CV, Publications and Conference Presentations


Curriculum Vitae:

CV link: Ken Kok CV


Kok, K., Lang, D. (2013). Innovative low-cost tele-monitoring: A versatile system using generic hardware-open source software and free data brokering services. Health Care and Informatics Review Online17 (1): 2-10 (2013). 1 citation: Design and Development of a Data Logger Based on IEEE 802.15.4/ZigBee and GSM.

https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.hinz.org.nz/resource/collection/0F09C2E4-7A05-49FB-8324-709F1AB2AA2F/P2_Kok.pdf

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Kok. K. (2012). FAST Program Video https://vimeo.com/73904914

Kok, K. (2012). Patient Smart FAST. Awhina Health Excellence Award Winner (Oral presentation). https://prezi.com/yivw2g-s6akd/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy

Kok, K. (2012). Patient Smart FAST. HQSC Quality Account, 
https://2012.qualityaccounts.health.nz/our-strategic-plan-priorities/future-focus-for-2013-14/capability-development/fast

Kok, K. (2012). "Patient Smart Fast": An innovative applied quality improvement system. HQSC and Ko Awatea National Improvement Day, 19 Sept. 2012. Middlemore Hospital.

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Bhally, Hasan & Murch, Rupert & Drinkovic, Dragana & Bissett, Annette & Kok, Ken. (2015). Establishing Best Clinical Practice in Blood Culture Collection: Successful Implementation of a Multimodal Quality Improvement Strategy in a Public Hospital in Auckland. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2. 10.1093/ofid/ofv133.705.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication313262425_Establishing_Best_Clinical_Practice_in_Blood_Culture_Collection_Successful_Implementation_of_a_Multimodal_Quality_Improvement_Strategy_in_a_Public_Hospital_in_Auckland

https://idsa.confex.com/idsa/2015/webprogram/Paper51472.html

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H. Bhally, P. Pillay, N. Couch, K. Kok, S. Osborne, J. Bothwell, N. Gow. (2013), QUIT CAUTI programme: a multifaceted approach to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections in a public hospital. Session: Infections associated with vascular access, CSF and urinary catheters. Abstract and ePoster.

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Dr Hasan Bhally, Dr Cheryl Johnson, Dr Laura Chapman, Dr Rebecca Higgins, Dr Mahendra Naidoo, Priya Mohini, Lena Estrin, Darren Welch, Ken Kok. Reducing Waste Ordering at WDHB -are "URINE" or not? An initiative to improve test requests for suspected urinary tract infections (UTI) in ED/ADU patients; (Using FAST Methology). Awhina  Health Campus

https://www.awhinahealthcampus.co.nz/Portals/43/PropertyAgent/5302/Files/1800/WHEA206.pdf

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Hasan Bhally, Infectious Diseases Physician Rupert Murch, Clinical Nurse Educator Dragana Drinkovic, Clinical Microbiologist Annette Bissett, Lead Phlebotomist Ken Kok, Quality Improvement Specialist. Establishing Best Clinical Practice in Blood Culture Collection: Successful Implementation of a Multimodal Quality Improvement Strategy in a Public Hospital in Auckland
Open Forum Infectious Diseases, Volume 2, Issue suppl_1, 1 December 2015, 991, https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofv133.705 Published: 09 December 2015
https://academic.oup.com/ofid/article/2/suppl_1/991/2635232

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2015, Poster presentation, April International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare Programme London

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Vanessa Aplin, Graeme White, Ken Kok. (2016).  Drowning in paperwork? Get Onboard! Deploying tools to improve the New Employee Hiring Process at Waitemata DHB. Awhina Health Excellence Awards Posters: (Poster presentation); https://www.awhinahealthcampus.co.nz/Portals/43/PropertyAgent/5302/Files/2199/WHEA115.pdf

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October 2018:

Ken Kok (2018). Strategic deployment of a quality system using multi model approach, HQSC Scientific Symposium October 2018, Oral presentation, Te Papa, Wellington.
https://prezi.com/8kitxgpa91v2/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy

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