Professor Zhang's research focuses on economic evaluations of healthcare system, health policy and healthcare reforms. Her research has been published in leading medicine, health policy, and economics journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Health Affairs, American Economic Review, and has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and on National Public Radio.
She has led several large-scaled projects with funding from the U.S. Institute of Medicine (IOM), the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, and the Commonwealth Fund, and has received multiple international awards. She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, and an appointed method/statistical reviewer at JAMA Network Open, and has served on the editorial board of PLOS ONE. She has served as a consulting advisor to Australian Victorian's Department of Health and Human Services, the IOM and the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and a reviewer for the NIH, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, and the US Medicare Payment Advisory Commission.
Professor Zhang received her PhD in Health Economics and MS in Health Policy & Management, both from Harvard University.
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Predicting The Population Health Economic Impact Of Current And New Cancer Treatments (Pri..
Preoperative opioid use and complications following total joint replacement: a protocol fo..
Who is avoiding necessary health care during the COVID-19 pandemic?
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Australian Health Performance Framework (Ahpf) Scoping Review Of Frameworks And Indicators..
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Real-World Direct Comparison of the Effectiveness and Safety of Apixaban, Dabigatran, Rivaroxaban, and Warfarin in Medicare Beneficiaries With Atrial Fibrillation
L Yang, MM Brooks, NW Glynn, Y Zhang, S Saba, I Hernandez
Journal article | 2020 | The American Journal of Cardiology
It remains unknown whether the comparative effectiveness of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) and warfarin differs between atrial..
Preoperative opioid use and complications following total joint replacement: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Cade Shadbolt, Daniel Gould, Ximena Camacho, Josh Knight, Siddharth Rele, Sharmala Thuraisingam, Yuting Zhang, Michelle M Dowsey, Peter Fm Choong
Journal article | 2020 | BMJ Open
INTRODUCTION: Mounting evidence now indicates that preoperative opioid use is associated with an array of complications following ..
Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Events in Patients on Antidementia Medications.
Meiqi He, James M Stevenson, Yuting Zhang, Inmaculada Hernandez
Journal article | 2020 | American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementiasr
OBJECTIVE: To identify characteristics associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events in patients diagnosed with Alzhe..
The Surgeon's Role in the Opioid Crisis: A Narrative Review and Call to Action
Cade Shadbolt, J Haxby Abbott, Ximena Camacho, Philip Clarke, L Stefan Lohmander, Tim Spelman, Eric C Sun, Jonas B Thorlund, Yuting Zhang, Michelle M Dowsey, Peter FM Choong
Journal article | 2020 | Frontiers in Surgery
Over the past two decades, there has been a sharp rise in the use of prescription opioids. In several countries, most notably the ..
Association of Antidementia Therapies With Time to Skilled Nursing Facility Admission and Cardiovascular Events Among Elderly Adults With Alzheimer Disease
Alvaro San-Juan-Rodriguez, Yuting Zhang, Meiqi He, Inmaculada Hernandez
Journal article | 2019 | JAMA Network Open
Importance To date, no study has compared time to skilled nursing facility (SNF) admission and cardiovascular events across medic..
Factors affecting general practitioners' decisions to adopt new prescription drugs - Cohort analyses using Australian longitudinal physician survey data
Y Zhang, SJ Méndez, A Scott
Journal article | 2019 | BMC Health Services Research
Background: We investigate factors affecting Australian general practitioners' decisions to adopt novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs..
Real-World Direct Comparison of the Effectiveness and Safety of Apixaban, Dabigatran, Rivaroxaban, and Warfarin in Medicare Beneficiaries With Fibrillation: A Subgroup Analyses by a History of Ischemic Stroke
Lanting Yang, Samir Saba, Yuting Zhang, Inmaculada Hernandez
Conference Proceedings | 2018 | CIRCULATION
Comparing the Cost Effectiveness of Non-vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants with Well-Managed Warfarin for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation Patients at High Risk of Bleeding
Alexa R Hospodar, Kenneth J Smith, Yuting Zhang, Inmaculada Hernandez
Journal article | 2018 | American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs
Outcomes of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Newly Recommended for Oral Anticoagulation Under the 2014 American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology/Heart Rhythm Society Guideline
Matthew P Gray, Samir Saba, Yuting Zhang, Inmaculada Hernandez
Journal article | 2018 | Journal of the American Heart Association
Cost-effectiveness of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation at high risk of bleeding and normal kidney function
I Hernandez, KJ Smith, Y Zhang
Journal article | 2017 | Thrombosis Research
Introduction The comparative cost-effectiveness of all oral anticoagulants approved up to date has not been evaluated from the US ..
Pharmaceutical Use and Spending Trend in Medicare Beneficiaries With Dementia, From 2006 to 2012
Inmaculada Hernandez, Yuting Zhang
Journal article | 2017 | Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Objectives: The aim of the study was to examine the trend in incidence and prevalence of dementia, use and spending of antidementi..
Anticoagulation Use and Clinical Outcomes Following Major Bleeding on Dabigatran or Warfarin in Atrial Fibrillation
I Hernandez, Y ZHANG, M Brooks, P Chin, S Saba
Journal article | 2017 | Stroke
Abstract Background and Purpose— Little is known about the clinical outcomes associated with posthemorrhage anticoagulation resump..
Evaluating the Initiation of Novel Oral Anticoagulants in Medicare Beneficiaries.
Seo Hyon Baik, Inmaculada Hernandez, Yuting Zhang
Journal article | 2016 | Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy
BACKGROUND: As alternatives to warfarin, 2 novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs), dabigatran and rivaroxaban, were approved in 2010 an..
Impact of Medicare Part D on Antidepressant Treatment, Medication Choice, and Adherence Among Older Adults With Depression
Julie M Donohue, Yuting Zhang, Aiju Men, Subashan Perera, Judith R Lave, Joseph T Hanlon, Charles F Reynolds
Journal article | 2011 | The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
How the Medicare Part D drug benefit changed the distribution of out-of-pocket pharmacy spending among older beneficiaries.
Yuting Zhang, Judith R Lave, Joseph P Newhouse, Julie M Donohue
Journal article | 2010 | The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences
OBJECTIVE: To examine the impact of the Medicare drug benefit (Part D) on the distribution of out-of-pocket pharmacy spending amon..
Honours, Awards and Fellowships
Australian-American Health Policy Fellowship
(1 in 2 selected in China in 1997 to receive full tuition and stipend supports to study at Harvard for a two-year Master’s degree)
Melbourne Institute Of Applied Economic And Social Research
Core Founding Member
International Consortium Against the overuse of Opioids in Surgery (CAOS)
Appointed Method Reviewer
JAMA Network Open editorial team
Editorial Board Member
Journal of Hospital Management and Health Policy
Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics editorial board
Health Policy (Economics concentration)
Health Policy & Management
Harvard School of Public Health
Renmin University of China