How Brazilian ‘Laura’ startup reduces hospitalizations and mortality – and received US$1.9 million

Laura healthtech serves over 40 healthcare institutions through artificial intelligence. The collection and processing of data allows it to help hospitals, municipal secretariats, and health operators decide which patients should have priority care and whether their follow-up will be in-person or online.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The coronavirus pandemic has put the spotlight on the need to better manage hospital resources - such as nurses, intensive care physicians, specialist doctors, intensive care units (ICU). But some healthcare startups have been eyeing healthcare bottlenecks for years.

One of them is Laura. The healthtech serves over 40 healthcare institutions through artificial intelligence. The collection and processing of data allows it to help hospitals, municipal secretariats, and health operators decide which patients should have priority care and whether their follow-up will be in-person or online.

This proposal attracted Laura's first external funding. The . . .

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