The IBM Health and Human Services Research Institute is IBM’s social policy research arm. Our mission is to foster the development of innovative service delivery models and approaches that assist health and social programs achieve their goal of improving outcomes for individuals, families, and society.

The institute hosts and participates in best practice briefings, special interest workshops, and sponsorship of key industry initiatives and conferences. We also conduct and commission thought leadership papers and research reports. This work informs our industry consultations and our input into IBM’s family of Watson Health solutions for Government Health and Human Services.

The Institute partners with:

Social enterprises

Not-for-profits organizations


Health and social research organizations

Policy makers

Social Program organizations

Papers published by the institute

Studies and papers commissioned by the Institute

Institute experts will be speaking at the following events in 2018

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