David J. Brailer, MD, PhD
Managing Partner & CEO
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: David was appointed the nation’s first National Coordinator for Health Information Technology in May 2004. In this role, David was the architect of the nation’s effort to bring our health care system into the information age. David led a bi-partisan effort that moved the US health care system toward transparency, quality and efficiency.
CareScience: David 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 David’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.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and The Wharton School of Business: David founded the health information technology program at The Wharton School Health Management Program, taught health management and economics in the Wharton MBA program and lectured in The Wharton Executive Education program. David was an active patient-care physician in general medicine and in immune deficiency at the University of Pennsylvania.
Bachelor’s degree, science and political science, West Virginia University
MD, West Virginia University School of Medicine
Charles A. Dana Fellow, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Internal Medicine residency, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
General Medicine Fellow, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
PhD, health economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania