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Research Award Winners

23rd Annual Health Care Research Award (2017)

2017 Finalists

Hackmann RA Winner 201622nd Annual Health Care Research Award (2016)

2016 Finalists

21st Annual Health Care Research Award (2015)

2015 Finalists

20th Annual Health Care Research Award (2014) 

2014 Finalists

19th Annual Health Care Research Award (2013) 

2013 Finalists

18th Annual Health Care Research Award (2012) 

  • Winner: Jason Abaluck, Jonathan Gruber, “Choice Inconsistencies Among the Elderly: Evidence from Plan Choice in the Medicare Part D Program,” American Economic Review 101(4): 1180–1210.
  • Honorable Mention: Niteesh Choudhry, Jerry Avorn, Robert Glynn, Elliott Antman, Sebastian Schneeweiss, Michele Toscano, Lonny Reisman, Joaquim Fernandes, Claire Spettell, Joy Lee, Raisa Levin, Troyen Brennan, William Shrank. “Full Coverage for Preventive Medications after Myocardial Infarction.” New England Journal of Medicine 365 (22): 2088-2097.

2012 Finalists

17th Annual Health Care Research Award (2011) 

  • Mark Duggan, Fiona Scott Morton, "The Effect of Medicare Part D on Pharmaceutical Prices and Utilization," American Economic Review 100(1): 590-607.

2011 Finalists

16th Annual Health Care Research Award (2010)

  • Deborah Peikes, Arnold Chen, Jennifer Schore, Randall Brown, "Effects of Care Coordination on Hospitalization, Quality of Care, and Health Care Expenditures Among Medicare Beneficiaries: 15 Randomized Trials," JAMA 301(6): 603-18.

15th Annual Health Care Research Award (2009)

  • Michael Chernew, Mayur Shah, Arnold Wegh, Stephen Rosenberg, Iver Juster, Allison Rosen, Michael Sokol, Kristina Yu-Isenberg, A. Mark Fendrick, "Impact of Decreasing Copayments on Medication Adherence Within a Disease Management Environment." Health Affairs 27(1):103-112.
2008 Research co winners   Richard Zeckhauser Nancy Randall Ellis Bill Marino past chairman

14th Annual Health Care Research Award (2008)

  • Co-Winner: Randall P. Ellis and Thomas G. McGuire, “Predictability and Predictiveness in Health Care Spending,” Journal of Health Economics, 2007, 26(1):25-48.
  • Co-Winner: Richard G. Frank and Richard J. Zeckhauser, “Custom-Made Versus Ready to Wear Treatments: Behavioral Propensities in Physicians’ Choices,” Journal of Health Economics, 2007, 26(6): 1101-1127.

13th Annual Health Care Research Award (2007)

  • M. Kate Bundorf and Mark V. Pauly, "Is Health Insurance Affordable for the Uninsured?" Journal of Health Economics, 25, 2006.
2006 Research Winner   Peter Cunningham w Bill Marino past chair

12th Annual Health Care Research Award (2006)

  • Peter J. Cunningham, PhD and Len Nichols, PhD, "The Effects of Medicaid Reimbursement on the Access to Care of Medicaid Enrollees: A Community Perspective," Medical Care Research and Review, 2005 Dec;62(6):676-96.

11th Annual Health Care Research Award (2004)

  • Martin Gaynor, PhD, James B. Rebitzer, PhD, and Lowell J. Taylor, "Physician Incentives in Health Maintenance Organizations." Journal of Political Economy, 2004, vol. 112, no. 4.

10th Annual Health Care Research Award (2003)

  • David Dranove, PhD, Daniel P. Kessler, JD, PhD, Mark B. McClellan, MD, PhD and Mark Satterthwaite, PhD, "Is More Information Better? The Effects of 'Report Cards' on Health Care Providers," Journal of Political Economy, 2003; 111(3):555-588.

9th Annual Health Care Research Award (2002)

  • Dana P. Goldman, PhD and James P. Smith, PhD, "Can Patient Self-Management Help Explain the SES Health Gradient?," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, August 6, 2002; 99(16):10929-10934.

8th Annual Health Care Research Award (2001)

  • Roland Sturm, PhD, "How Does Risk Sharing Between Employers and a Managed Behavioral Health Organization Affect Mental Health Care?," Health Services Research, October 2000; 35(4):761-776.

7th Annual Health Care Research Award (2000)

  • John E. Kralewski, PhD, Eugene C. Rich, MD, Roger Feldman, PhD, Bryan E. Dowd, PhD, Terence Bernhardt, Christopher Johnson, PhD and William Gold, MD, "The Effects of Medical Group Practice and Physician Payment Methods on Costs of Care," Health Services Research, August 2000; 35(3): 591-613.

6th Annual Health Care Research Award (1999)

  • General Health: Laurence C. Baker and Martin L. Brown, "Managed Care, Consolidation Among Health Care Providers, and Health Care: Evidence from Mammography, RAND Journal of Economics, Summer 1999; 30(2):351-374.
  • Children and Family Health: Stephen H. Long, PhD and M. Susan Marquis, PhD, "Geographic Variation in Physician Visits for Uninsured Children: The Role of the Safety Net," JAMA, June 2, 1999; 281(21):2035-2040.

5th Annual Health Care Research Award (1998)

  • General Health: David Dranove, PhD and William White, PhD, "Medicaid-Dependent Hospitals and Their Patients: How Have They Fared?," Health Services Research, June 1998, Part I; 33(2):163-185
  • Children and Family Health: Judith R. Lave, PhD, Christopher R. Keane, ScD, MPH, Chyongchiou J. Lin, PhD, Edmund M. Ricci, PhD, Gabriele Amersbach, MA and Charles P. LaVallee, "Impact of a Children's Health Insurance Program on Newly Enrolled Children," JAMA, June 10, 1998; 279(22):1820-1825.

4th Annual Health Care Research Award (1997)

  • General Health Co-Winner: Laurence C. Baker, "The Effect of HMOs on Fee-for-Service Health Care Expenditures: Evidence From Medicare," Journal of Health Economics, 1997; 16:453-481.
  • General Health Co-Winner: David Meltzer, "Accounting for Future of Costs in Medical Cost-Effectiveness Analysis,"Journal of Health Economics, 1997; 16:33-64.
  • Children and Family Health: David L. Olds, PhD, John Eckenrode, PhD, Charles R. Henderson, Jr., Harriet Kitzman, RN, PhD, Jane Powers, PhD, Robert Cole, PhD, Kimberly Sidora, MPH, Pamela Morris, Lisa M. Pettitt and Dennis Luckey, PhD, "Long-term Effects of Home Visitation on Maternal Life Course and Child Abuse and Neglect," JAMA, August 27,1997; 278(8):637-643.

3rd Annual Health Care Research Award (1996)

  • Robert S. McDuffie, Jr., MD, Arne Beck, PhD, Kimberly Bischoff, MSHA, Jean Cross, MHA and Miriam Orleans, PhD, "Effect of Frequency of Prenatal Care Visits on Perinatal Outcome Among Low-Risk Women," JAMA, March 20, 1996; 275(11):847-851.

2nd Annual Health Care Research Award (1995)

  • Douglas Wholey, PhD, Roger Feldman, PhD and Jon B. Christianson, PhD, "The Effect of Market Structure on HMO Premiums," Journal of Health Economics, 1995; 14:81-105.

1st Annual Health Care Research Award (1994)

  • Stephen Shortell, PhD, Denise Rousseau, PhD, Jack Zimmerman, MD, Robin Gillies, PhD, Douglas Wagner, PhD, Elizabeth Draper, RN, William Knaus, MD and Joanne Duffy, RN, "The Performance of Intensive Care Units: Does Good Management Make a Difference?," Medical Care, May 1994; 32(5):508-525.