About the Partners
IBM is creating a smarter, more connected healthcare system that delivers better care with fewer mistakes, predicts and prevents diseases, and empowers people to make better choices. This includes integrating data so doctors, patients and insurers can share information seamlessly and efficiently. IBM also helps clients apply advanced analytics to improve medical research, diagnosis and treatment in order to improve patient care and help reduce healthcare costs. IBM solutions include hardware, software and services delivered by more than 400,000 employees worldwide plus business partners globally, Additionally, IBM invests in research and innovation to create the next generation of technology. With eight research labs around the world and the largest patent portfolio of any U.S-based company, IBM is proud to have recently received its 8th U.S. National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Obama in October 2009.