HITLAB’s e-newsletter, Innovation Highlights, offers insightful content on healthcare innovation, including trends, resources, opportunities, and our own contributions to the field.




June 15, 2017


“The Future of Sports Technology and its Promise for Healthcare”
Emerging Technologies: Breath-Based Diagnostics and The ReCIVA
HITLAB’s Latest Research Studies; Call for Participants
2017 HITLAB Innovators Summit and HITLAB World Cup: Call for Speakers and Sponsors
Spring Semester Awards Luncheon

April 19, 2017


2017 HITLAB Innovators Summit: India

Digital Health Breakthrough Network Selects Cohort

Innovator Spotlight: Subhasish Sircar, PhD, Founder, Health Vectors

HITLAB Seminar Series Live Stream

Emerging Technologies: Endotronix Care Management Solution

The Center for an Urban Future: “In Good Health: The Growth Potential of New York City’s Digital Health Sector”

Olivier Rabenschlag, Head of Creative at Google: “Using Technology to Tackle Global Health’s Biggest Challenges”

HITLAB’s Kathleen Lynch Presents Data on Opioid Treatment and Actigraphy Trackers to the American Society of Addiction Medicine

January 31, 2017


2016 HITLAB Innovators Summit: New York—Highlights and Media Coverage

2017 HITLAB World Cup: India—Call for Applications

Events: HITLAB Seminar Series, 2017 HITLAB Innovators Summit: India, and more from our partners

Innovation Watch

HITLAB News: Awards Ceremony

November 18, 2016


HITLAB Announces 2016 HITLAB World Cup Digital Health Start-up Finalists

"Using Technology to Prevent Bedsore Complications, Promote Patient Safety, and Democratize Care,”  by Sanna Gaspard, PhD, founder of Rubitection, last year’s HITLAB World Cup 2nd place winner

Nine Ways to Connect with the 2016 HITLAB Innovators Summit

Emerging Technologies: Ahead 300

October 20, 2016


Innovator Spotlight:  Donato J. Tramuto

2016 HITLAB World Cup Launch

HITLAB White Paper: “Wearable Fitness: Giving Employee Wellness Programs a Boost” 

Digital Health Breakthrough Network Announces First Four Selected Startups, Next Application Window

HITLAB Fall Seminar Series 

Emerging Technologies: OncoCloud (TM)

August 2, 2016


Can Apple Health Change Behavior? By HITLAB Fellow Dr. Jim Lebret for Live Science

HITLAB to Present Five Posters at APHA

Emerging Technologies: ADAMM

May 19, 2016


Caregivers and Technology: What They Want and Need

Innovator Spotlight: Michelle Odlum, EdD, HITLAB Scholar

Data Gaps in Reproductive Health: An In-Depth Look at Egg Donation and How Digital Technology Can Help Fill the Void

Emerging Technologies: HealthPatch

March 29, 2016


HITLAB Partners with New York City Economic Development Corporation on Digital Health Breakthrough Network

Innovator Spotlight: Dr. Jim Lebret, HITLAB Scholar

Feasibility of the “Bring Your Own Device” Model in Clinical Research: Results from a Randomized Controlled Pilot Study of a Mobile Patient Engagement Tool

Cool News: Scio and Nima

February 2, 2016


Six (Initial) Reasons #mHealth / #DigitalHealth Platforms are the Future; Not Just Apps

NYC as a Landscape for Implementing Digital Health Tools

HITLAB’s Spring Seminar Series

Cool News: Smart Bandage

December 20, 2015


HITLAB Innovators Summit: 2015 Highlights

Ceeable is “Best Health Tech Innovation of 2015,” Wins HITLAB World Cup

Cool News: The MyCareLink Smart Monitor 

November 23, 2015


Molecular Diagnostic Tool So Simple, Even a 7-Year Old Can Detect Salmonella

mCaregiving: A New Frontier in Mobile Health

Cool News: MoleScope by MetaOptima

HITLAB partnering with the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to establish the Digital Health Breakthrough Network

October 14, 2015


Catching Up With Xavier Palomer, 2014 HITLAB World Cup Honoree, C-Founder & CEO of Psious

Bundled Payments: Good Intentions and Bold Steps

Cool News: Quell

September 3, 2015


HITLAB Innovators Summit India 

Breaking the Glass Ceiling in the Health Tech Work Culture 

ADHD Diagnosis: Additions to the Clinician’s Tool Belt 

Cool Tools: General Electric’s Vscan

News We Find Inspiring: Assistive Context-Aware Toolkit

Resources We Like: Fogarty International Center

July 16, 2015


HITLAB World Cup 2015 Launches!
HITLAB Unveils HITLAB Balance, a Wellness Initiative for Staff Members
Cognitive Buoyancy (TM): Taking the Innovation High Road
Cool Tools: Connected Cycle
News We Find Inspiring:
                Smart Phones Test Vision
                Unicef’s Gadgets to Help the Impoverished
                How to Write a Thesis
Resources We Like: Unicef

May 31, 2015


SHARE ID™ Launches!
HxRefactored Takeaways
Cool Tools: Lumo Lift
News We Find Inspiring:
                4 Technology Trends That Will Save Your Life
                Nurses with Tablets and Bikers with Smartphones Join Ebola Fight
                Smartphones Can Be Smart Enough To Find A Parasitic Worm
Resources We Like: The World Bank
Spring Semester Awards Luncheon

April 12, 2015


Windmills of Your Mind: Continuous Innovation and Patents
Cool Tools: Myo Gesture-Control Armband
News We Find Inspiring: 
                Apple’s ResearchKit
                Iron Man Comes to the Rescue, For Real                
Resources We Like: MIT Media Lab

February 26, 2015


Eliminating TB in India: Challenges and Innovations 
HITLAB Seminar Series: Lessons Learned in EHR Innovation 
Cool Tools: Happitech 
News We Find Inspiring: The Stiletto 
Resources We Like: Save the Children

January 25, 2015


The Three Principles of Great Design
Top Five mHealth Monitoring and Evaluation Tips from the 2014 Global mHealth Forum
A New Perspective on mHealth: Where Do We Stand? Where Are We Going?
Cool Tools: The Fineck
News We Find Inspiring: Be My Eyes
Resources We Like: Content Rules
HITLAB Expands Its Services
HITLAB Welcomes Fellows and Scholar
HITLAB Honors Staff Members

December 21, 2014


Meeting the Future at the HITLAB Innovators Summit
How Do We Design for Impact in Health Care?
Q & A with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed
News We Find Inspiring: Essays by HITLAB World Cup Finalists
HITLAB Featured in Crain's, Fast Company, MedCityNews, and HIT Consultant

November 23, 2014


Startups and the HITLAB World Cup
Innovator's Spotlight: Vivian Peng
Cool Tools: Muse
News We Find Inspiring: Google Developing Cancer Detecting System 
Resources We Like: PhRMA
HITLAB Research Presented at APHA

October 26, 2014


Innovator’s Spotlight: Gati Dharani
Cool Tools: Liftware Stabilizer
News We Find Inspiring: WhatsApp Joins with BBC to Issue Health Alerts
Resources We Like: Alzheimer's Association's 24/7 Helpline
Join us! HITLAB Innovators Summit and HITLAB World Cup
HITLAB's Laura Pugliese Featured in Real Business

October 5, 2014


Hospitals on Life Support
Cool Tools: The Sproutling Baby Monitor
News We Find Inspiring: Will the iPhone 6 Revolutionize Health?
Resources We Like: Wellocracy 
Ideas Needed! HITLAB World Cup has Launched
The Global Fund Praises HITLAB

August 10, 2014


Improving Healthcare in India with Technology
HITLAB Welcomes Canadian Students to Innovation Workshops
News We Find Inspiring: Thomson Reuters IP & Science Unit’s Predictions for 2025 
Resources We Like: World Health Organization

July 13, 2014


Innovator's Spotlight: Ashish Jha
Healthcare: Economic Value Need Not Apply (Yet)
News We Find Inspiring: Smart Glasses for Those with Poor Vision
Resources We Like: The Commonwealth Fund’s Data and Interactives
HITLAB Honors Staff Members

June 2, 2014


Innovator's Spotlight: Sandeep Burugupalli
Five Trends in Healthcare
HITLAB's Delphi Program
News We Find Inspiring: 
           Robotic Arm Capable of Many Complex Tasks
           Point-of-Care HIV Test
Resources We Like: Medgadget: Medical Technology News
HITLAB Helps Launch App at AUA
HITLAB’s Paloma Luisi, Manager of Research & Evaluation, appears on The Health Crossroad, a leading podcast

April 27, 2014


Innovator's Spotlight: Elise Kang
HITLAB Initiates Evaluation Program for Tuberculosis Patient e-Compliance Solution in India
News We Find Inspiring: 
      iPhone Case Doubles as Stethoscope
      Fitness Trackers Evolve
      Bionics: Transforming Lives Today
Resources We Like: World Lung Foundation’s Mass Media Campaign Resources

March 30, 2014


HITLAB Shares 3 Takeaways from HIMSS 2014
Has mHealth Come to Stay in Ghana?
News We Find Inspiring: Smartphones That Test Blood
Resources We Like: Dr. Greg Martin’s Global Health YouTube Channel

February 28, 2014


Cole Manship, HITLAB's Senior Manager of Strategy & Innovation, describes our work on The Peggy Smedley Show 
Why Public Health Researchers Need Twitter  
News We Find Inspiring: Optogenetics for Pain Relief 
Resources We Like: The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation’s Graphics and Interactives

January 31, 2014


HITLAB speaks with Tim Gilchrist, Director of eBusiness Strategy for Wellpoint Healthcare  
Improving the Diffusion of Consumer Health IT: Lessons from Silicon Valley
News We Find Inspiring: Free, Hi-Tech HIV Vaccine Coming Soon
Resources We Like: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s DataHub