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HCUP Outstanding Article of the Year Awards - Archive of Recipients
Each year AHRQ recognizes outstanding research that used HCUP databases and tools.
 
HCUP Outstanding Article of the Year Awards - Archive of Recipients

Each year, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recognizes articles published in peer-reviewed journals using HCUP databases to explore and address health care research topics and issues. Honored work demonstrates how HCUP has contributed to these areas.

A full archive of past Award Recipients is available below.

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Award Recipients

Armstrong JC, Kozhimannil KB, McDermott P, Saade GR, Srinivas SK; Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Health Policy Committee. Comparing variation in hospital rates of cesarean delivery among low-risk women using 3 different measures. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Feb;214(2):153-63.

Thompson MP, Kaplan CM, Cao Y, Bazzoli GJ, Waters TM. Reliability of 30-Day Readmission Measures Used in the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program. Health Serv Res. 2016 Dec;51(6):2095-2114.

Ho V, Ross JS, Steiner CA, Mandawat A, Short M, Ku-Goto MH, Krumholz HM. A Nationwide Assessment of the Association of Smoking Bans and Cigarette Taxes With Hospitalizations for Acute Myocardial Infarction, Heart Failure, and Pneumonia. Med Care Res Rev. 2017 Dec;74(6):687-704.

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Award Recipients

Jia P, Xierali I. Evaluating and re-demarcating the Hospital Service Areas in Florida. App Geo. 2015 May 60:248-253.

Duseja R, Bardach NS, Lin GA, Yazdany J, Dean ML, Clay TH, Boscardin WJ, Dudley RA. Revisit Rates and Associated Costs After an Emergency Department Encounter: A Multistate Analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Jun 2;162(11):750-6.

Honorable Mention

Jha S, Wang Z, Laucis N, Bhattacharyya T. Trends in Media Reports, Oral Bisphosphonate Prescriptions, and Hip Fractures 1996-2012: An Ecological Analysis. J Bone Miner Res. 2015 Dec;30(12):2179-87.

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Award Recipients

Vora NM, Holman RC, Mehal JM, Steiner CA, Blanton J, Sejvar J. Burden of encephalitis-associated hospitalizations in the United States, 1998-2010. Neurology 2014 Feb;82(5):443-451.

Ellimoottil C, Miller S, Ayanian JZ, Miller DC. Effect of insurance expansion on utilization of inpatient surgery. JAMA Surg 2014 Aug 1;149(8):829-836.

Honorable Mention

Young MT, Jafari MD, Gebhart A, Phelan MJ, Nguyen NT. A decade analysis of trends and outcomes of bariatric surgery in medicare beneficiaries. J Am Coll Surg 2014 Sep;219(3):480-488.

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Award Recipients

Mulloy DP, Bhamidipati CM, Stone ML, Ailawadi G, Kron IL, Kern JA. Orthotopic heart transplant versus left ventricular assist device: A national comparison of cost and survival. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Feb;145(2):566-73.

Dimick JB, Nicholas LH, Ryan AM, Thumma JR, Birkmeyer JD. Bariatric surgery complications before vs after implementation of a national policy restricting coverage to centers of excellence. JAMA. 2013 Feb 27;309(8):792-9.

Honorable Mention

Spencer CS, Gaskin DJ, Roberts ET. The quality of care delivered to patients within the same hospital varies by insurance type. Health Aff 2013 Oct;32(10):1731-9.

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Award Recipients

Wright JD, Herzog TJ, Siddiq Z, Arend R, Neugut AI, Burke WM, Lewin SN, Ananth CV, Hershman DL. Failure to Rescue As a Source of Variation in Hospital Mortality for Ovarian Cancer. J Clin Oncol 30:3976-3982.

Bazzoli GJ, Lee W, Hsieh H, Mobley LR. The Effects of Safety Net Hospital Closures and Conversions on Patient Travel Distance to Hospital Services. HSR: Health Services Research February 2012, 47(1):129-150.

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Award Recipients

Walkey AJ, Wiener RS, Ghobrial JM, Curtis LH, Benjamin EJ. Incident stroke and mortality associated with new-onset atrial fibrillation in patients hospitalized with severe sepsis. JAMA. 2011 Nov 23;306(20):2248-54.

Afendulis CC, He Y, Zaslavsky AM, Chernew ME. The impact of Medicare Part D on hospitalization rates. Health Serv Res. 2011 Aug;46(4):1022-38.

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Award Recipients

Curns AT, Steiner CA, Barrett M, Hunter K, Wilson E, Parashar UD. Reduction in Acute Gastroenteritis Hospitalizations in US Children After Introduction of Rotavirus Vaccine - Analysis of Hospital Discharge Data from 18 States. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2010; 201:1617-24.

Almond D, Doyle JJ, Kowalski AE, Williams H. Estimating Marginal Returns to Medical Care: Evidence from At-risk Newborns. Quarterly Journal of Economics. 2010; 125: 2: 635-673.

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Outstanding Achievement in Healthcare Research Using HCUP Data:
Jay Berry, M.D., M.P.H., Harvard Medical School and Children's Hospital Boston.

Outstanding Achievement in Healthcare Student Research Using HCUP Data:
Ya-Lin Aileen Huang, Ph.D., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Outstanding Achievement in Healthcare Policy Research Using HCUP Data:
Carlos Grijalva, M.D., M.P.H., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

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Internet Citation: HCUP Outstanding Article of the Year Awards. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). October 2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/news/awards_archive.jsp.
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