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Automated disinfection technologies continue to gain popularity.

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Upcoming hospital emergency power code changes.

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Factors driving change in health facility design

The quest for improved operational efficiency has dramatically affected health care facility design, ranking with safety and satisfaction and far beyond other considerations, according  to the HFM/ASHE 2014 Health Facility Design Survey.
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