• Mar
    28

    Nelson Named Advisor of Design for Aging Media

    Diekema Hamann is pleased to announce that Vicki Nelson, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP has been selected to serve on the seven-person advisory group for the American Institute of Architects, Design for Aging Knowledge Community (DFA). DFA's mission is to enhance the built environment and quality of life for an aging society through innovative design and the dissemination of knowledge. The selection to the DFA Advisory...

    Tags: Architecture
  • Jan
    15

    Allegiance Osteoporosis & Balance Center Projects

    Diekema Hamann designed a new suite within the recently completed Specialty Center to house a newly developed program for the health system. The Allegiance Balance Center includes space for a rehab apartment, dexa scan, rotary chair, and posturography equipment. The suite supports the program's goal of a complete treatment approach to balance and osteoporosis care; it is housed within the Neuro Musculo Skeletal Specialty Center...

    Tags: Architecture, Engineering, Healthcare
  • Aug
    01

    Bronson LakeView Emergency Department Projects

    Bronson LakeView Hospital wanted to improve emergency service delivery and response times to its local community in Paw Paw, Michigan. Working closely with administration and staff, Diekema Hamann developed a plan to double capacity from 6 treatment bays to 12 treatment bays through 3 phases of construction. The entire renovation was planned within the walls of the existing hospital while maintaining complete operations throughout all...

    Tags: Architecture, Engineering, Healthcare
  • Dec
    01

    Allegiance Pain Center Projects

    Located in the new Specialty Center, Allegiance Pain Management Center offers multi-disciplinary, collaborative approach for the evaluation and treatment of your pain ensures comprehensive, specialized care. The team includes physicians who are specialists in pain diagnosis, treatment and management, specially trained nurses, a psychologist, physical and occupational therapists. Coming from a linear, segmented space, the staff worked closely with Diekema Hamann to create an open environment...

    Tags: Architecture, Engineering, Healthcare
  • Nov
    01

    McLaren Regional Medical Center Inpatient Rehab & Joint Express Projects

    Diekema Hamann Architecture + Engineering was hired to provide programming and design services for the renovation of an under-utilized area on the 5th floor of McLaren's North Building. The primary goals of the project were to improve patient flow and patient satisfaction by relocating displaced programs, Inpatient Rehab and Joint Express, to adjoining spaces. This adjacency allows for improved collaboration and reduces travel distance for...

    Tags: Architecture, Engineering, Healthcare
  • Aug
    01

    Hackett Catholic Central High School Projects

    Hackett Catholic Central High School wanted to provide additional space for classes that were being held in other buildings or in makeshift classrooms. They also wanted to improve their technology instruction by adding a computer lab with 30 stations to specifically provide the most modern technology, yet allow flexibility for future technological changes. In addition to the teaching space, they wanted new toilet facilities closer...

    Tags: Education
  • Jul
    02
  • Jul
    01

    Bronson Cardiac Catheterization Suite Projects

    Constant changes in technology and the need to plan for growth prompted the development of a new cardiac catheterization unit at Bronson Methodist Hospital. Diekema Hamann worked closely with the staff, traveling to signature sites throughout the country, when planning the new suite within the award winning hospital. Bronson wanted the design to be cutting-edge and allow the staff to function more efficiently. Similar to a...

    Tags: Healthcare
  • Jun
    01

    Oakland Centre Adult Day Care Facility Projects

    After several years of committed service to those needing end of life care in the Kalamazoo area, Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan was eager to expand their services with a new program model for older adults in need of day care. After finding an existing building, they came to DHAE with the exciting opportunity to create a facility that would offer a respite from morning...

    Tags: Healthcare
  • May
    01

    Allegiance Health Specialty Center Projects

    Diekema Hamann assisted Allegiance Health with strategically aligning multiple service lines within the same medical office suite. In efforts to inspire collaboration and provide a patient-centered, whole-body approach, orthopedics, pain management, sports medicine, and physical rehabilitation were designed to occupy an entire floor within the new Specialty Center. The design challenge was to provide identity for the individual practices while presenting a unified approach to the...

    Tags: Healthcare