How digital health and medical device technology is being used in the fields of sports, sports medicine and athletic performance

At BML Technology we’re evangelists for digital health and medical technology solutions because we understand their potential and the results that are already being achieved. We’ve written at length about how the healthcare field is experiencing a once in a lifetime revolution due to the emergence of digital health technology and what it makes possible. […]

Research study finds that a health activity tracker and machine learning algorithm can detect the likelihood of Covid-19 infection prior to symptom onset

At BML Technology we work backstage with some of the most exciting medtech companies in the world helping them develop their digital health solutions and getting them to market. In recent years we’ve seen an explosion in the number of digital health startups addressing a wide array of unmet clinical needs by integrating the latest […]

Precision Neurology startup Rune Labs obtains FDA 510(k) clearance for their Apple Watch based Parkinson’s Disease software platform

In yet another in a fast growing list of impressive usage cases of remote patient monitoring technology transforming an Apple Smartwatch into a consumer wearable medical device; precision neurology startup Rune Labs announced its StrivePD software ecosystem for Parkinson’s disease has been granted 510(k) clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to collect […]

UnitedHealth Group links the use of Continuous Glucose Monitoring device to improvements in A1C levels for people with Type 2 diabetes

In one of the most effective use cases of a successful Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) application we have documented to date UnitedHealth Group, one of the world’s largest managed healthcare and insurance companies ranking 8th on the 2021 Fortune Global 500 list, recently announced the results of a study linking the usage of Continuous Glucose […]

Light sensors on consumer wearables have lower accuracy for people with higher BMI and melanin levels

Consumer wearable devices and fitness trackers are popular general wellness devices consumers use to monitor their health metrics including distance traveled, heart rate, blood pressure and others. Some of these devices are licensed by Health Canada and cleared for use by the FDA as medical devices, and are slowly evolving into a more important component […]

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 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 […]

The Google Fit App will allow users to measure their heart rate and respiratory rate using the phone’s camera

Google has announced that starting in March 2021 their Google Fit App will allow users to measure their heart rate and respiratory rate using only their Pixel phone’s camera, with plans to expand the service to more Android devices in the future. This move by Google comprises a foray into a next level of fitness […]