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Flexible design
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Flexible designs help hospitals to keep up with unpredictable demands.

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Building envelopes
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New equipment addresses multiple health care challenges.

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Meeting the needs of a multigenerational workforce.

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Data Dive

How are jobs changing for health facilities professionals?
Health facilities professionals who reported that their organizations have been involved in mergers and consolidations cited these five ramifications to their jobs, according to this month’s HFM/ASHE/AHE Salary Survey.  
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