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Too many hospice patients are receiving antibiotics, and for too long, researchers say

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The prevalence and frequency of antibiotic use among hospice patients is high despite little evidence of effectiveness, researchers say.

New Wisconsin data network breaking through old barriers

New Wisconsin data network breaking through old barriers

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In what may be a sign of things to come, Wisconsin nursing homes, hospitals and other providers will soon have the ability to exchange patient information with a database operated by a nonprofit organization.