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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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Clinical Award Recipient

Secemsky EA, Schermerhorn M, Carroll BJ, Kennedy KF, Shen C, Valsdottir LR, Landon B, Yeh RW. Readmissions After Revascularization Procedures for Peripheral Arterial Disease. Ann Intern Med. 2018 Jan 16;168(2):93-99.

Policy Award Recipient

Wherry LR, Miller S, Robert Kaestner R, and Meyer BD. Childhood Medicaid Coverage and Later-Life Health Care Utilization. Exit Disclaimer Rev of Eco and Stat. 2017 Apr; 100.

Honorable Mentions

Song, Z. Mortality Quadrupled Among Opioid-Driven Hospitalizations, Notably Within Lower-Income And Disabled White Populations. Health Aff. 2017 Dec;36(12):2054-2061.

Gani F, Sakran JV, Canner JK. Emergency Department Visits for Firearm-Related Injuries In The United States, 2006-14. Health Aff. 2017 Oct 1;36(10):1729-1738.

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Clinical Award Recipient

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.

Policy Award Recipients

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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Clinical Award Recipient

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.

Policy Award Recipient

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

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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Clinical Award Recipient

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.

Policy Award Recipient

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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Clinical Award Recipient

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.

Policy Award Recipient

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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Clinical Award Recipient

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.

Policy Award Recipient

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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Clinical Award Recipient

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.

Policy Award Recipient

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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Clinical Award Recipient

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.

Policy Award Recipient

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). June 2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/news/awards_archive.jsp.
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