Posted 11.1.04

The National Institute for Health Care Management Research and Educational Foundation (NIHCM Foundation), a nonpartisan research and educational organization, presented an award for excellence in original and creative health care research at its Eleventh Annual Health Care Research Award dinner November 1, 2004.

The judges selected Weatherhead Professor James Rebitzer's (collaboration with M. Gaynor and L. Taylor) "Physician Incentives in Health Maintenance Organizations," Journal of Political Economy, 2004, vol. 112, no. 4, in the General Health Category.

The award was chosen through an independent selection process by a panel of leading health care experts, including: Deborah Chollet, Senior Fellow, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.; Tom Hefty, Of Counsel, Reinhart, Boerner & Van Deuren; Marion Ein-Lewin, Consultant; Joseph P. Newhouse, Harvard University; Stephen M. Shortell, University of California, Berkeley; and Gail R. Wilensky, Senior Fellow, Project HOPE.

A $5,000 prize accompanies each award, which recognizes outstanding research in health policy and health management. The next award will cover articles published between September 1, 2004 and August 31, 2005.

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