Best Health Care Management Theory to Practice Paper

This award is intended to encourage papers relevant to the practicing health care manger by clearly addressing research questions relevant to the translation of theory to health administration or management practice. The award is sponsored by the journal, Health Care Management Review (HCMR). The winners receive an award plaque from the Division and a cash award from HCMR. Authors of eligible papers should identify their papers for consideration of this award during the Academy’s paper submission process. A committee headed by the Program Chair and comprised of selected members of the Executive Committee, the previous year's winner of the award (first author), and the editor of Health Care Management Review, selects the winner.

 Best Health Care Management Theory to Practice Paper Winners


Shaping the Buildings that Shape Us: The Entanglement of Space and Care Coordination, Karla Sayegh & Samer Faraj


The New Frontier of Strategic Alliances: Partnership under Accountable Care Organizations, Valerie A. Lewis, Carrie Colla, Stephen M Shortell, and Kate Tierney


The New Frontier of Strategic Alliances: Partnership under Accountable Care Organizations, Valerie A. Lewis, Carrie Colla, Stephen M Shortell, and Kate Tierney


Meaningful or Meaningless? Physician Perspectives on Use of EHR, Cheryl Rathert, Tracy Porter, Michelle Flegi-Palmer


Aligning for Accountable Care: Strategic Practices for Change in Accountable Care Organizations, Brian Hilligoss, Paula H. Song, and Ann Scheck McAlearney


Impact of Periodic Top-down Communications on Infection Prevention Practices & Outcomes in Two Units , Pavani Rangachari and R. Karl Rethemeyer


Effect of Hospital Referral Networks on Appropriateness of Hospitalization Decisions: A HLM Analysis, Daniele Mascia, Federica Angeli, and Fausto Di Vencenzo

Can Entire Departments Be Burned Out? A Conversation of Resources Perspective on Burnout Campaign, Benjamin B. Dumford, Wayne Boss, Alan D. Boss, George Zara and Rick Grooms

Speaking Up Constructively: Managerial Practices that Elicit Solutions from Front-Line Employees, Julia Adler-Milstein, Sara J. Singer and Michael Toffel

Defining and Measuring Integrated Patient Care: Promoting the next frontier in healthcare delivery, Sara J. Singer, Jako Burgers, Mark Friedberg, Meredith Rosenthal, Lucian Leape and Eric Schneider

Assessing Differences Between Realized and Anticipated Gains from Electronic Health Record Adoption, Lori T. Peterson, John Eberhardt, Eric W. Ford, and Timothy R. Huerta

Enhancing Nurse Job Satisfaction: A Servant Leader Orientation in Health Care Management, Marjorie N. Jenkins and Alice C. Stewart

Nurse Burnout and Patient Safety Outcomes: Safety Perception vs. Reporting Behaviors, Jonathan R.B. Halbesleben, Bonnie J. Wakefield, Douglas S. Wakefield, and Lynn B. Cooper

The Impact of Nursing Work Environments on Patient Safety Outcomes: The Mediating Role of Burnout, Heather Spence Laschinger and Michael Leiter

Localization of Health IT: How Users "Repair" Electronic Medical Record Systems, Shirley Bar Lev and Michael Harrison

Tracing the Evolution of Pluralism in Community-Based Coalitions, Rebecca Wells, Eric Ford, Michelle Holt, Jennifer McClure and Ann Ward

High-Involvement Work Practices, Employee Satisfaction and Service Costs in Veterans Healthcare, Joel Harmon, Dennis Scotti, Scott J. Behson, Gerard F. Farias, and Robert Petzel

Does Quality of Care Lead to Better Financial Performance? The Case of the Nursing Home Industry, Robert J. Weech-Maldonado, Gerald Neff, and Vince Mor

Competition Among Hospitals for HMO Business: Effect of Price and Non-Price Attributes, Gary J. Young, James Burgess, and Danielle Valley

The Impact of Workplace Empowerment and Organizational Trust on Staff Nurses' Work Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment, Heather K. Spence, Joan Ellen Finegan, and Judith Shamian

The Effects of Open Access on Member Satisfaction and Intentions to Remain in an HMO, John E. Gamble, Marjorie L. Icenogle, Norman B. Bryan, and Daniel A. Rickert

Adaptive Strategies of Academic Health Centers: Will They Survive or Go the Way of Dinosaurs, Sharon Topping, John Hyde, John Barker, and Frederick D. Woodrell

Competitive Forces in the Medical Group Industry: A Stakeholder Perspective, John Blair and John Buessler