HSR's Award-winning Articles

AcademyHealth's Article-of-the-Year Award

AcademyHealth's Article-of-the-Year Award recognizes the best scientific work that the fields of health services research and health policy have produced and published during the previous calendar year. Award-winning articles provide new insights into the delivery of health care and advances knowledge of the field.  Below are articles in HSR which have been selected as AcademyHealth Article-of-the-Year recipients.

Jeffrey H. Silber, M.D., Ph.D. Aggressive Treatment Style and Surgical OutcomesHealth Services Research, December, 2010. Co-authored by Robert Kaestner, Orit Even-Shoshan, Yanli Wang, and Laura J. Bressler.

Ming Tai-Seale, Thomas G. McGuire, Weiman Zhang. "Time Allocation in Primary Care Office Visits," Health Services Research, Vol. 42, No. 5, October 2007: 1871-1894.

Darrell J. Gaskin, Ph.D. "Are Urban Safety-Net Hospitals Losing Low-Risk Medicaid Maternity Patients?," Health Services Research, Vol. 36, No. 1 Part I, April 2001: 25-51.

John Kralewski, Euguene C. Rich, Roger Feldman, Bryan E. Dowd, Terrace Bernhardt, Christopher Johnson, William Gold. "The Effects of Medical Group Practice and Physician Payment Methods on Costs of Care," Health Services Research, Vol. 35, No. 2, August 2000: 591-613.

Mark Schlesinger, Benjamin Druss, and Tracey Thomas. "No Exit? The Effect of Health Status on Dissatisfaction and Disenrollment from Health Plans," Health Services Research. Vol. 34, No. 2, June 1999: 547-576.

Martin F. Shapiro, Marc L. Berk, Sandra H. Berry, Carol-Ann Emmons, Leslie A. Athey, David C. Hsia, Arleen A. Leibowitz, Carl A. Maida, Marvin Marcus, Judith F. Perlman, Claudia L Schur, Mark A. Schuster, J. Walton Senterfitt and Samuel Bozzette. "National Probability Samples in Studies of Low- Prevalence Diseases. Part I: Perspectives and Lessons from the HIV Cost and Services Utilization Study," Health Services Research. Vol. 34, No. 5 part 1, December 1999: 951-965.

Martin R. Frankel, Martin F. Shapiro, Naihua Duan, Sally C. Morton, Sandra H. Berry, Julie A. Brown, M. Audrey Burnam, Susan E. Cohn, Dana P. Goldman, Daniel F. McCaffrey, Stephen M. Smith, Patricia A. St. Clair, James F. Tebow and Samuel A. Bozzette. "National Probability Samples in Studies of Low-Prevalence Diseases. Part II: Designing and Implementing the HIV Cost and Services Utilization Study Sample," Health Services Research. Vol. 34, No. 5 Part I, December 1999: 969-992.

David Dranove and William D. White. "Medicaid-Dependent Hospitals and Their Patients: How Have They Fared?," Health Services Research, Vol. 33, No. 2 Part I, June 1998: 163-185.

Pamela F. Short and Vicki A. Freedman. "Single Women and the Dynamics of Medicaid," Health Services Research, Vol. 33, No. 5 Part I, December 1998: 1309-1336.

Lawrence C. Kleinman, Howard Freeman, Judy Perlman and Lillian Gelberg. "Homing in on the Homeless: Assessing the Physical Health of Homeless Adults in Los Angeles County Using an Original Method to Obtain Physical Examination Data in a Survey," Health Services Research, December 1996, Vol. 31, No. 5: 533-549.

Roger D. Feldman, Bryan Dowd and Gregory Gifford, "The Effect of HMOs on Premiums in Employment-based Health Plans," Health Services Research, February 1993, Vol. 27, No. 6: 779-811.

Richard L. Kravitz, Sheldon Greenfield, William Rogers, Willard G. Manning, Jr., Michael Zubkoff, Eugene C. Nelson, Alvin R. Tarlov and John E. Ware, Jr. "Differences in the Mix of Patients Among Medical Specialties and Systems of Care," Journal of the American Medical Association, March 1992, Vol. 267, No. 12: 1617-1623.

Paula Diehr, Kevin Cain, Frederick Connell and Ernest Volinn. "What is Too Much Variation? The Null Hypothesis in a Small-Area Analysis," Health Services Research, February 1990, Vol. 24, No. 6: 741-771.

Harold S. Luft, Sandra B. Hunt and Susan C. Maerki. "The Vol.-Outcome Relationship: Practice-Makes-Perfect or Selective-Referral Patterns?," Health Services Research, 1987, Vol. 22, No. 2: 157-182.