Hospitals save millions with transitional housing for homeless; Obama administration wants to map the human brain;

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> Mayo Clinic saw its operating income fall 35.2 percent to $395.4 million in fiscal year 2012, thanks in part to high expansion costs. Earnings report (.pdf)

> A program that provides transitional housing for homeless patients after discharge has saved hospitals in Orange County at least $3.2 million, according to Voice of OC. Article

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> The Obama administration is planning a long-term effort to examine the human brain and build a map of its activity. Article

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> WellPoint's unexpected selection of career hospital executive Joseph Swedish to become its new CEO has resulted in a mixed bag of reactions throughout the industry and on Wall Street. Article

> Decisions regarding health insurance exchanges--whether states will operate their own or defer to the federal version--are rolling in now that the deadline has passed. Article

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