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DKH Anti-Coagulation Clinic Expands to Putnam
Residents of Northeast Connecticut and surrounding areas who need to take anti-coagulation medicines (also known as "blood thinners") can now receive monitoring and management care in Putnam as well...
Congress Must Stop $1.6B in Cuts to Hospitals by January 1
CONGRESS MUST PASS MCKINLEY-THOMPSON BILL (H.R.4392) AND BLOCK $1.6 BILLION IN CUTS TO 340B HOSPITALS What is 340B? Congress created the 340B...
Day Kimball Safety & Security Officer Ed Bates Proves Patient Care Isn't Just Clinical
At Day Kimball Healthcare, we celebrate "DKH Champions of the Human Spirit" - those people (staff, patients or community members) who are inspirational examples of dedication to health, wellness and...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Stephanie Schapp, Medical Assistant, Employee of the Month for November
Stephanie Schapp, medical assistant for Day Kimball Medical Group’s (DKMG) family medicine practice in Danielson, has been named employee of the month for November by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). ...
Philanthropy Matters | Year-End Giving
How to make the most of your year-end donations The holiday season is upon us and for many, it is not only a time for the exchange of gift wrapped presents, but a time of giving back.  Whether...
Judith Favreau, RN Case Manager, Named Employee of the Month at Day Kimball Healthcare
Judith Favreau, registered nurse (RN) case manager has been named employee of the month for October at Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Favreau, whose experience in the medical field spans 45 years, ...
Dozens Turn Out to Celebrate Ribbon Cutting for Day Kimball Healthcare at Home's Memory Lane Cafe
Day Kimball Healthcare at Home, in partnership with Putnam Economic Development department and the Putnam Business Association, held a ribbon cutting for its Memory Lane Café on Wednesday, November 8...
Day Kimball Hospital Receives an "A" for Patient Safety in Fall 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Rating Places DKH in Top Third  of Hospitals in State and Nation The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, today released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. ...
DKH Names Christine Peer, Pre-Certification/Registration Clerk, Employee of the Month for September
(l. to r.): DKH Chairman of the Board Joseph Adiletta, DKH Employee of the Month Christine Peer, DKH President and CEO Anne Diamond and DKH Director of Physical Medicine Jerome St. Sauveur at Peer’s...
What Every Man Needs to Know About Prostate Cancer
Originally published in the Norwich Bulletin Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States, with about one in seven receiving the diagnosis in his lifetime. The good...
Chain of Giving Leads to Poignant New Ritual for Cancer Patients at Day Kimball Hospital
Care providers at the Rose Bove LaRose Cancer Center at Day Kimball Hospital gather around the Center’s new ceremonial bell, which is rung by patients to mark their final treatment and celebrate...
Patients covered by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurance can pay lower in-network copayments when they receive care at Day Kimball Hospital or from a Day Kimball Medical Group primary care...
Philanthropy Matters | Rallying the Troops
In the battle against breast cancer, NE CT knows how to call in the troops October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when the color pink becomes infused with the autumn paint pallet, and the...
More than 150 Celebrate at Day Kimball Healthcare's Cancer Survivors Day
Indy, a therapy dog, makes a special guest appearance at Day Kimball Hospital's annual Cancer Survivors Day, held Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Grill 37 in Pomfret, CT. Scroll down for more...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Jessica Stailing, Patient Service Representative and CMA, Employee of the Month for August
Jessica Stailing, patient service representative (PSR) and certified medical assistant (CMA) has been named employee of the month for August at Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Stailing began her...
Dr. Marc Cerrone Voted Best Pediatrician in Northeast CT for Second Year
Dr. Marc Cerrone, Director of Pediatrics for Day Kimball Medical Group’s Pediatric Centers and Medical Director of Day Kimball Hospital’s Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program, has been voted Best...
Podcast: What You Might Not Know About Day Kimball Hospital's Cancer Center
Day Kimball Hospital Director of Oncology Carolina Starr-Manning recently visited Wolverine Radio to talk about the Cancer Center at Day Kimball Hospital, and shared some interesting details about...
Breastfeeding is Natural But May Not Always Come Naturally
Our bodies were made to feed our babies and while breastfeeding is natural it may not always come naturally. Here are a few tips to get your breastfeeding journey off to a good start and to maintain...
Day Kimball Hospital Among First in Nation to Meet New Chemotherapy Safety Guideline
Day Kimball Hospital’s Rose Bove LaRose Cancer Center has joined the likes of Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center and Yale Cancer Center/Smilow Cancer Hospital in...
13 Questions with Megan Belanger, RN, BA, Nurse Navigator, Hematology and Oncology
Meet Megan Belanger, RN, BA and Nurse Navigator at DKH’s Rose Bose LaRose Cancer Center! As a nurse navigator, she spends her days helping our cancer patients and their families and caregivers...
Day Kimball Medical Group Pediatrics Practice Receives Award for Child Immunization Efforts
The Day Kimball Medical Group pediatrics practice in Plainfield has been recognized by the CT Department of Public Health (DPH) with an award for achieving a 95% rate of immunization for the DPH’s...
Rebecca Rainville, Medical Assistant and CNA, Named DKH Employee of the Month
Rebecca Rainville, medical assistant and certified nurse assistant has been named employee of the month for July at Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Rainville began her career with DKH in 2009...
Day Kimball Hospital Putnam Bank Golf Classic Raises More Than $100,000 to Support Healthcare in NE CT
The 33rd annual Day Kimball Hospital Putnam Bank Golf Classic has raised more than $100,000, the net proceeds of which will support services and upgrades to facilities and technology at Day Kimball...
Laura Kroll, Registered Nurse, Named DKH Employee of the Month
Laura Kroll, RN, BSN has been named employee of the month for June at Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). She is the HomeCare community liaison nurse for Day Kimball Healthcare at Home which is part of the...
Keeping Kids Healthy and Safe During Summertime
The days are getting longer and temperatures are beginning to rise, which means summer has arrived! And now that the kids are out of school for summer break, its a great time to get them out and...
13 Questions with Carolina Starr-Manning, RN, MSN, OCN, CHPN, Director, Hematology and Oncology
For Carolina Starr-Manning, RN, MSN, OCN, CHPN, Director, Hematology and Oncology at DKH, having a sense of humor has helped a lot in her nursing career, especially in oncology. And that makes a lot...
The seventh annual Paddle for a Cure, held Sunday, June 11 at Riverside Park in Brooklyn, CT, has raised $9,962 for the Rose Bove LaRose Cancer Center at Day Kimball Hospital. The funds will support...
Improving Quality of Life for Individuals with Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Despite ongoing research across the globe, the number of people living with Alzheimer's disease and dementia continues to grow. According to current statistics from the Alzheimer's Association, an...
All Day Kimball Medical Group Practices Now Accepting New Patients
Day Kimball Medical Group (DKMG), the physician practice division of Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH), has announced that all 14 of its primary care and specialty care practices are now accepting new...
Matthew Roy Named Executive Director of Day Kimball Medical Group
Matthew Roy has been named Executive Director of Day Kimball Medical Group (DKMG), the physician practice division of Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH), a nonprofit community hospital and healthcare...
Deary Memorial Garden Moved, Rededicated
The Deary Memorial Recognition Garden, created in 2007 to memorialize, honor and recognize cancer survivors and loved ones lost to cancer, was rededicated on May 18 at its new location on the grounds...
Philanthropy Matters | Achieving More Together
In May 2017, Day Kimball Healthcare announced that it is now a community partner of Yale New Haven Health (YNHHS). Building upon the strengths of two independent, community minded organizations, this...
Day Kimball Hospital Achieves High Marks for Stroke Care, Fastest Response Time in CT and Nearby MA and RI
Day Kimball Hospital achieved 100% compliance in 2016 for every clinical core measure used by The Joint Commission in granting the hospital Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center. Day...
Help for Women’s Pelvic Floor Disorders
In women, the pelvic floor consists of muscles, bones, ligaments, connective tissues, and nerves that attach to the pelvic bone and sacrum. Like a “sling” or “hammock” the pelvic floor support the...
Phillip Axtell, Registered Nurse, Named DKH Employee of the Month
Registered Nurse Phillip Axtell of Thompson, CT has been named employee of the month for May by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Axtell has been working at DKH for some six years and began as a...
Day Kimball Healthcare Celebrates New Name and Location for In-Home Care Services
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) officially opened the new central location for all of its in-home care services at 32 South Main Street in Putnam during a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the...
Day Kimball Hospital Wound Care Clinic Announces Expanded Hours to Meet Rising Need for Services
The Wound Care Clinic at Day Kimball Hospital has expanded its hours in order to accommodate more patients, due to increasing demand for the service. The Wound Care Clinic now offers appointments on...
Day Kimball Healthcare, Yale New Haven Health Announce Community Partnership
Day Kimball Healthcare Chairman of the Board Jack Burke addresses the audience as Yale New Haven Health Chief Operating Officer Chris O'Connor (left) and DKH President and CEO Joseph Adiletta look...
Preventing and Responding to Stroke
May is National Stroke Awareness month, the perfect time to reflect on the impact that stroke has on our community and what we can all do as individuals to prevent and respond to it. The Center...
Moe Coderre of Putnam: My Life is Changed, Thanks to This One Decision
Dr. Kevin Reagan of The Center for Bone and Joint Care and Moe Coderre of Putnam, CT. Maurice “Moe” Coderre of Putnam, CT is feeling lucky and has a new spring in his step. He hasn’t won the...
Lilybeth Ly, Physical Therapist, Named DKH Employee of the Month
Lilybeth Ly, physical therapist for Day Kimball Healthcare, has been named Employee of the Month for April by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Ly began her career at DKH in 2006 and has been a...
Philanthropy Matters | The Annual Fund
The Annual Fund: Putting Your Philanthropy to Work Today Starting with Mrs. M. Day Kimball’s $5,000 donation in 1894, community support has been a long-standing tradition at Day Kimball Healthcare...
Day Kimball Hospital Completes "Green" Updates Thanks to $330,854 in Energy Incentives
Pictured left to right: ESC Energy Solutions Division Manager Mike Amedeo, DKH President and CEO Joseph Adiletta, DKH Director of Facilities Greg Harubin and ESC Corporate Marketing and Business...
Hayden's Hike for Hope
On Thursday, May 11, twenty-one year old Hayden Breault of Webster, MA will set out on a three month hike across the Pacific Crest Trail, which spans 2,658 miles, beginning at the U.S.-Mexican border...
Lab Professionals Get Results: Lab Week 2017
National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week April 23 -29, 2017 Please join us in celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals Week! As we continue to face the challenges of today’s healthcare...
Day Kimball Healthcare Announces New Physical Therapy Service for Women's Health
Day Kimball Healthcare’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation division is now offering a specialized physical therapy service tailored especially to women’s health, focused on alleviating the...
Putnam Bank Signs on as Title Sponsor for Day Kimball Hospital Golf Classic, Pledges $25,000 to Support Healthcare in Northeast Connecticut
Putnam Bank President and CEO, Thomas Borner (center) presents a check toward its $25,000 pledge to Day Kimball Hospital to DKH Development Director Kristen Willis and DKH President and CEO Joseph...
The Tools Parents Need to Prevent, Recognize, and React Responsibly to Child Abuse
It’s a topic that is difficult to think about, but one that is critical to address: how to prevent your child from being abused and what to do if you think abuse may have occurred. April is Child...
Day Kimball Healthcare’s Cruisin’ for Cancer Care committee hosted a Guest Bartender Night at the Black Dog Bar and Grille in Putnam on Thursday, March 30 and raised $6,125 for the Northeast...
Day Kimball Healthcare Voices Opposition at Capitol to Governor's Proposed Steep Tax Hike on Hospitals
Staff from Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) attended the Connecticut Hospital Association’s (CHA) Hospital Day at the Capitol on April 5 to voice opposition to measures in Governor Malloy’s proposed...
8 Doctors on Day Kimball Medical Staff Named as "Top Docs" in Connecticut Magazine
Eight physicians on the medical staff of Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) have been named to Connecticut Magazine’s recently published 2017 “Top Docs” list. The doctors affiliated with DKH included...
Deborah Seney, Housekeeper, Named DKH Employee of the Month
Deborah Seney, housekeeper for Day Kimball Healthcare, has been named Employee of the Month for March by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Seney, who has been working at DKH since 2003 in her role...
What Women Need to Know About Painful Periods
If you’re a woman who experiences significant pain during menstruation, particularly if that pain has worsened over time, it’s important to know that it may be a sign of a condition called...
Philanthropy Matters | Volunteerism
Voluntary Service for the Greater Good:  Priceless Voluntary service is notably one of the most important dimensions of philanthropy and means by which society participates in voluntary action for...
Cassandra LeBlanc, Lead Patient Services Representative, Named DKH Employee of the Month
Cassandra LeBlanc, lead patient services representative (PSR) for Day Kimball Healthcare’s Plainfield office, has been named Employee of the Month for February by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). ...
Sylvia Miller, 86, Works Out Three Times a Week – And it May Have Recently Saved Her Life
Brenda-Rich Pike, exercise physiologist (left) and Carol Artiaco, RN (right) with Sylvia Miller of Brooklyn, CT at Day Kimball Hospital's Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation medically-supervised exercise...
If You Need an Endoscopy, Pill Cam Technology Not a Tough Pill to Swallow
You likely know that a colonoscopy is performed to evaluate the large intestine for possible cancer. You may even be familiar with upper endoscopy, which involves inserting a similar type of lighted...
New Guidelines for Emergency Response to Cardiac Arrest
There has recently been a significant change in the way Emergency Medical Responders (EMS) in Connecticut treat patients suffering from cardiac arrest. The change comes as the result of new national...
Valentine's Day Marks 149 Years Since Birth of Moses Day Kimball
This Valentine’s Day, the Woman’s Board of Day Kimball Hospital, and all of the DKH family would like to wish Moses Day Kimball, the person for whom Day Kimball Hospital was named, a very happy...
Day Kimball Hospital Birthing Center Among Top 10% in CT, Nation for Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care
Pictured: Matthew and Alycia Godzik of Putnam, CT with newborn son Theodore and DKH nurses Kathleen Dizazzo and Jennie Beaudry, November, 2016.  Day Kimball Hospital has scored among the top ten...
DKH Names Deborah Lucier, Patient Account Representative, Employee of the Year
Deborah Lucier, patient account representative at Day Kimball Hospital, has been named employee of the year for 2016 at Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Lucier’s selection was announced at a staff event...
Day Kimball Healthcare Hosts Adolescent Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Group
Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) Outpatient Behavioral Health program is hosting a Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Skills Group for boys and girls ages 13-17 in need of developing specific skills...
Philanthropy Matters | Planned Giving
One Last New Year Resolution to Consider That Will Last a Lifetime If you’ve yet to consider a planned gift in your charitable giving plans, this just might be the time to ask yourself why, or...
The Dangerous Health Risk Many Seniors Overlook
What is the most common cause of traumatic brain injury, more common than strokes but potentially just as serious, responsible for 90% of broken hips in people age 70 and older and the number one...
Kim Durand, HomeCare Clinical Manager, Named DKH Employee of the Month
Kim Durand, RN, Clinical Manager of HomeCare for Day Kimball’s In-Home Care Division, has been named employee of the month for January by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Durand, who has been...
Day Kimball Hospital Receives Re-Accreditation by College of American Pathologists
The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has again awarded accreditation to Day Kimball Hospital based on results of a recent on-site inspection of the hospital’s...
13 Questions with Kim Durand, RN, Clinical Manager, Day Kimball HomeCare
When you live in northeast Connecticut, you quickly come to learn that it is made up of small, rural towns where it’s safe to make the assumption that everyone knows everyone. And when you work at...
Day Kimball Healthcare Exceeds Financial Projections for Fiscal-Year 2016
Management Reports Positive Margin at Annual Corporators Meeting Day Kimball Healthcare’s 2017 Board of Directors: (front row, l. to r.) Steven Schimmel, MD, Karen Cole, Jack Burke, Joseph...
Day Kimball Hospital Welcomes Its First Baby of the New Year
Day Kimball Hospital welcomed its first baby of 2017 on Tuesday, January 3. Alayna Josephine Stone was born at 12:23 p.m. and weighed in at eight pounds, 15 ounces. Mom Robyn Stone of Danielson, who...
Are You Lacking in the “Sunshine” Vitamin?
Do you feel tired, achy and depressed every winter? It could be that you’re not getting enough vitamin D. Researchers estimate that as many as half of all adults are at risk for this deficiency. Many...

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