Reduced staff shortages and lower costs for overtime and staffing services in health care

Reference number 2017-00750
Coordinator Gapstaff AB
Funding from Vinnova SEK 300 000
Project duration March 2017 - September 2017
Status Completed
Venture Innovative Startups
Call Innovativa startups fas 1 Våren 2017

Purpose and goal

The project has been successful with results above expectations: 1. Confirmed needs and demand "By streamlining the staffing process, Gapstaff makes for a better work environment for staff and less administration for the care units. 2. New applications have been identified. - Gapstaff has the potential to be relevant for, in principle, all types of care units. 3. The road ahead for Gapstaff is clearer. - Business model and go-to-market strategy have been clarified.

Expected results and effects

All set goals have been achieved: 1. Pilot projects have been conducted with good results. “The pilot projects have provided substantial understanding and practical know-how of the sector and how we can contribute. 2. Based on user feedback, we have implemented improvements. - Improvements that make our service more streamlined and user friendly. 3. The service has been prepared for commercial launch - The next step is to add more clients and start implementing the business model.

Planned approach and implementation

Before the project: A trial version, "minimal viable product", of Gapstaff had been developed and was ready to be tested. During the project: Pilot projects were conducted with selected care units which used Gapstaff in their daily operations. The pilot projects gave us valuable user feedback about the practical challenges of the various units. Next step: Gapstaff now has proof of concept. The next step is to add more units and users.

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