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

 

INNOVATION HIGHLIGHTS ARCHIVES

 

January 31, 2017

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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

Highlights

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


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