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> Baptist Health South Florida has more than doubled its profits in fiscal 2102, thanks to a $250.9 million gain in investments, reported the South Florida Business Journal. Article

> A state audit found that a Maryland commission failed to adequately investigate the extent of hospital overbilling identified through annual reviews. Overcharges totaled at least $13.2 million at four hospitals, the Associated Press reported. Article

> Research shows hospitals can implement their own emergency department pharmacy to improve medication reconciliation and save money, according to Pharmacy Practice News. Article

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> With Medicare spending $1 billion annually on breast cancer screenings, are mammograms for older patients worth the cost? Commentary

> A free "pillbox app" helps boost medication adherence rates to 81 percent. Article

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> UnitedHealth launched a new contest with a $60,000 prize, seeking ideas on how technologies can help improve treatment of chronic conditions. Article

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