Even though the Founder of Groupon, Eric Lefkofsky has established many other companies alone or with other partners, one of the startups that are close to his heart is Tempus. This Chicago-based start-up has a partnership with UChicago and many other health care organizations to offer doctors a comprehensive data that can be used to treat their patients. They will provide all the latest data and information that they will need to help their patients and improve the quality of services provided to their patients.
Tempus with the support of the University of Chicago will contribute to building this exhaustive database. By studying more than thousand cancer patients and finding similarity in molecular patterns, the company aims to aid physicians in treating their cancer patients. According to reports, more than two million women are affected by breast cancer in the United States every year. It is the aim of the company to improve the quality of service that is provided to them by joining hands with many different universities and organizations to collect data that will allow doctors and researchers to learn about the disease and how it affects people differently.
Eric Lefkofsky is among the most successful entrepreneur that has founded some of the most successful internet companies. It was in 1999 when he started his first internet company with the name of Starbelly that sold promotional products to their customers. After that, he went on to fund many other companies like Echo Global Logistics, InnerWorkings, and MediaBank. It was after he founded the international company, Groupon, that he became famous. He is also associated with many different non-profit organizations across the nation. He also created the Lefkofsky Family Foundation and had contributed to many different organizations in different sectors, including medical research, education, and healthcare.
Pulmonary fibrosis afflicts lungs of multitudes of Americans, resulting in lung scarring and a low quality of life. One pulmonary fibrosis patient visited the Lung Institute of Tampa to receive stem cell treatment. On a follow up visit, he had a CT scan that revealed the inflammation as a result of the PF was gone. His quality of life improved. PF has long been considered a terminal, incurable disease, and the results of stem cells and the ability to regrow the lung tissue. The Lung Institute’s trial for those suffering with long term lung disease has seen 82% increase in quality of life.
The Food and Drug Administration has begun hearings on stem cell therapies. While they have agreed to trials and it has a high price tag, the regular use of stem cell therapy in treatments is still not accessible to the general public. Many health groups including Supplement Police, hope these testimonials will help the FDA see why it should pass regulation to make stem cell treatments more affordable and accessible.
Legislation to help make stem cells more affordable has already passed the House of Representatives. According to BCM, the Senate is looking at 19 bills that could help stem cell treatments be readily available. Not a stem cell clinics are as efficient and effective, so as they become more available, there are some tips to look for one that works. Do they treat specific diseases with stem cells or just offer stem cells in general? How do they collect data? Do they have any third party supervision?
Under current conditions most college graduates are finding it difficult to find employment. This challenge extends to those looking for a career in healthcare as well. As a medical professional himself Brian Torchin understands this problem very well.
From his Philadelphia office Brian Torchin runs a medical staffing agency connecting professionals to healthcare facilities in need of staff to fill vacant positions. He has helped employ chiropractors, physicians, and nurses among others for years across the world. His success in connecting employers with the employees they need comes from building a network for employees in need of assistance to meet the needs of their patients.
He maintains a blog filled with tips for what his clients should do when hiring chiropractors, nurses, and other medical staff. No step is too far for Brian Torchin in his commitment to giving his clients the staffing they need to keep their businesses running.
There aren’t many stories that read like Torchin’s story does. Beginning with one city, he has expanded his agency to the national and international level without breaking a sweat.
He offers just about anything his clients will need when searching for medical staff, but he also gives professionals the help they will need to get ahead in their careers as well. Such dedication is a rare find in any industry.