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How to plan a mass notification system

Tips to help hospitals design a seamless emergency communication infrastructure

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Ambulatory care facilities embrace Lean design

Patient experience and workflow efficiency are guiding principles of new outpatient facilities

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HVAC systems built for health care

New products rise to the demands of health care facilities with flexible design and integration capabilities

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Smoothing out the construction approval process

Knowing what local authorities require help to keep new building projects moving along

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Environmental Services Department of the Year

Submit applications to the Association for the Healthcare Environment by June 17

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Design Center

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    Outpatient facilities embrace Lean design

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    2016 ACHA Legacy Project Award

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    2016 Vista Award winners

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Honoring ES professionals

Awards recognize those crucial to the health care mission

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Interview

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Patient safety initiatives are everybody's business

National Patient Safety Foundation leader discusses the role of facilities professionals

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Field Report

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Last Detail

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