Dr. David J. Brailer, MD, PhD is a public health official from the United States best known as the first "health information czar" for the U.S. federal government.
For ten years, Brailer directed CareScience, Inc., a provider of care management services in order to reduce medical errors. Brailer led the company in establishing the nation's first health care Application Service Provider (ASP) and creating a care management business process outsourcing partnership. Brailer also designed and oversaw the development of one of the first community-based health information exchanges in Santa Barbara County, California.
Brailer was a Senior Fellow at the Health Technology Center in San Francisco, CA, a non-profit research and education organization offering information and resources to health care organizations about the future impact of technology in health care delivery.