Rotageek features in Forbes

From Scrubs To Software, Rotageek Rotates Worker Workloads

Covid-19 (Coronavirus) changed the world, we all know that. Over and above the societal changes, the cultural changes and the huge amount of change experienced in the healthcare and medical arenas, workplaces and workforces have changed.

As many places now get back to post-lockdown working practices, businesses are discussing how to best manage their workforce. In many cases, organizations are looking at options to stagger worker schedules more intelligently so that workplace office space can be more broadly apportioned to provide more room for people, from a static space that actually remains unchanged.

Former doctor creates software startup

A software solution that works in this space was (perhaps somewhat paradoxically) developed in the pre-Covid world, in a hospital accident & emergency (A&E) department. Created by former British doctor and emergency medicine physician Chris McCullough along with CTO partner Nick Mann, Rotageek uses cloud-based technology and automatic scheduling to help multi-site businesses manage and schedule staff to meet demand, drive efficiency and reduce costs.

Now CEO of Rotageek, McCullough explains that he assembled a team to create the software after getting frustrated with staff scheduling at his hospital. Having spent time working at St Mary’s Hospital, London and University College London Hospitals, he says he understood at close hand just how tough it can be to get medical staff with the right skills, working in the right department, with the right co-workers alongside them, on the right day and at the right time.

Rotageek is an online tool that can ‘rotate the geeks’ (or indeed any other type of worker from business manager to salesperson to admin staff and so on) needed in an organization.

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