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Health Affairs' Top 10 Journal Articles From 2007

Here is the Year in Review: Health Affairs' Top 10 Journal Articles From 2007. From Health Affairs directly into my mailbox today, completely unsolicited:
Health Affairs is pleased to announce the top 10 most-read Health Affairs journal articles and Health Affairs Blog posts published in 2007. To celebrate, we are offering free-access links to the top-10 journal articles for two weeks through March 20, 2008. All blog posts are free to readers. Links to the most-read articles and posts are available here:

10 Most-Read Health Affairs Journal Articles Published in 2007

10 Most-Read Health Affairs Blog Posts in 2007

In the top spots for 2007 articles:

1. "Health Spending Projections Through 2016: Modest Changes Obscure Part D's Impact" by John Poisal and colleagues (47,312 pageviews)

2. "National Health Spending In 2005: The Slowdown Continues" by Aaron Catlin and colleagues (32,666 pageviews)

3. "Toward Higher-Performance Health Systems: Adults' Health Care Experiences in Seven Countries, 2007" by Cathy Schoen and colleagues (27,181 pageviews).

Journal articles from earlier years that continued to attract strong readership in 2007:

1. "U.S. Health Care Spending In An International Context," by Uwe E. Reinhardt, Peter S. Hussey, and Gerard F. Anderson (43,311 pageviews in 2007; 159,708 total pageviews)

2. "Illness And Injury As Contributors To Bankruptcy," by David U. Himmelstein, Elizabeth Warren, Deborah Thorne, and Steffie Woolhandler (37,449 pageviews in 2007; 145,680 total pageviews)

3. "Can Electronic Medical Record Systems Transform Health Care?" by Richard Hillestad and colleagues (36,853 pageviews in 2007; 112,511 total pageviews)

4. "The Working Hours Of Hospital Staff Nurses And Patient Safety," by Ann E. Rogers and colleagues (26,042 pageviews in 2007; 97,578 total pageviews)

Most-read on the Health Affairs Blog include:

1. Uwe Reinhardt for his post on HSAs 2. Sarah Dine's review of SiCKO 3. Michael Porter and Elizabeth Olmsted Teisberg on Redesigning Health Care 4. Jamie Robinson's interview with Virginia Mason CEO Gary Kaplan

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Health Affairs, published by the nonprofit Project HOPE, is the leading journal of health policy. The peer-reviewed journal appears bimonthly in print with additional online-only papers published weekly as Health Affairs Web Exclusives at Health Affairs Blog is a journal blog hosted by Health Affairs' editors and includes invited posts from health policy leaders. Health Affairs Blog content is available free to all readers. Under a Creative Commons license, users may link to or share Health Affairs blog content with others as long as attribution is given, copyright is cited, and a link back to the blog is provided. Health Affairs Blog content may not be altered in any way or used commercially.
For those data crunchers out there I am sure the number of page views per blog post from Health Affairs will be highly relevant.
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