The personal and emotional elements of health care have long separated the industry from many of the forces that drive other forms of business. Unfortunately, those same elements have contributed to the unsustainable path that our nation's health-care spending is on. However, in the following video Brenton Flynn outlines one technology that, if used appropriately, could help patients immensely, while also making our health-care system more cost-efficient.

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