CMS Names Frist Chief Data Officer To Improve Data Collection, Transparency
On Wednesday, CMS announced Niall Brennan will oversee efforts to improve data collection and transparency as the first chief data officer of the department's new Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics. In the role, Brennan will oversee collecting and disseminating information about CMS programs and initiatives, such as Medicare, Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program and the Affordable Care Act's exchanges.
- "CMS Names First Chief Data Officer" (Conn, Modern Healthcare, 11/19).
- "Medicare, Medicaid Get 'Big Data' Chief" (Viebeck, The Hill, 11/19).