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Xiaoxi Yao, Ph.D., is a health outcomes researcher specializing in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Her work is focused on using large cohorts of patients managed in routine clinical practice to examine treatment patterns and clinical outcomes. Her recent work takes advantage of the complementary strengths of clinical trials and observational data to examine trial generalizability and validate the use of observational data. She has also worked on using advanced analytic methods to develop new prediction models for guiding individualized treatment decisions.
Dr. Yao's work provides important evidence to help physicians and patients make individualized treatment decisions. Her studies have also informed medical societies for creating practice guidelines and payers for making value-based insurance benefit design. Furthermore, her work has identified gaps in routine clinical practice and informed future interventions to improve patient care.
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