Where Ideas and Opportunities

Generate Impact


We Support and Promote Innovative Thinking and Solutions

As the principal agency charged with providing essential human services and protecting the health of all Americans, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) distinctly touches the lives of the public in a way that distinguishes itself from other federal organizations. The current times call for new, disruptive ideas and actions that fundamentally alter and improve the way we do business. That’s where we come in.

The IDEA (Innovation, Design, Entrepreneurship and Action) Lab  advances the HHS mission by empowering ideas and collaboration that will lead to impactful solutions. Learn More >


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25 Jan

Kid Inventors Focus on Health

On Sunday, January 17, I spoke at the kick off event for the 5th annual Invent It challenge at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. This is the first…