Dean Conley Award Winners

2013

Leonard M. Fleck, PhD
"'Just' Care: Who Decides?"
Health Progress

2012

Chip Caldwell, FACHE, and Gregory S. Butler and Nancy E. Poston, FACHE
"Cost Reduction in Health Systems: Lessons From an Analysis of $200 Million Saved by Top-Performing Organizations"
Frontiers of Health Services Management

2011

Anthony A. Armada, FACHE, and Marilyn French Hubbard, PhD
"Diversity in Healthcare: Time to Get REAL!"
Frontiers of Health Services Management

2010

Steven Towner, MD
"Chronic Disease Management at Intermountain Healthcare"
Frontiers of Health Services Management

2009

Kenneth Cohn, MD, FACS, Leonard H. Friedman, PhD, and Thomas R. Allyn, MD, FACP
"The Tectonic Plates Are Shifting: Cultural Change vs. Mural Dyslexia"
Frontiers of Health Services Management

2008

Robert A. Berenson, MD, Thomas Bodenheimer, MD, and Hoangmai H. Pham, MD
"Specialty-Service Lines: Salvos in the New Medical Arms Race"
Health Affairs

2007

Steven C. Winokur, MD, and Kay J. Beauregard, RN
"Patient Safety: Mindful, Meaningful, and Fulfilling"
Frontiers of Health Services Management

2006

Kanak S. Gautam, PhD
"A Call for Board Leadership on Quality in Hospitals"
Quality Management in Healthcare

2005

Peter A. Clark, S.J., PhD
"Prejudice and the Medical Profession"
Health Progress

2004

David J. Campbell, FACHE
"9/11: A Healthcare Provider’s Response"
Frontiers of Health Services Management

2003

Leonard Friedman, PhD, and Jim Goes, PhD
"Why Integrated Health Networks Have Failed"
Frontiers of Health Services Management

2002

Chris Myers, Nicole Paulk, and Christine Dudlak
"Genomics: Implications for Health Systems"
Frontiers of Health Services Management

2001

Wanda J. Jones
"Beyond Technology and Managed Care: The Health System Considers Ten Future Trends"
Frontiers of Health Services Management

2000

Michael B. Guthrie, MD, FACPE
"Challenges in Developing Physician Leadership and Management"
Frontiers of Health Services Management

1999

Norman Daniels, PhD, and James E. Sabin, MD
"Last Chance Therapies and Managed Care: Pluralism, Fair Procedures, and Legitimacy"
Hastings Center Report

1998

James J. Unland
"The Emergence of Providers as Health Insurers"
Journal of Health Care Finance

1997

John R. Griffith, FACHE
"Managing the Transition to Integrated Health"
Frontiers of Health Services Management

1996

Jeff C. Goldsmith, PhD
"The Illusive Logic of Integration"
Healthcare Forum Journal

1995

J. Daniel Beckham
"The Architecture of Integration"
Healthcare Forum Journal

1994

Robert H. Miller, PhD, and Harold S. Luft, PhD
"Managed Care: Past Evidence and Potential Trends"
Frontiers of Health Services Management

1993

Bruce C. Vladeck, PhD
"Health Care Leadership in the Public Interest"
Frontiers of Health Services Management

1992

Vinod K. Sahney, PhD, and Gail L. Warden, FACHE
"The Quest for Quality and Productivity in Health Services"
Frontiers of Health Services Management

1991

Anthony R. Kovner, PhD
"Improving Hospital Board Effectiveness: An Update"
Frontiers of Health Services Management

1990

Jeff C. Goldsmith, PhD
"A Radical Prescription for Hospitals"
Harvard Business Review

1989

Gail Wilensky, PhD, and Kala Ladenheim
"The Uninsured: Response and Responsibility"
Frontiers of Health Services Management

1988

David Kinzer
"Where Is Hospital Leadership Coming From"
Frontiers of Health Services Management

1987

Regina E. Herzlinger and Jeffery Schwartz
"How Companies Tackle Health Care Costs"
Harvard Business Review

1986

Stephen M. Shortell, PhD, FACHE
"Medical Staff of the Future: Replanting the Garden"
Frontiers of Health Services Management

1985

Jeff C. Goldsmith, PhD
"Death of a Paradigm: The Challenge of Competition"
Health Affairs

1984

Terrence E. Deal, PhD; Allan A. Kennedy, CHE; and Arthur H. Spiegel III
"How to Create an Outstanding Hospital Culture"
Hospital Forum

1983

Joseph P. Peters, FACHE, and Ronald C. Wacker
"Hospital Strategic Planning Must Be Rooted in Values and Ethics"
Hospitals

1982

David M. Kinzer
"Predictions Too Rosy, Solutions Too Pat"
Hospitals

1981

Anne Ramsay Somers, HFACHE
"Rethinking Health Policy for the Elderly: A Six-Point Program"
Inquiry

1980

Richard L. Johnson, FACHE
"The 1980's: Rise of HMO's and the Marketplace Competition"
Hospital Progress

1979

Thomas M. Tierney, HFACHE
"The Last Resort: Regulation by Law"
Hospital Progress

1978

David H. Hitt, FACHE
"Reimbursement System Must Recognize Real Costs"
Hospitals

1977

Harold Koontz, PhD
"Holding the CEO Accountable"
Hospital Progress

1976

Montague Brown, DrPH, and William H. Money
"The Promise of Multihospital Management"
Hospital Progress

1975

Peter Rogatz, MD, FACHE
"Excessive Hospitalization Can Be Cut Back"
Hospitals

1974

Gordon L. Lippitt, PhD
"Hospital Organization in the Post-Industrial Society"
Hospital Progress

1973

Kenneth J. Williams, MD, FACHE
"Beyond Responsibility: Toward Accountability"
Hospital Progress

1972

H. Robert Cathcart, FACHE
"Reaching the Unreachable"
Hospitals

1971

Anne Ramsay Somers, HFACHE
"Hospital Costs and Payment: Suggestions for Stabilizing the Uneasy Balance"
Medical Care

1970

Robert M. Sigmond, CHE
"The Notion of Hospital Incentives"
Hospital Progress

1969

Avedis Donabedian, MD, HFACHE
"Promoting Quality Care Through Evaluating the Process of Patient Care"
Medical Care

1968

Harry Becker
"New Consensus Health Care for Everybody"
The Modern Hospital

1967

Robert B. Ferguson, FACHE
"The Effective Hospital Administrator Leads Board and Community Thinking"
Hospital Administration in Canada

1966

Ray E. Brown, FACHE
"Administration Is Not a Numbers Game"
The Modern Hospital

1965

Donald W. Cordes, FACHE
"Proliferation of Hospital Professions Is New Challenge to Management"
The Modern Hospital

1964

Paul J. Gordon, PhD
"The Top Management Triangle in the Voluntary Hospital"
Hospitals

1963

Arnold L. Swanson, MD, FACHE
"Administrative Leadership in Hospital Research"
Canadian Hospital

1962

Ray E. Brown, FACHE
"The Administrator Must Be Adept at Adapting"
The Modern Hospital

1961

Ray E. Brown, FACHE
"The Nature of Administration"
The Modern Hospital

1960

Rev. Robert J. Henle, S.J.
"The Intellectual Development of the Operationalist"
Hospital Progress

1958

Wallace S. Sayre, PhD
"Principles of Administration"
Hospitals