About The Person
Jens Eckstein is crossing borders between Cardiology and Internal medicine, Switzerland and Germany, clinical practice and IT. He studied in Freiburg (D) and Lübeck (D), trained in Basel (CH) and New Orleans (USA) and did his PhD thesis on high density mapping of atrial fibrillation in Maastricht (NL). After years of clinical and scientific work he combined his clinical work with a new position as Chief Medical Information at the University Hospital Basel. Since then, he built up a growing team of enthusiastic specialists who see themselves as enablers for innovative ideas and new technology at the University Hospital. Due to an excellent cooperation of his team with the department of Digitalization and ICT and the Hospital they managed to push digitalization and innovation forward and keep up the enthusiasm that is needed to face the chance related with the digital transformation of our health care environment.