Weekly Refresh: Biofourmis Acquired Gaido, Routable AI’s Pivot, and More

April 20, 2020
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Three organizations to build a COVID-19 biobank. Biogen, the Broad Institute of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, and PartnersHealthCare joined forces to create it. They aim to provide scientists with a collection of data on the virus in hopes of aiding treatment and vaccine development. [Built In Boston]

Biofourmis acquired Gaido Health. Biofourmis uses predictive analytics to forecast problems for patients, generally ones in heart failure. Gaido offers a remote monitoring system tailored to oncology patients. [MedCity News]

ezCater launched Feed the Front Line. The initiative provides meals to healthcare workers who are fighting the pandemic. The meals themselves come from struggling restaurants, and anyone can go to the ezCater site and purchase meals to be sent to hospitals. [Built In Boston]

Routable AI to adapt its tech to manage homeless care. The transportation startup pivoted to help develop a platform to automate patient intake and bed assignment for the homeless during the pandemic. [Digital Journal]

Lovepop shifted to manufacturing personal protective equipment. Usually, the startup makes 3D greeting cards. The company has switched over its die cutters to manufacture face shields instead. [Built In Boston]

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