with cancer in Japan: an analysis of health insurance claims data
    Takahiro Higashi
    Department of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Glob J Health Sci 4:197-203. 2012
    ..Restricting the target patient group to patients on analgesics may be more efficient but the extent of that efficiency remains uncertain...
  7. doi request reprint Opinions of Japanese rheumatology physicians regarding clinical practice guidelines
    Takahiro Higashi
    Department of Public Health Health Policy, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:78-85. 2010
    ..To examine the views of rheumatology physicians concerning clinical practice guidelines in Japan, and changes to them following the dissemination of new guidelines for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in 2004...
  8. pmc Lessons learned in the development of process quality indicators for cancer care in Japan
    Takahiro Higashi
    Department of Health Policy Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Biopsychosoc Med 4:14. 2010
    ..Future activities in this project, which is still ongoing, should focus on the further exploration of these problems...
  9. ncbi request reprint Understanding by the general public of newspaper reports on publicly reported cancer survival in Japan: a randomized controlled trial
    Fumiaki Nakamura
    Department of Public Health Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 44:651-60. 2014
    ..This study was aimed to examine how well readers of newspapers understand cancer survival rate data, and the effect of this understanding on their behavioral intent...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of feedback interventions for improving the quality assurance of cancer screening in Japan: study design and report of the baseline survey
    Ryoko Machii
    Screening Research Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 42:96-104. 2012
    ..To explore effective methods of enhancing quality in cancer screening, we started a randomized control study of the methods of evaluation and feedback for cancer control from 2009 to 2014...
  11. doi request reprint Concordance of hospital-based cancer registry data with a clinicians' database for breast cancer
    Mingji Zhang
    Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:459-64. 2012
    ..We aimed to shed lights on the similarity and differences between a hospital-based cancer registry with a clinicians' database for breast cancer by comparing the registered data on the same year...
  12. doi request reprint Keeping vulnerable elderly patients free from pressure ulcer is associated with high caregiver burden in informal caregivers
    Yosuke Yamamoto
    Department of Epidemiology and Healthcare Research, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    J Eval Clin Pract 16:585-9. 2010
    ..The effect of the presence of pressure ulcers on burden of caregivers is unknown. We investigated the relationship between the state of pressure ulcers in vulnerable elderly patients and the burden on their informal caregivers...
  13. doi request reprint Evaluation and revision of checklists for screening facilities and municipal governmental programs for gastric cancer and colorectal cancer screening in Japan
    Takahiro Higashi
    Department of Public Health Health Policy, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 40:1021-30. 2010
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  14. ncbi request reprint [Envisioning quality measurement systems of cancer care]
    Takahiro Higashi
    Research Center for Cancer Screening and Prevention, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Nihon Geka Gakkai Zasshi 109:45-9. 2008
  15. ncbi request reprint Prescription trends of prophylactic antiemetics for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in Japan
    Ayako Okuyama
    Department of Health Promotion Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
    Support Care Cancer 22:1789-95. 2014
    ..This study aimed at identifying prescription trends for the recommended antiemetic therapies before and after the publication of the first guidelines for antiemetic therapy in Japan...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Increasing of treatment quality for cancer based on National Cancer Data Base, United States]
    Takahiro Higashi
    Center for cancer control and information servives, Tsukigi, Chuo, Tokyo, Japan
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 35:1445-9. 2008