Eric Lefkofsky Founds Tempus To Fight Cancer

Eric Lefkofsky is an American billionaire businessman. His hard work, perseverance and good business sense earned him tremendous respect. He founded multiple businesses the past three decades. Through observation of therapy provided to cancer patients, Eric Lefkofsky discovered that very little data was used as a part of the therapy (Shiakapos). 


Successful businessman and entrepreneur Eric Lefkofsky noticed that doctors had difficulties making clinical decisions for patients’ therapy because the system made data access hard. So in 2016, he decided to change things to help cancer patients receive better therapy care. Eric Lefkofsky founded Tempus, a healthcare firm which revolutionized the data access doctors needed to treat cancer patients. Tempus has three important lines of business for the medical community. Through Tempus, doctors can order genetic tests, including tests which find hundreds of genes associated with cancer.


Tempus also works with academic healthcare systems and community healthcare systems to organize data from electronic health records. Patient privacy is protected at all times. According to Eric Lefkofsky, the collected data is used to assist those conducting research projects. De-identified data is also made available to pharmaceutical companies doing drug discovery. Under the leadership of Eric Lefkofsky, Tempus has expanded their firm’s offerings to additionally help patients suffering from a variety of diseases including depression, diabetes and Covid-19. For Eric Lefkofsky, this AI healthcare firm will continue to identify cures for these diseases. While there are still some challenges Tempus has yet to overcome, they continue to make tremendous contributions to the healthcare of many. 

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