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Ye Pogue

Ye Zhang Pogue

Research Economist


PhD, Social Policy, Brandeis University
MA, Economics, Duke University
BA, Economics, Shanghai Jiaotong University


Ye Pogue is a research economist in the in the Health Care Quality and Outcomes Program at RTI International. Dr. Pogue has broad experience with developing Medicare claims–based quality measures and evaluating quality of care in healthcare. In total, Dr. Pogue has more than 10 years of experience working with healthcare datasets, and leading research projects. She is an expert in health service research regarding mental illnesses and other behavioral health conditions, in addition to health equity-related analyses.

Dr. Pogue joined RTI as an intern in 2017 and became a full-time employee in 2019. Currently, she contributes to a variety of health care research studies, encompassing such areas as secondary data analyses involving Medicare claims, evaluation of health policy initiatives, and quality measurement and outcomes. She serves as analytics lead for the Skilled Nursing Facility Value-Based Purchasing Program, and as a member of the quality task for ACO REACH. She is fluent in Chinese and English, and skilled in SAS and Stata programming.

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