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Flu Season: What to Know this Year
With flu season here, it’s time to learn what the coming months will hold so you can prepare yourself with the resources necessary to keep you and your family healthy.  The flu – or influenza – is a...
Make This Holiday Season More Buoyant Than Blue
The holiday season often inspires feelings of joy, gratitude, and belonging. But for some, this time of year can evoke feelings of loneliness, loss, and inadequacy.  There is no lack of popular and...
Day Kimball Healthcare's Hospice & Palliative Care of NECT Receives National Patient Satisfaction Award
Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern Connecticut, a service division of Day Kimball Healthcare, was honored with a 2018 Patient Satisfaction Award of Distinction by Fazzi Associates, A Medicare...
Day Kimball Hospital Laboratory Re-Accredited by College of American Pathologists
The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has again awarded accreditation to Day Kimball Hospital Laboratory based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Sherry Fitzgerald of Nutritional Services November Employee of the Month
Sherry Fitzgerald, who works in Nutritional Services at Day Kimball Hospital, has been named employee of the month for November by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Fitzgerald, has been working at DKH...
Day Kimball Hospital Central Sterile Supply Supervisor Carolyn Figueroa Wins First Place in Regional Sterile Bowl II Competition
Carolyn Figueroa, Central Sterile Supply (CSS) Supervisor in the CSS department at Day Kimball Hospital won first place out of more than 100 participants in a region-wide competition that measured...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Michelle Gardner, Intake and Outreach Coordinator, Employee of the Month
Michelle Gardner, Intake and Outreach Coordinator for Day Kimball HomeMakers, a division of Day Kimball Healthcare at Home, has been named employee of the month for October by Day Kimball Healthcare...
Philanthropy Matters | The Hospice Tree of Life: A symbol of hope and healing
On Sunday, December 2nd, the citizens of northeast Connecticut will gather together for what has become a beloved tradition in support of the Hospice and Palliative Care program of Day Kimball...
Day Kimball Hospital Putnam Bank Golf Classic Raises More Than $103,000
The 34th annual Day Kimball Hospital Putnam Bank Golf Classic has raised more than $103,000, the net proceeds of which will support cancer care services, diagnostic imaging, and technology at Day...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Stacey Jones, Lead Phlebotomist, Employee of the Month
Stacey Jones, lead phlebotomist for Day Kimball Healthcare’s Laboratory and Blood Draw Services department, has been named employee of the month for July by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Jones began...
Day Kimball Hospital Earns Top Score in Connecticut in Sepsis Care
Day Kimball Hospital scored better than all other Connecticut hospitals, and well above the state and national average, on a Medicare report for timely treatment of sepsis, a serious complication of...
Day Kimball Healthcare Cruisin' for Cancer Care Raises $5,800 for NECT Cancer Fund
Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) 15th Annual Cruisin’ for Cancer Care event was held on June 24 at the Thompson Speedway and raised $5,800 to benefit the Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of DKH. The...
Day Kimball Healthcare Pediatrics and Family Advocacy Center Receives Book Donation from Putnam Middle School
Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) Pediatric department and Family Advocacy Center received a donation of over 250 books from the students of Putnam Middle School on June 19. The books were collected...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Jillian Mancini, Staff Pharmacist, Employee of the Month for June
Jillian Mancini, staff pharmacist for Day Kimball Hospital’s Pharmacy department, has been named employee of the month for June by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Mancini has been a pharmacist for...
Paddle For A Cure Raises $9,500 for Day Kimball Hospital Cancer Center
The eighth annual Paddle for a Cure, held Sunday, June 10 at Riverside Park in Brooklyn, CT, has raised $9,500 for the Rose Bove LaRose Cancer Center at Day Kimball Hospital. The funds will support...
Day Kimball Healthcare Pastoral Care Receives Donation from bankHometown
Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) Pastoral Care department received a donation from members from bankHometown’s Putnam branch on June 6. Jason Howard (second from left), bankHometown Assistant Manager, ...
Amanda Miller Named Chief Experience Officer at Day Kimball Healthcare
Amanda Miller has been named Chief Experience Officer (CXO) at Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH), a nonprofit community hospital and healthcare system serving Northeast Connecticut and nearby...
Day Kimball Healthcare’s Family Advocacy Programs  Receive Toy Donation from EASTCONN Students
Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) Family Advocacy Programs received a donation of $300 worth of new toys from the students from the EASTCONN Killingly Northeast Regional Program on June 4. The students...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Jessica Provencher, Registered Nurse, Employee of the Month for May
Jessica Provencher, registered nurse (RN) for Day Kimball Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU), has been named employee of the month for May by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Provencher, who has...
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) was recently awarded an $8,000 grant from Pink Aid, a charitable organization that helps to fund breast cancer support services for women in need, for the period March 1, ...
Putnam Bank Signs On as Title Sponsor of Day Kimball Hospital Golf Classic for Second Year
Sponsorship Funds Already Benefiting Patients Putnam Bank has signed on as the $25,000 presenting sponsor of the Day Kimball Hospital Golf Classic for the second year in a row. Funds from...
3rd Annual D'Vine Wine Tasting Raises More Than $6,000 for Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of DKH
Day Kimball Healthcare’s 3rd Annual D’Vine Wine Tasting, held Thursday, May 3 at StoneHurst at Hampton Valley in Hampton, was attended by a sell-out crowd of over 130 guests and raised more than...
DKH's Walk & Race for the NECT Cancer Fund Set for August 11
Shannon Labonte of Danielson Named as Angel Ambassador Honoree in Memoriam Day Kimball Healthcare’s annual Walk & Race for the NECT Cancer Fund will be held Saturday, August 11, with check-in...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Jennifer LeClair, Night Cook, Employee of the Month for April
Jennifer LeClair, night cook for Day Kimball Hospital’s Nutritional Services department, has been named employee of the month for April by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH).  LeClair began her career...
Honoring Our 2018 Nightingale Nurses | Nurses Week at Day Kimball Healthcare
Congratulations and Thank You: Day Kimball Healthcare's 2018 Nightingale Nurses Every patient we care for deserves the very best we have to give - every day. The nurses featured here are selected...
Day Kimball Healthcare Honors Volunteers at Annual Appreciation Luncheon
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) recognized its more than 130 adult volunteers, who donated more than 20,000 hours this past year, with an appreciation luncheon on April 13. The luncheon was held at...
April is Occupational Therapy month and we're celebrating all of our occupational therapists, who help people to feel better and live fuller, more independent lives. Perhaps you've been a patient of...
Day Kimball Healthcare Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors
Day Kimball Healthcare has welcomed three new members to its volunteer Board of Directors for 2018. Peter Deary of Pomfret, Kathy Rocha of Woodstock and Nancy Weiss of Pomfret were approved as Day...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Heather Crouch, Phlebotomist, Employee of the Month for March
Heather Crouch, phlebotomist for Day Kimball Healthcare’s Laboratory and Blood Draw Services department, has been named employee of the month for March by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Crouch...
The Power of Pets: Making Us Not Just Happier, But Healthier
As if you needed it, here's another reason to love your furry, feathered or four-legged friend: studies have shown, over and over again, that having a pet can improve not only a person's happiness...
Guest Bartender Night Raises $10,500 for Northeast CT Cancer Fund of DKH
More than $10,500 was raised for the Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of DKH at Day Kimball Healthcare’s annual “Cruisin’ for Cancer Care” Guest Bartender Night at the Black Dog Bar & Grille on...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Matthew Kenney, Occupational Therapist, Employee of the Month for February
Matthew Kenney, occupational therapist for Day Kimball Healthcare’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation office in Plainfield, has been named employee of the month for February by Day Kimball...
Storm Updates
Due to the winter storm and hazardous conditions expected on Tuesday, March 13, 2018:  All Day Kimball Medical Group offices will be closed All outpatient Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation...
Day Kimball Hospital Now Connecting Overdose Victims with Recovery Coaches
DKH Dr. Peter Neal, CCAR Recovery Coach Mary Gotlibowski, CCAR Recovery Coach Program Manager Jennifer Chadukiewicz, CCAR Emergency Department Recovery Coach Manager Jay Osborne, CCAR Recovery Coach...
Day Kimball Hospital 1 of 4 in CT to Launch Test Project Focused on Social Determinants of Health
Day Kimball Hospital has been chosen as one of four Connecticut hospitals to participate in a project that will test ways to determine if patients have needs related to housing, employment, food...
bankHometown Donates $6,000 to Day Kimball Healthcare Junior Volunteer Program
bankHometown and the bankHometown Foundation have donated $6,000 in support of Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) 2018 Junior Volunteer Program at Day Kimball Hospital. The sponsorship funds will...
Philanthropy Matters | Affecting the Future of Heart Health in Northeastern CT
February is American Heart Month, a time to remind us all to focus on our hearts, and encourage our families, friends, and loved ones to get involved in heart health. According to the American...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Lindsay Ferrer, Radiologic Technologist, Employee of the Month for January
Lindsay Ferrer, radiologic technologist for Day Kimball Hospital’s Diagnostic Imaging department, has been named employee of the month for January by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Ferrer has...
Day Kimball Healthcare Employee of the Year: Kim Durand, HomeCare Clinical Manager
Kim Durand, clinical manager at Day Kimball Healthcare at Home, has been named employee of the year for 2017 at Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Durand’s selection was announced at a staff event...
Hundreds of Personal Care Items Collected for Those in Need Through Day Kimball's Warmth & Wellness Holiday Drive
Day Kimball Healthcare Director of Development Kristen Willis delivers a wide array of personal care and warmth items to TEEG Community Outreach Coordinator Jason Bleau at the TEEG office in...
DKH Names Janet Yannotti, Registered Nurse, Employee of the Month for December
(l. to r.): DKH President and CEO Anne Diamond, DKH Employee of the Month Janet Yannotti, DKH Director of Surgical Services Cheryl Petrarca, DKH Operations Coordinator for ACU Linda Gervasio, and DKH...
Jeffrey Corrigan Named Vice President of Human Resources at Day Kimball Healthcare
Jeffrey Corrigan has been named Vice President of Human Resources at Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH), a nonprofit community hospital and healthcare system serving Northeast Connecticut and nearby...
DKH Providers Go Above and Beyond in Snowstorm, Help Hospice Patient Visit Family
Healthcare is not only about ensuring health, but providing care for the whole person. That ideal was on display during today’s severe winter storm at Day Kimball Hospital as well as in homes across...
Day Kimball Hospital Welcomes First Baby of 2018
Day Kimball Hospital welcomed its first baby of 2018 on Monday, January 1 at 1:18 p.m. Joseph Michael Rathel weighed in at 7 pounds, 8 ounces and is doing well, along with mom Haley VanLoan and dad...
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...

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Warmth & Wellness Holiday Drive
Let's all help to keep our neighbors in need healthy and warm this winter! DKH is holding a Warmth & Wellness Holiday Drive for a second year to collect personal care items as well as new blankets, ...

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