Amalia Gomez-Rexrode

Amalia Gomez-Rexrode supports clients with evidence-based research and in-depth analyses that span across the healthcare sector.

She applies her expertise through Avalere’s Center for Healthcare Transformation, focusing on shared decision making, clinical practice guideline development, and patient engagement initiatives.

Amalia has previous experience at the White House Domestic Policy Council, supporting President Obama’s Healthy Communities Challenge and performing research on Medicare Part B premiums and drug pricing. Prior to that, she supported the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee and the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics at the U.S. Department of Education. Amalia also conducted biomedical research with the Extracorporeal Life Support Research Laboratory at the University of Michigan Medical School and public health field research in Colombia with La Universidad de La Sabana.

Amalia has a BS in biology and a minor in political science from the University of Michigan.

Authored Content

As part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Cost Conversation project, Avalere led the development of a set of practice briefs that provide actionable resources to healthcare providers about how to improve the value and frequency of cost conversations with patients.

Avalere used a human-centered design approach structured around patient preferences to help guide advanced breast cancer patients.

Today, Avalere published a technical appendix to the PPVF Version 1.0 methodology report, outlining a quantitative method for incorporating patient preferences into value assessments and healthcare decision making.

Evidence suggests that shared decision-making can play a role in advancing a value-based care delivery system.