French startup Lifen is elevating a $22.7 million (€20 million) funding spherical. Partech is main the spherical with Idinvest Companions and Majycc eSanté Make investments additionally taking part. Present traders Serena and Daphni are additionally investing once more.
A lot of the healthcare trade in France nonetheless depends on good outdated bodily letters with stamps and the whole lot. Lifen needs to assist practitioners and hospitals change to digital letters as a substitute to avoid wasting money and time.
Whereas it’s simple to ship a digital receipt as a substitute of printing one, it will get a bit extra sophisticated with well being data. Firms should adjust to regulation and make it possible for the whole lot stays confidential. Lifen says that the whole lot is encrypted in transit and at relaxation, and the corporate can’t entry your information.
Lifen acts as an interface with a number of digital messaging protocols — MS Santé, Apicrypt, Zepra and Medimail. You may ship a letter utilizing these protocols in a number of clicks. And since paper isn’t going to die in a single day, you too can ship letters by way of the French postal service utilizing Lifen as nicely.
The startup manages a listing of healthcare professionals and likewise handles learn receipts. In the case of receiving messages, Lifen acts as a unified inbox that allows you to obtain messages, paperwork and reviews from varied channels — it primarily appears like an e-mail interface with an inbox and an outbox. You may then export every doc and kind them in a affected person folder.
In the case of person expertise, the startup tries to automate as many issues as attainable. After establishing Lifen, you’ll be able to choose it as a printer within the printing popup — it’s suitable with any app that helps printing.
The service then tries to detect names and addresses to determine who is meant to obtain the letter. Lifen searches its listing to learn how to contact this explicit healthcare skilled.
Particular person healthcare professionals can entry Lifen for €25 per thirty days. And I’m positive hospitals pay much more to entry the service.