If you're like me, and you procrastinated reading Time magazine's cover story, Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us, here's some additional motivation. On Sunday, as I attacked Steven Brill's 26,000 word piece, I tweeted out a few excerpts. I've re-posted those 16 tweets below. It's a summary of sorts, in 2,000 characters. I am far from an expert on healthcare, but I found this to be a well-written and engaging article. 

My thoughts kept turning to: "what technology solutions can we apply to solve this problem?" A lot of the problems outlined in this essay seem intractable, but many appear to be ones that can be improved with greater information symmetry and coordination. Perhaps what the world needs is a "Yammer for medical bills?"  If you have any opinions on the matter, please share them below.