It's nice to know that, even though I have only about five seconds a day to devote to thinking about the Issues of the Day, I may still have some slight grasp of what is going on, and what needs to be fixed.
Found this article on the New York Times Today:
In Health Reform, A Cancer Offers an Acid Test
It talks about how the treatment for prostate cancer can be used as an example of why our medical costs are out of control. Pretty much concurs with what I wrote in my previous post about our medical community needing to have the latest widget, no matter how expensive or effective.
This is the first article I've seen that even mentions dealing with the root problem of runaway medical costs, rather than just trying to figure out who's going to pay. Perhaps we can start believing that, though the wheels of change may be grinding s-l-o-w-l-y, they are turning....