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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Technology Meets Design: Medical and Research-Related Architecture Must be Flexible

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Energy efficiency was discussed in tandem with factors important to patients. Just as critical as the treatments and equipment were two factors. They were the length of hospital stay (outpatient care was in greater demand) and sense of hospitality exuded by the physical environment and medical staff. Six examples of facilities, either in the Piedmont or Coastal regions, were featured: two hospitals; a children’s hospital; a cancer center; medical center; and research center.