David J. Brailer, M.D., Ph.D.
Chairman of the Board
Dr. David J. Brailer has served on the board of Censeo Health, LLC since 2012.
While working at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, he was appointed the nation’s first National Coordinator for Health Information Technology in May 2004. In this role, Brailer was the architect of the nation’s effort to bring our health care system into the information age. Brailer led a bi-partisan effort that moved the U.S. health care system toward transparency, quality and efficiency.
Brailer founded CareScience as a spin-out from The Wharton School and led it through several financings, strategic partnerships, an IPO and a strategic sale. Under Brailer’s leadership, CareScience established itself as an early leader in the use of the Internet to share health information and to improve the quality of care across the United States. Brailer founded the health information technology program at The Wharton School Health Management Program, taught health management and economics in the Wharton M.B.A. program and lectured in The Wharton Executive Education program.
Brailer was an active patient-care physician in general medicine and in immune deficiency at the University of Pennsylvania.