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MOBs lead outpatient facility construction
Medical office buildings (MOBs) were the most frequent type of outpatient construction in the 2015 Hospital Construction Survey, which appeared in the February issue of Health Facilities Management (HFM) and was conducted by HFM and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering.

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