Our story

IBM launched Watson Health in 2015 with a clear goal: help professionals across the health industries to address the world’s biggest healthcare challenges with data, AI and technology innovation. We have impacted thousands of clients and partners, professionals and consumers. 

Partner with Watson Health to help your clients make an impact - and advance to a healthier future.

How we help our partners make an impact

  • Helping people with diabetes better manage glucose levels
  • Supporting clinical decision-making for oncologists and radiologists with a suite of oncology and imaging products
  • Supporting researchers to uncover important new findings that could accelerate new treatments for diseases like ALS and Parkinson’s


  • Enabling multi-disciplinary care teams to provide integrated care encompassing clinical, genetic and social determinants of health
  • Providing tools for advanced analytics and insights that help health organizations optimize their business performance



Our mission

We, Watson Health, aspire to improve lives and give hope by delivering innovation to address the world’s most pressing health challenges through data and AI-driven insights.

Benefit as Watson Health Partner

How do you benefit as a partner?

Working with Watson Health, business partners - solutions and services providers, software vendors and innovators, from startups to enterprise organizations – are given access to technology, expertise, support and resources to grow their businesses and better serve their clients, backed by the power of IBM.

How we can help you...

  • Increase market demand for your offerings and expand your reach
  • Address your clients’ unmet needs
  • Grow your business
  • Improve profitability
  • Enable your clients to contribute to transformations in health through AI and cognitive computing, advanced analytics and one of the largest health data sets available
How Watson Can Help

Partner-enabled solutions and capabilities from Watson Health

To do our part in driving bold and comprehensive health transformation, we’ve built best-in-class capabilities for the following areas. Choose your focus:

Payers: Insurers, Health Plans and Employers

Enable enterprise analytics, operational efficiency, provider collaboration and member engagement.

Healthcare Providers

Oncology & Genomics: Enable physicians to benefit from cognitive decision support to focus on delivering patient-centric cancer care at scale.

Imaging: expand the physician’s view for greater confidence in diagnostic and treatment decisions for their patients.

Provider Solutions: Optimize performance, engage patients, and get insights at the point of care.

Government Health and Human Services

Help governments improve health and human services value, lower costs and have a meaningful impact on people’s lives.

Life Sciences

Help transform performance across the product value chain for biotech, pharmaceutical, diagnostic, medical device and contract research organization (CRO) companies


Using Watson cognitive APIs –some purpose-built for healthcare as HIPAA and GXP enabled–Watson Health and partners are making a difference with new solutions for health today.

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