Learn how the IBM Cloud for healthcare supplies the robust tools and technology you need to deliver quality and improved care through modern apps and services.


Diabetizer Ltd. and Co. KG uses the IBM Cloud to cut operating costs by 30 percent while giving physicians and diabetics greater insight into patient health to encourage better care options.


Help accelerate the consistency and velocity of innovation for your organization with Watson Platform for Health, our HIPAA-ready, built-for-health development platform.

Drive progress and cut costs with healthcare in the cloud

The IBM Cloud for healthcare supplies the robust tools and technology you need to deliver quality and improved care through modern apps and services. Integrated with powerful cognitive and analytics capabilities for deep insight—plus an agile, scalable cloud infrastructure that is HIPAA ready, the IBM Cloud empowers you to focus on innovation while saving time and controlling costs.

Highlights of healthcare on the IBM Cloud



Improve collaboration among patients, providers and payers to deliver more effective care.



Digest vast amounts of data to reveal personalized recommendations at the point of care.



Improve business processes to drive efficiency and cost savings.

Discover your IBM Cloud healthcare solution

Cloud infrastructure for healthcare


Choose from multiple secure, scalable, private cloud options—from IBM Bluemix® virtual and bare metal servers to OpenStack-based private cloud as a service. All are available in more than 45 global data centers.

Cloud platform for healthcare app development


Accelerate development and delivery of web and mobile services. Our platform integrates DevOps tools, a broad catalog of services and a choice of deployment models—public, dedicated and local.

Cognitive, mobile and IoT services for healthcare


Embed powerful services that capture and synthesize the deluge of healthcare data. From IBM Watson® cognitive and analytics, to the Internet of Things, to Apache Hadoop and Spark, these services can drive better outcomes.

Cloud Therapy uses cloud-based analytics to accelerate diagnosis of ultra-rare diseases

Start-up company powers better healthcare using Watson and IBM Cloudant® on the IBM Cloud.

Customer story

Using cutting-edge IBM technology, we are building solutions that stand to spark real change in the healthcare industry and beyond.

— Andre Sandoval

CEO, Cloud Therapy

How can you reimagine healthcare?

Cloud solutions for healthcare providers

For providers

Immediate access to curated, evidence-based, disease-specific content

Reduced readmission rates with automated outreach and remote monitoring

Ability to respond in real time with direct insight into clinical workflows

Cloud solutions for healthcare payers and insurers

For payers

Understanding and managing a population’s health based on risk analytics and patients sharing health information

Predictive analytics to control fraud and waste

Personalized services, greater flexibility and improved connectivity with customers

Cloud healthcare solutions for patients and customers

For your patients and customers

Quick access to wellness information to enable proactive care

The ability to self-monitor health and transmit data easily to caregivers to help cut healthcare costs by avoiding hospital visits

Consolidated health insurance plan information with customized insights in a user-friendly experience

Additional IBM Cloud for healthcare resources

Demo of healthcare solutions using IBM Cloud infrastructure and Bluemix


This demo shows how healthcare organizations can gain great insight, improve personalized healthcare and bring innovative ideas to life quickly using Bluemix.

ebook on using cognitive computing to reinvent healthcare


In a recent survey, trailblazing healthcare payers and providers expect to realize time, cost and risk benefits from using blockchain in clinical trial records, regulatory compliance and medical/health records.

Case study on Saskatchewan Blue Cross using IBM Cloud infrastructure to deliver better customer satisfaction


Read about how behavioral science company SimpleC decreased dementia-related symptoms by 60 percent and sedative drug use by 95 percent with Watson and the IBM Cloud.

Learn about Watson Platform for Health, our HIPAA-ready, built-for-health development platform


Learn how At Point of Care achieved a 75 percent improvement in clinicians’ ability to treat and manage chronic diseases.

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