A new health technology company from Chicago just received $80 million in funding to continue their work. The worth of Tempus is valued at over $1 billion. With the increase in funding the company has reached ‘Unicorn’ status. The Chicago market place uses the term for startup companies worth $1 billion. Tempus, founded by Eric Lefkofsky, uses data to research trends in cancer. With a growing employee base of over 400 people, Tempus works with partners throughout the healthcare system. The company gathers and analyzes the data of patients with cancer to provide helpful information doctors. Lefkofksy’s foundation website says that Tempus is, “a technology company that empowers doctors to personalize cancer treatment through data and analytics.”
Tempus specializes in cancer research and works with many partners in the medical field. They team up with doctors, patients and drug companies to gather information. Tempus uses data to do sequencing research on DNA and RNA. The leaders of Tempus hope this approach to the research will result in new information to help cancer patients. According to the Tempus website, “Our goal is for each patient to benefit from the treatment of others who came before by providing physicians with tools that learn as we gather more data.”
Tempus is not the first company Lefkofsky created. The entrepreneur co-founded the Lefkofsky Family Foundation, Groupon and Lightbank. The businessman graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in law. Lefkofksky began working with startup companies that use technology to support their mission. He continues to teach at the University of Michigan as an adjunct professor.
Lefkofsky spends much of his time supporting other initiatives. He started the Lefkofsky Family Foundation with his wife to support education, arts, culture and human rights causes. According to the company website, “Its purpose is to advance high-impact initiatives that enhance the quality of human life in the communities we serve.”
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The name InnovaCare Health Solutions has become synonymous with quality and innovative healthcare. The success of the company has been partly accredited to the leadership of the CEO, Dr. Rick Shinto. His guidance has sent InnovaCare Health and their team on a path straight for success. He additionally serves as the CEO for the Health Plans currently offered in Puerto Rico. His effectiveness and ideas are the result of twenty years spent in the healthcare field. Dr. Rick Shinto was a pulmonologist and internist in Southern California and has written articles on clinical medicine. His degrees include a B.S., an M.B.A., and a medical degree.
Penelope Kokkinides draws on the twenty years she has spent in healthcare as the CAO of InnovaCare Health Solutions. Her extensive background in the industry has provided her with extensive knowledge regarding the formulation and implementation of models well suited to corporate healthcare firms.Another leader at InnovaCare Health is Daniel Straus. His reputation places him as one of the Northeast’s most successful real estate and health care developers. He served as the President of the Multicare Companies in the 1980’s and 1990’s. The corporation began as three separate health care properties and grew into a healthcare empire with 170 locations in the United states. Their real estate transactions were highly publicized.
CareOne was created towards the end of the 1990’s by Daniel Straus. No other operator in the New York Metropolitan area managed, operated, or developed more healthcare properties than he did. He redefined healthcare with a visionary style and the company has become the leader in inpatient rehabilitation and senior living throughout the Northeast. The company has cared for more than 100,000 older individuals. Daniel Straus operates an institutional pharmacy company and serves in excess of 60,000 patients located in nine states.Daniel Straus was the man who founded InnovaCare Health and built the company to be one of the biggest Medicare Advantage plans anywhere in the United States. He is currently a controlling shareholder and the Chairman of the Board. He additionally served as the leader of Aveta Health which was purchased by United Healthcare in 2012. He has shown the same commitment to and dedication to philanthropy as he has to his company. He has a foundation designed to support numerous charities and has founded several charitable foundations. During the course of his career he has benefited charities in both New York City as well as the metropolitan area.
Dr. Imran Haque is a medical doctor who practices in North Carolina. He works for Horizon Internal Medicine and has patients throughout the Asheboro and Ramseur area. He has more than 15 years of experience in the field of medicine and has helped patients recover from a variety of accidents and illnesses.
Dr. Imran Haque earned his M.D. in Santo Domingo in 1998 and is a graduate of the Universidad Iberoamerican. He served his residency at the University of Virginia Internal Medicine Roanoke-Salem Program. He is a specialist in internal medicine and in addition to Horizon Internal Medicine he has also worked for Randolph Hospital also in Asheboro, North Carolina.
At Horizon Internal Medicine, Dr. Imran Haque has performed many check-ups on patients and other routine exams. He is a primary-care doctor and has become a doctor that his patients highly recommend to others. He is experienced at diagnosing medical conditions and, when needed, prescribing the appropriate prescriptions needed to cure them. Dr. Imran Haque is also able to provide referrals to medical specialists when that becomes necessary for the patient.
The offices that Dr. Imran Haque works in has an ultrasound service on site which is very convenient for patients who need to undergo this type of medical procedure. They also have a laboratory on site so that results can be quickly received speeding up the care of patients.
Another medical service they provide is 360 resurfacing which is a type of laser treatment that tightens skin and removes skin defects. Dr. Imran Haque has been trained on this device and has a vast amount of experience with it. The procedures he performs are usually done on the face, neck, and chest of the patient. It is performed over several treatments and can take a number of weeks until the desired results are obtained.