The U.S. is in a healthcare crisis.

$2.9 Trillion

on healthcare

That’s more than the government spends on defense, social security, education, veterans’ benefits and income security* combined.

*U.S. Office of Management and Budget

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We’re researching solutions in three key areas:

Successful Aging

We are enabling seniors to live their lives on their own terms with access to high-quality health and support services that preserve and protect one’s dignity, quality of life and independence.

See our work in Successful Aging


We’re driving for the ability of information to be shared among medical devices and electronic health records to enhance patient safety and improve clinical outcomes.

See our work in interoperability

Connected Care

We’re creating an automated, connected, and coordinated high-quality healthcare delivery system to drive the best clinical outcomes in the most cost-effective manner.

See our work in connected care

Our Policy & Research

We work with hospitals, healthcare organizations, foundations and policy makers across the U.S. to accelerate the research and development of innovative healthcare solutions.

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