John M. Eisenberg Article-of-the-Year Award

Health Services Research (HSR) established the John M. Eisenberg Article-of-the-Year Award in 2003 to recognize excellent and original research among all articles published in the Journal during the year prior to the award.  Awardees are selected by the Co-Editors-in-Chief and the Senior Associate Editors, based on the overall quality of the article and its relevance to policy-relevant areas that Dr. Eisenberg had worked in or promoted during his tenure as Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). 


Impact of the Monetary Value of Housing Assistance on Adult Health Outcomes 

Thomas Byrne PhD, Daniel P. Miller PhD, Margaret M. C. Thomas PhD


Racial and ethnic disparities in access to and enrollment in high-quality Medicare Advantage plans

Sungchul Park, PhD, Rachel M. Werner, MD, PhD, Norma B. Coe, PhD


Hospital-Physician Integration and Medicare’s Site-Based Outpatient Payments

Brady Post PhD, Edward C. Norton PhD, Brent Hollenbeck MD, MS, Thomas Buchmueller PhD, Andrew M. Ryan PhD, MA


Relationship between initiation of 340B participation and hospital safety-net engagement

Sayeh S. Nikpay PhD, MPH, Melinda B. Buntin PhD, Rena M. Conti PhD


Adjusting for Social Risk Factors Impacts Performance and Penalties in the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program

Karen E. Joynt Maddox MD, MPH, Mat Reidhead MA, Jianhui Hu PhD, Amy J. H. Kind MD, PhD, Alan M. Zaslavsky Ph.D., Elna M. Nagasako MD, PhD, MPH, David R. Nerenz PhD


Physical Therapy as the First Point of Care to Treat Low Back Pain: An Instrumental Variables Approach to Estimate Impact on Opioid Prescription, Health Care Utilization, and Costs

Bianca K. Frogner Ph.D. Kenneth Harwood Ph.D., P.T., C.I.E. C. Holly A. Andrilla M.S. Malaika Schwartz M.P.H. Jesse M. Pines M.D., M.B.A., M.S.C.E.
Volume 53, Issue 6, Part 1, December 2018, Pages 4629 - 4646


Association between Temporal Changes in Primary Care Workforce and Patient Outcome
Chiang-Hua Chang Ph.D., A. James O'Malley Ph.D, David C. Goodman M.D., M.S
Volume 52, Issue 2, April 2017, Pages 634-655


Are Two Heads Better Than One or Do Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth? The Trade-Off between Physician Division of Labor and Patient Continuity of Care for Older Adults with Complex Chronic Conditions
Kenton J. Johnston, Ph.D., Jason M. Hockenberry, Ph.D.
Volume 51, Issue 6, December 2016, Pages 2176-2205


Total Cost of Care Lower among Medicare Fee-for-Service Beneficiaries Receiving Care from Patient-Centered Medical Homes
Martijn van Hasselt, Nancy McCall, Vince Keyes, Suzanne G. Wensky and Kevin W. Smith
Volume 50, Issue 1, February 2015, Pages: 253–272

Do Patient-Centered Medical Homes Reduce Emergency Department Visits?
Guy David, Candace Gunnarsson, Philip A. Saynisch, Ravi Chawla and Somesh Nigam
Volume 50, Issue 2, April 2015, Pages: 418–439


The Medical Home Transformation in the Veterans Health Administration: An Evaluation of Early Changes in Primary Care Delivery
Rachel M. Werner, Anne Canamucio, Judy A. Shea and Gala True
Volume 49, Issue 4, August 2014, Pages: 1329–47


Plan–Provider Integration, Premiums, and Quality in the Medicare Advantage Market
Austin B. Frakt, Steven D. Pizer and Roger Feldman 
Volume 48, Issue 6


The Effectiveness of Implementing an Electronic Health Record on Diabetes Care and Outcomes
Jeph Herrin, Briget da Graca, David Nicewander, Cliff Fullerton, Phil Aponte, Greg Stanek, Terianne Cowling, Ashley Collinsworth, Neil S. Fleming and David J. Ballard 
Volume 47, Issue 4

Does Medication Adherence Lower Medicare Spending among Beneficiaries with Diabetes?
Bruce Stuart, Amy Davidoff, Ruth Lopert, Thomas Shaffer, J. Samantha Shoemaker, Jennifer Lloyd
Volume 46, Issue 4

Has Pay- for- Performance Decreased Access for Minority Patients?
Andrew Ryan
Volume 45, Issue 1

Health Insurance Coverage and Mortality Revisited
Richard Kronick

The Impact of Medical Errors on Ninety-Day Costs and Outcomes: An Examination of Surgical Patients
William E. Encinosa and Fred J. Hellinger

Does Ambulatory Process of Care Predict Health-Related Quality of Life Outcomes for Patients with Chronic Disease?
Katherine L. Kahn, Diana M. Tisnado, John L. Adams, Honghu Liu, Wen-Pin Chen, Fang Ashlee Hu, Carol M. Mangione, Ronald D. Hays, and Cheryl L. Damberg

Is Some Provider Advice on Smoking Cessation Better Than No Advice? An Instrumental Variable Analysis of the 2001 National Health Interview Survey
Yuhua Bao, Naihua Duan, and Sarah A. Fox

The Causes of Racial and Ethnic Differences in Influenza Vaccination Rates among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries
Paul L. Hebert, Kevin D. Frick, Robert L. Kane, and A. Marshall McBean

Do Drug-Free Workplace Programs Prevent Occupational Injuries? Evidence from Washington State
Thomas M. Wickizer, Branko Kopjar, Gary Franklin, and Jutta Joesch

Improving Care for Minorities
Jeanne Miranda, Naihua Duan, Cathy Sherbourne, Michael Schoenbaum, Isabel Lagomasino, Maga Jackson-Triche, and Kenneth B. Wells