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Health Data Liberators Award

Niall Brennan,CMS Chief Data Officer, receives 2015 Health Data Liberators Award ProPublica Team receives 2014 Health Data Liberators Award Nirav Shah receives 2013 Health Data Liberators Award

The Health Data Consortium’s Health Data Liberators Award recognizes extraordinary contributions and leadership in the liberation of health data, helping to accelerate the pace and multiply the volume of data available to innovators in order to foster the creation of products and services to improve health and health care. The Award is presented annually and will be bestowed to the recipient at Health Datapalooza in Washington, DC.

This Year's Honorees

The 2015 Health Data Liberators Award waspresented to Niall Brennan, Chief Data Officer and the Director of the Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics (OEDA) at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for his work in heatlh data liberation and innovation.
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Previous Honorees

2014, ProPublica

In 2014, the Health Data Consortium honored ProPublica’s reporting team of Charles Ornstein, Tracy Weber, Jennifer LaFleur, Lena Groeger and Jeff Larson with the second annual Health Data Liberators award for their data-driven series "The Prescribers."
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2013, Dr. Nirav Shah, New York State Department of Health

In 2013, the Health Data Consortium awarded the inaugural Health Data Liberators Award to Dr. Nirav Shah and the New York State Department of Health at Health Datapalooza 2013.
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