Google’s new Dermatology Assist Tool is Using AI to help find answers to common skin conditions

At its recent I|O Developer conference Google announced the launch of a new Artificial Intelligence powered Dermatology Assistant Tool to help individuals find answers to questions relating to issues with their skin, hair and nails through a simple web based application. Consistent with the belief that AI has the potential to assist clinicians in caring […]

Aktiia’s Cuffless Blood Pressure Monitor has the potential to revolutionize heart health

There are myriad exciting new wearable technology firms tackling health challenges to help people lead better and healthier lives. They are all facing significant challenges in all aspects of the business – technical development, clinical validation, regulatory affairs, productization and user adoption. Only a select few are getting enough of these right to have a […]

Digital Health Technology Industry Review & Roundup: Q1 2021

Developments in the digital health technology industry continued in Q1 of 2021 at the same torrid pace established in 2020 across all areas, including development and launch of new medical technologies, private investments and mergers and acquisitions activity.  The persistent COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a catalyst for the rapid adoption of telemedicine initiatives and […]

Digital Health Company Spotlight: Carebook Technologies

In our position at the intersection of medical technology, clinical research and patient-centric healthcare, BML Technology is fortunate to work backstage with companies carrying out some of the most innovative and exciting work in digital health today. Carebook Technologies, a dynamic Montreal-based company in the field of digital health technology, is one of these companies. […]

Rapid testing and tracing in the Canadian effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 and reduce restrictions.

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada, myriad efforts and strategies have been explored to slow the spread of the virus and contain the damage it causes. The primary strategy deployed has been a series of lockdowns and restrictions on social and economic activity. The intention of these lockdowns is to ‘flatten the […]

Digital Health Technology on the rise and poised for further growth

The trends towards continuously increasing levels of technology integration and innovation across all areas of society have also led to a revolution in the expanded use of technology in healthcare and medicine. Presently we are experiencing what can best be described as a boom period in digital health and medical technology, due not only to the […]

COVID-19 Resources

We have assembled a list of useful links related to COVID-19 and digital health development. You’ll find references to the latest Health Canada regulations, like the Interim Order (IO), the accelerated pathway for Medical Device Establishment License (MDEL), sale and import guidance for PPEs (like masks and face shields), medical device ventilator specifications, as well […]

Gandhi Never Wore a Fitbit

Why the wearables movement desperately needs to take 10,000 steps. There are numbers that mean something to us viscerally. They elicit an image or a feeling without engaging our rational minds.  20 cms of snow. 714 home runs. 92 goals. 12 parsecs. And 10,000 steps.  Mahatma Gandhi did a lot of walking in his lifetime. He […]