Screening for Atrial Fibrillation through a smartphone app more than doubled the rate of detection when compared to traditional screening methods

We’ve written extensively about the explosion in digital health solutions driving a once in a lifetime revolution across the healthcare ecosystem. Many of these solutions are being developed in the field of remote patient monitoring (RPM) and integrate the latest in wearable medical device technology, artificial intelligence machine learning algorithms and human intervention. Today we […]

Amazon expands its Amazon Care telehealth service nationwide across the US

Amazon Care, Amazon’s telehealth service, launched in September 2019 with the goal of making healthcare easy and convenient for families and individuals by making patient-centric healthcare services available when and where they are needed on a 24/7/365 basis.  Originally the service was available to Amazon employees and to companies in the Seattle area on a […]

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 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 […]

Marc Saab on Remote Cardiac Monitoring Webinar Panel – DHIT COVID-19 Webinar Series

Last week, Friday, June 10th at 9am EST, as part of the Digital Health Institute for Transformation (DHIT)’s Covid-19 Unites Us All webinar series, BML Managing Director Marc Saab appeared on a webinar panel to discuss Remote Cardiac Monitoring. The event was co-hosted by DHIT’s Michael Levy and Adam Curry of the ASSIST Center, and […]

Marc Saab to Speak on Remote Cardiac Monitoring – DHIT COVID-19 Webinar Series

This Friday, June 10th at 9am EST, as part of the Digital Health Institute for Transformation (DHIT)’s Covid-19 Unites Us All webinar series, BML Managing Director Marc Saab will be speaking about Remote Cardiac Monitoring. The event will be co-hosted by Michael Levy and Adam Curry, and will feature Dr Bryon Boulton, Surgical Director of […]

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 […]