Medical Informatics


Prof. Yokoi
  • Professor
  • Extraordinary Associate Professor
    • Masatoshi TANIGAWA, Ph.D.
  • Healthcare Information Technologist
    • Tomoaki SOGO
    • Madoka NAKANO
  • Medical Technologist
    • Yoko KATAOKA
  • Secretary
    • Takae TETSUMURA

Current Research Projects

  • Research and development on healthcare information system.
  • Research and development on regional medical information cooperation systems such as K-MIX (Kagawa Medical information eXchange), K-MIX+ (Kagawa Medical Information eXchange plus), regional healthcare information exchange system for diabetics ,and electronic prescription system.
  • Studies on clinical research supporting system.
  • MID-NET®: Medical Information Database Network in japan (The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare).
  • The Gemini Project: Construction of the backup system of medical information system data among the National University Hospital for BCP (The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology).

Recent Publications

  • The utilization and challenges of Japan’s MID-NET® medical information database network in postmarketing drug safety assessments: A summary of pilot pharmacoepidemiological studies.
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 28:601-608(2019).
  • Identification of gastrointestinal perforation based on ICD-10 code in a Japanese administrative medical information database and associated drug exposure risk factors.
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf.  in press(2019).

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