Prof. Dr. Jens Brunner
CEO XITASO Healthcare GmbH, Augsburg
Jens Brunner has held the Chair for Health Care Operations / Health Information Management at the Faculty of Business and Economics of Augsburg University since 2013. The Chair is tasked with analyzing, planning and optimizing service processes using quantitative methods of operations research / management science. The main focus is placed on processes in the healthcare sector, especially in hospitals. Jens Brunner was instrumental in setting up the University Center for Health Sciences at Augsburg Clinic (UNIKA-T). The UNIKA-T, a research association of Augsburg Clinic, the Technical University of Munich and the Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich, is an important building block facilitating the study of medicine in Augsburg in the future. Brunner was appointed CEO of the newly founded XITASO Healthcare GmbH in 2016. The goal of this XITASO subsidiary is to advise healthcare providers in process management issues and to implement the results in innovative IT systems in a targeted manner. A particular focus is placed on software-based personnel scheduling in hospitals.