CMS Dashboard at a glance

2010 GCN Awards Organization: Health and Human Services Department's Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Project: CMS Dashboard

Challenge: Make complex health care information available in an easy-to-access format to internal and external customers.

Solution: A self-service dashboard that pulls information from CMS’ Integrated Data Repository.

Impact: Provides researchers, policy-makers, health care providers and other users with important information on the status of emerging trends in Medicare service usage and spending.

Duration: Five weeks to initial internal implementation in October 2009. Public beta released in April 2010.

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