Bridge to a Cure

Inefficiency, Inertia, and Waste Drive us to Spend $3.65 Trillion Annually on Healthcare; It’s Time to Focus on Research

Much has been written about why the U.S. healthcare system costs so much and rates so poorly compared with healthcare in other industrialized nations. Last year healthcare spending skyrocketed to $3.65 trillion, an increase of $250 billion in just two years. That’s more than the GDPs of many countries – [...]

By |2019-10-08T12:45:00-05:00October 8th, 2019|

Donors Hold the Key to Curing Pediatric Cancer

Donors Hold the Key to Curing Pediatric Cancer Nonprofits must change how they do business There are more than 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States ­– an average of 40 for every US zip code – including countless charities devoted to fighting cancer and childhood cancer in particular. From [...]

By |2019-07-15T15:36:10-05:00July 3rd, 2019|

The Cure to Pediatric Cancer is at Our Fingertips!

So why aren’t we seeing breakthroughs in the cure for pediatric cancer? Technology has made it clear that the collection and analysis of information is our most valuable tool for achieving scientific breakthroughs. Computers today can collect and store billions of sheets of information from millions of sources, analyze millions [...]

By |2019-05-29T05:51:53-05:00May 28th, 2019|

Stop Pediatric Cancer Like We Do Terrorists!

    Big Data in the fight on terrorism provides a blueprint for how we should be battling pediatric cancer Data plays a growing role in the race to stop terrorist attacks before they claim innocent lives. We need to harness the same power to fight a different kind of [...]

By |2019-04-28T13:48:39-05:00April 15th, 2019|

Pediatric Research and Trump’s Pledge

Building a robust national database is crucial to energize breakthroughs against cancer and other childhood afflictions Last month President Donald Trump surprised advocates for cancer patients by proposing to spend $500 million over 10 years on pediatric cancer research, starting in 2020 with a focus on sharing patient data. Bridge [...]

By |2019-03-20T14:06:26-05:00March 20th, 2019|
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