Min Yang

Manager

Boston

Education

Ph.D. and M.S., health outcomes and pharmacy practice, University of Texas at Austin; M.D., clinical medicine, Suzhou Medical College

Summary of Experience

Dr. Yang specializes in health economics and outcomes research. She works closely with pharmaceutical and device companies to support product launch, product positioning, and post-market research by designing and analyzing clinical trial data, insurance claims databases, electronic medical charts, and primary survey data. Her expertise also includes building predictive models for health risks, and developing software to support medical decision making. Collaborating frequently with academic experts and clinical key opinion leaders, Dr. Yang has extensive experience in patient-reported outcomes (e.g., health-related quality of life, patient preference in medical product features) and clinician-reported outcomes, and has worked on development and validation of a number of such instruments in various disease areas. Dr. Yang's research has been published in many peer-reviewed journals and presented at many clinical and economic research conferences. She is a licensed oncology surgeon in China. Prior to joining Analysis Group, Dr. Yang was a senior scientist at QualityMetric (now part of Optum, Inc.).

Selected Publishing

  • Direct and indirect healthcare resource utilization and costs associated with ulcerative colitis in a privately-insured employed population in the US

    J Med Econ. 2015 Mar 27:1-10
    2015

    Cohen R, Skup M, Ozbay AB, Rizzo J, Yang M, Diener M, Chao J.

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    Health Care
  • Assessment of time to clinical response, a proxy for discharge readiness, among hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia who received either ceftaroline fosamil or ceftriaxone in two phase III FOCUS trials

    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Feb; 59(2):1119-26
    2015

    Lodise TP, Anzueto AR, Weber DJ, Shorr AF, Yang M, Smith A, Zhao Q, Huang X, File TM 

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    Health Care
  • Assessing the validity, responsiveness and meaningfulness of the Hidradenitis Suppurativa Clinical Response (HiSCR) as the clinical endpoint for hidradenitis suppurativa treatment

    Br J Dermatol. 2014 Dec; 171(6):1434-42
    2014

    Kimball AB, Jemec GB, Yang M, Kageleiry A, Signorovitch JE, Okun MM, Gu Y, Wang K, Mulani P, Sundaram M 

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    Health Care
  • Treatment effectiveness of pasireotide on health-related quality of life in patients with Cushing's disease

    Eur J Endocrinol. 2014 Jul; 171(1):89-98
    2014

    Webb SM, Ware JE, Forsythe A, Yang M, Badia X, Nelson LM, Signorovitch JE, McLeod L, Maldonado M, Zgliczynski W, de Block C, Portocarrero-Ortiz L, Gadelha M 

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    Health Care
  • A health-related quality-of-life study comparing Vitala continence control device versus traditional pouch system only in patients with end colostomy

    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Jun; 25(6):739-47
    2013

    Hoch J, Yang M, Yan S, van den Broek N, Xie J, Warusavitarne J.

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    Health Care
  • Pain relief and tolerability balance of immediate release tapentadol or oxycodone treatment for patients with moderate to severe osteoarthritis or low back pain

    Pain Med. 2012 Sep; 13(9):1110-20
    2012

    Kavanagh S, Kwong WJ, Hammond GC, Nelson W, Upmalis D, Yang M 

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    Health Care
  • Validating Migraine-Specific Quality of Life Questionnaire v2.1 in episodic and chronic migraine

    Headache. 2012 Mar; 52(3):409-21
    2012

    Bagley CL, Rendas-Baum R, Maglinte GA, Yang M, Varon SF, Lee J, Kosinski M.

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    Health Care
  • Evaluating the efficacy of sequential biologic therapies for rheumatoid arthritis patients with an inadequate response to tumor necrosis factor-α inhibitors

    Arthritis Res Ther. 2011 Feb 16; 13(1):R25
    2011

    Rendas-Baum R, Wallenstein GV, Koncz T, Kosinski M, Yang M, Bradley J, Zwillich SH.

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    Health Care
  • A qualitative study on feasibility of a web-based Women's Health Portal and Information System

    Patient. 2011; 4(1):67-8
    2011

    Yang M, Kosinski M, Boulanger R 

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    Health Care
  • Validation of the Headache Impact Test (HIT-6™) across episodic and chronic migraine

    Cephalalgia. 2011 Feb; 31(3):357-67
    2011

    Yang M, Rendas-Baum R, Varon SF, Kosinski M.

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    Health Care
  • Measuring the health status burden in hemodialysis patients using the SF-36® health survey

    Qual Life Res. 2011 Apr; 20(3):383-9
    2011

    Yarlas AS, White MK, Yang M, Saris-Baglama RN, Bech PG, Christensen T

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  • Cost-effectiveness analysis of treatments for premenstrual dysphoric disorder

    Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2010; 8(2):129-40
    2010

    Rendas-Baum R, Yang M, Gricar J, Wallenstein GV.

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    Health Care
  • A novel approach to estimate the minimally important difference for the Fatigue Impact Scale in multiple sclerosis patients

    Qual Life Res. 2010 Nov; 19(9):1349-58
    2010

    Rendas-Baum R, Yang M, Cattelin F, Wallenstein GV, Fisk JD.

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  • Interpreting Premenstrual Symptoms Impact Survey scores using outcomes in health-related quality of life and sexual drive impact

    J Reprod Med. 2010 Jan-Feb; 55(1-2):41-8
    2010

    Yang M, Gricar JA, Maruish ME, Hagan MA, Kornstein SG, Wallenstein GV 

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    Health Care
  • Comparability of the Asthma Control Test telephone interview administration format with self-administered mail-out mail-back format

    Curr Med Res Opin. 2009 Mar; 25(3):717-27
    2009

    Kosinski M, Kite A, Yang M, Rosenzweig JC, Williams A 

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    Health Care
  • Interpreting score differences in the Insomnia Severity Index: using health-related outcomes to define the minimally important difference

    Curr Med Res Opin. 2009 Oct; 25(10): 2487-94
    2009

    Yang M, Morin CM, Schaefer K, Wallenstein GV.

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    Health Care
  • Antipsychotic medication utilization trends among Texas veterans: 1997-2002

    Ann Pharmacother. 2008 Sep; 42(9):1229-38
    2008

    Yang M, Barner JC, Lawson KA, Rascati KL, Wilson JP, Crismon ML, Worchel J, Mascarenas CA.

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    Health Care
  • Burden of premenstrual dysphoric disorder on health-related quality of life

    J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2008 Jan-Feb; 17(1):113-21
    2008

    Yang M, Wallenstein G, Hagan M, Guo A, Chang J, Kornstein S 

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    Health Care
  • An evaluation of the effects of an angiotensin receptor blocker on health-related quality of life in patients with high-normal blood pressure (prehypertension) in the Trial of Preventing Hypertension (TROPHY)

    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2008 Jun; 10(6):436-42
    2008

    Williams SA, Michelson EL, Cain VA, Yang M, Nesbitt SD, Egan BM, Julius S; TROPHY Study Investigators 

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    Health Care
  • Factors related to antipsychotic oversupply among Central Texas Veterans

    Clin Ther. 2007 Jun; 29(6):1214-25
    2007

    Yang M, Barner JC, Worchel J.

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    Health Care
  • Mapping MOS Sleep Scale scores to SF-6D utility index

    Curr Med Res Opin. 2007 Sep; 23(9):2269-82
    2007

    Yang M, Dubois D, Kosinski M, Sun X, Gajria K.

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    Health Care
  • Frequency of new-onset diabetes mellitus and use of antipsychotic drugs among Central Texas veterans

    Pharmacotherapy. 2004 Nov; 24(11):1529-38
    2004

    Barner JC, Worchel J, Yang M.

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