Americans have been spending a lot on health care due to increased charges and patients getting more intense, expensive care. Also, population growth and aging is also a cause for increased healthcare costs.
However, when one looks closely at every disease separately, you will find out that different factors have led to this increase in spending. Diabetes for instance, which had the highest charges, it was noted that t most amount of the money was spent on drugs. All said and done; there have been efforts to bring this figures down which have bore fruit. All of this, however, is important to enable future research on the value of health care spending.
CEO and Co-founder of Tempus, Eric Lefkosky is an American Entrepreneur. Moreover, Eric Lefkosky is the co-founder of Interworkings, Uptake, Mediaocean and Light Bank.
Born on September 2, 1969, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America, Eric Lefkosky attended the University of Michigan where his career in business started. It was in 2001 that he co-founded Interworkings. 4 years later, Eric Lefkofsky co-founded Global Logistics, a freight Logistics firm. In 2006, he co-founded MediaBank which later changed its name to Mediaocean. Eric then co-founded Light Bank in February 2010 and Uptake in 2014.
Eric Lefkofsky has been cited to be a man who is deeply concerned with cancer patients and is highly driven to help them. This is why in 2015 that Eric Lefkofsky co-founded Tempus. Tempus is simply a technology driven firm that enables physicians to offer personalized care to cancer patients. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Tempus basically, analyses large volumes of clinical and molecular data. This is all in a bid to come up with precise medicine to care for cancer patients.
Helping cancer patients is not all, Eric and his family are great philanthropists. In 2006, he started the Lefkosky Foundation. This is a foundation dedicated to supporting scientific, educational and organizations and causes across the globe. The Lurie’s Children Hospital is one of the organizations that has benefited from the foundation regarding health funding. Apart from health, education is also key in the Foundation’s agendas and truly they have been able to support over 17000 students in Chicago.