As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, public resources become limited, people become restless, and planning and execution become extremely difficult. Data-driven information is in demand as we all look for solutions that will help to ease anxiety while providing a clear direction for how to best handle this unprecedented crisis.
Use the COVID-19 Testing Sites app here: https://www.predictivesolutions.io/covid19-testing-houston
As a data science company, Predictive Solutions decided the most impactful way to help guide the community and support public officials is by communicating real-time data of COVID-19 testing locations as well as keeping an eye on trending locations where people are self-reporting symptoms. We are proud to release this app and ask for everyone’s help in making this a valuable resource during these uncertain times.
More details in our press release below.
Predictive Solutions’ app provides real-time data on COVID-19 testing, reported cases Houston martech startup leverages data for public good to fight back against coronavirus
Houston, TX, March 19, 2020 — Houston-based startup Predictive Solutions has developed a web app to empower Harris County residents with reliable, up-to-date information about COVID-19 testing and outbreak hotspots. The application lets users search for the nearest coronavirus testing location as well as displays cases of self-reported symptoms to help monitor where the virus is trending.
“We developed the app to help streamline communication between the City of Houston, the healthcare community, aid organizations and Harris County residents, while mitigating the logistical nightmare of making sure presumed cases get tested,” says Stewart Severino, co-founder and CEO of Predictive Solutions.
With 29 confirmed COVID-19 cases and counting in Texas’ largest county (at the time of writing), all federal, state and local officials are looking to data-driven solutions to combat the continued spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Predictive’s founders hope their new app provides much needed support to public health efforts, especially as more pop-up testing sites open across Harris County.
Predictive’s co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Theo Patestos adds, “By providing a mechanism for the city to monitor testing locations and enabling users to self-report symptoms, Predictive hopes to deliver a platform that can help officials gain a firm handle on the trending virus, allowing for decision-making that’s directly informed by data.”
Hinting at the potential for partnership, Severino adds, “This is only a starting point for presenting the data. We need city and state officials, as well as the public to help make this application useful. The app is only as good as the data it gathers.” The app by Predictive Analytics can be accessed from desktop and mobile, and found through internet search.
About Predictive Solutions Predictive Solutions, a portfolio company of H Town Incubator, is a martech company that uses data science to help small businesses move beyond the limitations of paid media platforms. Founded in 2019, Predictive prides itself on taking the guesswork out of inbound and outbound marketing. For more information visit https://predictivesolutions.io.
About H Town Incubator H Town Incubator is a Houston startup accelerator and office space that provides unique services to its portfolio companies such as: legal counsel for matters related to business, finance, contracts, intellectual property and more; affordable insurance geared toward entrepreneurs; business development support and C-suite growth coaching; marketing support including strategy and deliverables; and flexible office space ranging from hot desks and cubicles to corner offices. For more information visit https://www.htownincubator.com.