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 Lab advances the HHS mission by empowering ideas and collaboration that will lead to impactful solutions. Learn More >


Latest IDEAs from our Blog


28 May

I’m the New CTO of HHS

When I left the Pew Research Center to advise companies and organizations that share my vision for health care, I thought life couldn’t get better. First and foremost, it has…

22 May

Open Health Data’s Gone Global

You may already know that Health Datapalooza is the place to be for US-based data enthusiasts (and geeks), but did you know that it’s also attracting thought leaders from around…