Adjunct member

SEKIMOTO, Miho< back to the list


Head Physician,Department of Anesthesia, Saiseikai Suita Hospital
Visiting Researcher,Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo


Miho Sekimoto graduated from Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, and received Master of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University and a medical degree at Kyoto University. After working as a lecturer at the Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, she is currently working at the Saiseikai Suita Hospital, while conducting research on quality of medical care.

【Recent Publications】

Sekimoto, M. and M. Ii, “Supplier-Induced Demand for Chronic Disease Care in Japan: Multilevel Analysis of the Association between Physician Density and Physician-Patient Encounter Frequency,” Value in Health Regional Issues, 6, 103-110, 2015.

Hamada, H., M. Sekimoto, and Y. Imanaka, “Effects of the per diem prospective payment system with DRG-like grouping system (DPC/PDPS) on resource usage and healthcare quality in Japan,” Health Policy, 107(2-3), 194-201, 2012.

Motohashi, T., H. Hamada, J. Lee, M. Sekimoto, and Y. Imanaka, “Factors associated with prolonged length of hospital stay of elderly patients in acute care hospitals in Japan: a multilevel analysis of patients with femoral neck fracture,” Health Policy, 111(1), 60-67, 2013.

Lee, J., Y. Imanaka, M. Sekimoto, H. Ikai, and T. Otsubo, “Healthcare-associated infections in acute ischaemic stroke patients from 36 Japanese hospitals: risk-adjusted economic and clinical outcomes,” International Journal of Stroke, 6(1), 16-24, 2011.

Nishikawa, H, Y, Imanaka, M. Sekimoto, and H. Ikai, “Verification bias in assessment of the utility of MRI in the diagnosis of cruciate ligament tears,” American Journal of Roentgenology, 195(5), W357-364, 2010.

Sasaki, H., Y. Imanaka, M. Sekimoto, J. Lee, and T. Otsubo, “Antimicrobial prescription patterns for children hospitalized with pneumonia and compliance to guidelines in Japan: a multicenter study,” Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 16(5), 987-989, 2010.

Umegaki, T, M. Sekimoto, K. Hayashida, and Y. Imanaka, “An outcome prediction model for adult intensive care,” Critical Care and Resuscitation Journal, 12(2), 96-103, 2010.

Sekimoto, M., Y. Imanaka, T. Shirai, H. Sasaki, T. Komeno, J. Lee, K. Yoshihara, E. Ashihara, T. Maekawa, “Risk-adjusted assessment of incidence and quantity of blood use in acute-care hospitals in Japan: an analysis using administrative data,” Vox Sanguinis (In press)

Nishikawa, H., Y. Imanaka, M. Sekimoto, K. Hayashida, and H. Ikai. “Influence of verification bias on the assessment of MRI in the diagnosis of meniscal tear,” American Journal of Roentgenology, 193(6), 1596-1602, 2009.

Kawasaki, K., M. Sekimoto, T. Ishizaki, and Y. Imanaka, “Work stress and workload of full-time anesthesiologists in acute care hospitals in Japan,” Journal of Anesthesia, 23(2), 235-241, 2009.

Nojo, T., Y. Imanaka, T. Ishizaki, M. Sekimoto, M. Yoshino, T. Kurosawa, H. Takao and K. Ohtomo, “Lung cancer incidence in middle-aged men estimated by low-dose computed tomography screening,” Lung Cance, 65(1), 56-61, 2009.

Sekimoto, M., Y. Imanaka, H. Kobayashi, T. Okubo, J. Kizu, H. Kobuse, H. Mihara, N. Tsuji, and A. Yamaguchi, “Factors affecting performance of hospital infection control in Japan,” American Journal of Infection Control, 37(2), 136-142, 2009.

Shirai, T., Y. Imanaka, M. Sekimoto, and T. Ishizaki, “QIP Ovarian Cancer Expert Group. Primary chemotherapy patterns for ovarian cancer treatment in Japan,” The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research (in press).

Lee, J., Y. Imanaka, M. Sekimoto, T. Ishizaki, K. Hayashida, H. Ikai, and T. Otsubo, “Risk-adjusted increases in medical resource utilization associated with healthcare-acquired infections in gastrectomy patients,” Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 16(1), 100-106, 2010.

Ishizaki, T., Y. Imanaka, M. Sekimoto, H. Fukuda, H. Mihara, “Treatment of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Expert Group. Comparisons of risk-adjusted clinical outcomes for patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage across eight teaching hospitals in Japan,” Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice (in press)