In "The health care crisis no one will talk about" (Opinion, April 6), Ronald Weiss makes a great point that available technology too often is not used to diagnose or intervene at a time that would be most cost effective to manage disease.
Why? Is it a training or economic issue? Or both?
As one who has fallen out of "group" insurance coverage, my family needs to cover the full cost of these tests until we have reached our catastrophic deductible limit, a problem faced by millions of Americans. So we opt to only go to the doctor for catastrophic reasons.