We are in midst of a healthcare revolution. Gone are the days the general application of healthcare solutions to cover a broad spectrum of patients. Now most healthcare facilities utilize an electronic healthcare system in some capacity. The utilization of electronic tools to deliver healthcare has yielded lots of data. Today we are faced with ways to utilize the data to create a patient centered healthcare model. Tempus, is healthcare tool that is used to pull data from various sources and create a personalized healthcare plan for cancer patients. Tempus applies data analytical protocols and artificial intelligence tools to data and create a patient centered medical solution specifically in an attempt to fight cancer on a personalized level.
Eric Lefkofsky, co-founder of Tempus has just announced additional investments have been made to the company. Kinship Trust Co. and T. Rowe Price Associates are the latest companies that have invested an additional $80 million. Eric Lefkofsky shared this latest invest along with $210 million Tempus has received since the beginning of the year has made Tempus a “Unicorn” startup, now worth over a billion.
Eric Lefkofsky is a graduate of the University of Michigan and has a Juris Doctor Degree from the University Of Michigan Law School. Eric Lefkofsky is also co-founder of Groupon and co-founder of Lightbanks. Lightbanks is a group of investors, who invest primarily in distributive technologies. In addition to many business affairs, Mr. Lefkofsky is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Chicago, and serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Steppendwolf Theater, and at Lurie Children’s Hospital.
In 2006 Eric and his wife Liz founded the Lefkofsky Family Foundation. The Lefkofsky Family Foundation is a private charitable foundation that focuses on underserved communities pertaining to women and girls rights, ensure access to a well round and empowering education, innovative medical research and expand cultural initiatives.
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