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Medical Fitness Centers

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Building a Flexible Future

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ES Department of the Year
Your chance to shine!

Now accepting applications for the ninth annual Environmental Services Department of the Year Award.

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Utility Cost Increases

Hospital water prices expected to continue ascent.

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RTLS tracking systems
Creating Operational Awareness

RTLS and other technologies can help to monitor hospital activities.

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Data Dive

Survey

 
Project management dominates BIM usage

While building information modeling (BIM) is finding growing acceptance as a capital planning and facilities operations tool, HFM/ASHE’s 2015 Hospital Construction Survey finds BIM is most widely used for project management. To access the full report, click here.

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