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New Irvine hospital makes adjustments for local cultures

When the new Hoag Hospital Irvine opens this week, it’ll be filled with all sorts of high-tech medical equipment. But the building is missing something — on purpose.

In the new facility, everything looks normal, until you walk into the elevator. Look at the buttons: There’s no fourth floor.

It didn’t vanish into the Twilight Zone. It’s not there.