IBM Watson Health committed to advancing health and human services

Using advanced technology IBM Watson Health enables professionals to share health data and deliver insight to furthercare through hospitals, providers, insurers, researchers and patients. We have set an ambitious goal to improve lives and give hope by addressing the world’s most pressing health challenges.

Merging humanity and technology

Merging humanity and technology

It's humanly impossible to keep up with the daily proliferation of healthcare data. We've created a connected ecosystem across the healthcare industry to harness expertise from this information and determine shared value.

Data explosion

exabytes of healthcare data projected by 2020

Dynamic delivery

a week’s hospital stay can equal hundreds of pages in electronic health records

Value vs volume

trillion estimated global economic impact of chronic disease by 2030

Efficient research & development

drugs currently in development that make it to market

Our focus areas

Our focus areas

Charging into the future, Watson Health is supported by the innovation of IBM, the dynamic intelligence of Watson, and our collective expertise in and commitment to improving the health industry.

To do our part in driving bold and comprehensive transformation, we’ve built best-in-class capabilities in six key areas across the healthlandscape:

Oncology and genomics

Allowing cancer patients to benefit from cognitive knowledge

Explore improved care


Expandingthe role of medical imaging forbetter patient care

Read about imaging advancements

Life sciences

Accelerating targeted and effective therapies

See faster therapy introductions

Value-based care

Reducing costs and addressing quality

Explore processes improving value


Improving the value of health and human services

Learn how to work more efficiently


Empowering individuals to be proactive and self advocate for healthier lives

Learn how predictive models can personalize care

Our key benefits

IBM Watson Health plays a critical role in the health industries – our solutions, services and innovations are enabling organizations to transform today. With our support, leaders, advocates and influencers can confront the obstacles in healthcare with a better working knowledge. We help our clients advance each day towards their missions—whether they are to simplify, solve, care or cure—by helping them achieve powerful benefits.

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 cognitive insights.