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accuRx

Company developing software that helps physicians communicate with their patients. Their main product Chain SMS is used by medical office staff to send text messages for a variety of communications such as appointment reminders or to remind patients to take prescriptions.

The flagship product of accuRx is Chain SMS, a product used by GP practices to communicate with their patients. It is a self-service enterprise software product. Within 12 months following the launch of Chain SMS, in February 2018, it grew by referral from being used in 0% to 20% of GP practices in England.

Chain SMS is designed to support nurses, administration staff and practice managers etc., as well as GPs. Uses for Chain SMS include sending advice to patients, notifying a patient of normal results, and reminding them to book appointments. The communication is saved back to a patient's medical record .

Co-founders Jacob Haddad and Laurence Bargery met on Entrepreneur First. While Accurx initially set out to develop a data-set and tools to help tackle the problem of inappropriate use of antibiotics, the startup has pivoted to focus on creating a broader platform for communication between medical teams and patients.As of 2019 Accurx raised £8.8 million in Series A funding.

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March 28, 2019

Accurx raises £8.8M Series A for its messaging app for medical teams and patients

Accurx, the U.K. startup and Entrepreneur First alumni that has developed a messaging service for doctor surgeries, has raised £8.8 million in Series A funding, TechCrunch has learned.

February 2019

accuRx raises a $11,500,000 series A round from Atomico, LocalGlobe and Entrepreneur First.

February 2018

Chain SMS launched

2016

accuRx was founded.

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Alice Bentinck

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Anne Hoagland

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Benjamin Osborne

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Calum Eadie

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Jacob Haddad

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Jafar Miles

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Laurence Bargery

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Lorna Flynn

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Lydia van Hamel-Parsons

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Matt Clifford

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Matt Wichrowski

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Tom Tugendhat

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Vivek Mathew

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