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Day Kimball Hospital Transitions COVID-19 Vaccinations to Day Kimball Medical Group Primary Care Practices
Beginning Monday, June 21, 2021, Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) will transition COVID-19 vaccinations from its existing clinics at Day Kimball Hospital to its Day Kimball Medical Group (DKMG) adult and...
15 Doctors on Day Kimball Medical Staff Named "Top Docs" in Connecticut Magazine
Fifteen physicians on the medical staff of Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) in a variety of specialties have been named to Connecticut Magazine’s recently published “Top Doctors” list for 2021. The...
Day Kimball Hospital Joint Replacement Program Recertified by The Joint Commission
Day Kimball Hospital (DKH) in Putnam has once again earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Total Hip and Knee Replacement Certification. The Gold Seal of Approval® shows an...
Lori Hamilton, Clinical Coordinator, Named Day Kimball Healthcare 2020 Employee of the Year
Lori Hamilton, clinical coordinator in the medical/surgical department at Day Kimball Hospital, has been named employee of the year for 2020 by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Hamilton’s selection...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Evan Combs, Laboratory Services Specialist, Employee of the Month for May
Evan Combs, laboratory services specialist at Day Kimball Hospital, has been named employee of the month for May by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Combs began working at Day Kimball Hospital in...
What You Should Know About Stroke Risk and COVID-19
During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare providers have seen an increase in the number of strokes in both younger and older adults. A stroke is a sudden interruption of blood supply to the brain, ...
Day Kimball Hospital Earns National Recognition for Quality and Patient Safety from Top Ratings Organizations
One of Four CT Hospitals to Receive CMS Highest Five-Star Quality Rating, and “A” Hospital Safety Grade from Leapfrog Placing DKH in Top Third of Hospitals in the Nation Day Kimball Hospital (DKH)...
Day Kimball Healthcare Reports Fiscal Year 2020 Earnings, Accomplishments and Challenges
In lieu of the Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) Annual Corporators Meeting due to the ongoing public health concerns relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, a prerecorded state of affairs video update from...
Day Kimball Healthcare Welcomes New Endocrinology Physician to Day Kimball Medical Group
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) is pleased to welcome Meryl J. Reichman, MD, board-certified and fellowship-trained endocrinologist, to the Day Kimball Medical Group (DKMG). “We are very excited to...
Day Kimball Healthcare Partners with Interfaith Human Services of Putnam to Address Food Insecurity
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) is pleased to announce a partnership between its hospital-based food pantry, Caitlyn’s Cupboard, and Interfaith Human Services of Putnam’s (IHSP) Food Pantry, Daily...
Day Kimball Hospital Recertified as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center
Day Kimball Hospital (DKH) in Putnam is pleased to announce it has once again earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. The Gold Seal...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Gloria Singleton, Scheduling Supervisor, Employee of the Month for April
Gloria Singleton, scheduling supervisor for Day Kimball Homemakers, a division of Day Kimball Healthcare At Home, has been named employee of the month for April by Day Kimball Healthcare...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Timothy Van Nort, Administration Coordinator, Employee of the Month for March
Timothy Van Nort, administration coordinator to the chief executive officer, has been named employee of the month for March. Van Nort began working at Day Kimball in 2013 as a UR/PCT and secretary...
Day Kimball Hospital Earns Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care Designation
Day Kimball Hospital, part of the Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) integrated network, has again been designated as a Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care by the Blue Cross Blue Shield...
Day Kimball Healthcare Urologist Stephen Schiff, MD Appointed Clinical Professor of Urology at Yale University School of Medicine
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) is pleased to announce that Stephen F. Schiff, MD, FACS, urologist and vice chairman of surgery at Day Kimball Hospital, has been appointed Clinical Professor of Urology...
Day Kimball Healthcare Receives Hospital and Home Care Re-Accreditation by The Joint Commission
Day Kimball Hospital and Day Kimball Healthcare At Home, have again earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance...
Day Kimball Healthcare Holds Fourth “Warmth & Wellness” Holiday Drive Benefiting Those in Need in Northeast Connecticut
Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) fourth annual Warmth & Wellness Holiday Drive collected over 50 cases of personal care and warmth items during the holiday season to benefit those in need across...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Amanda Ponciano, Mental Health Worker, Employee of the Month for February
Amanda Ponciano, mental health worker in Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) behavioral health department, has been named employee of the month for February. Ponciano began working at Day Kimball in...
Day Kimball Healthcare Welcomes New Medical Director of Emergency Department
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) is pleased to welcome emergency medicine physician Vanessa M. Brown, MD, JD, FACEP, FAAEM, who has been named medical director of the Townsend Emergency Medical Center at...
Day Kimball Healthcare Update on COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics at Day Kimball Hospital
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) has been administering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to individuals who qualify for phase 1b of Connecticut’s vaccination program. Due to limited vaccine supply, ...
Jennifer LeDuc, Quality and Operations Director at Day Kimball Healthcare At Home, Elected to Board of Directors of Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home
Jennifer LeDuc, RN, MSN, and director of quality and operations at Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) At Home, has been elected to the Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home (CAHCH) Board of...
Killingly Couple Married 56 Years Receives COVID-19 Vaccine Together
Ted Kirst, 80, and his wife Barbara, 77, rolled up their sleeves and received their first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine together at the Day Kimball Healthcare Center in Plainfield on Friday, ...
Day Kimball Healthcare Begins COVID-19 Vaccinations of  Day Kimball Medical Group Patients
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) has begun its next phase of administering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and is now offering the vaccine to its Day Kimball Medical Group (DKMG) patients who qualify for...
Day Kimball Healthcare At Home Employees Recognized with Homecare Hero Awards
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) At Home, a service division of Day Kimball Healthcare, recently named five of its employees as “Heroes at Home” for demonstrating outstanding service in homecare. ...
Day Kimball Healthcare Snow Closures and Delays
PLEASE BE ADVISED Due to the snowstorm forecasted for today, Monday, February 1, the following DKH services will be closing at 1 p.m. and resuming regular business hours tomorrow, Tuesday, February...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Mark Dieterle, Materials Management Technician, Employee of the Month for January
Mark Dieterle, materials management technician at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam, has been named employee of the month for January by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Dieterle, who has been in the...
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Day Kimball Healthcare Responds to Coronavirus Day Kimball Healthcare is committed to bringing our community the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and is responding to any cases in our...
Day Kimball Hospital Visitation Restrictions | Updated
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) continues to take necessary steps to prevent the spread of respiratory illnesses, including coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Last year in March 2020, the health...
DKH Staff Share Reasons for Choosing COVID-19 VACCINE
From the Frontlines DKH’s Health Care Heroes share their reasons for choosing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine: Helpful Resources DKH Responds to...
Day Kimball Healthcare Receives Over $9,300 from SPIROL International Corporation
Proceeds to Benefit the Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of Day Kimball Healthcare SPIROL International Corporation, a global manufacturer headquartered in Danielson, Connecticut, has stepped...
VIDEO: First DKH Heroes Receive COVID-19 Vaccine
Our Quiet Corner hospital took a hope-filled step forward during this historic week, as the first group of DKH heroes receive their COVID-19 vaccination. Watch Now:
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Jennifer Bray, Certified Nursing Assistant, Employee of the Month for December
Jennifer Bray, certified nursing assistant (CNA) in the ambulatory care unit at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam, has been named employee of the month for December by Day Kimball Healthcare...
Day Kimball Healthcare Receives COVID-19 Vaccinations, Begins Vaccinating Healthcare Workers
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) officials announced that the first doses of the newly approved Moderna COVID-19 vaccine arrived at Day Kimball Hospital today, December 22, and distribution of the...
DKH Holiday Hours 2020
Happy holidays! Please be advised of the following closures and modified hours for these practices and outpatient services during the holiday season. Download the flyer...
Icy Roads | DKMG Offices Delayed Opening
Due to the wintery, icy conditions and hazardous roads this morning on Tuesday, December 8, 2020:  All Day Kimball Medical Group offices will open for patient care at 9:00 a.m.::: Please check...
Day Kimball Healthcare Hosts Annual “Warmth & Wellness” Holiday Drive through January 10
Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) Warmth & Wellness Holiday Drive is back. For a fourth consecutive year, DKH will be collecting personal care items, hats, gloves, blankets and more for those in need...
Day Kimball Healthcare Receives $3,700 from Putnam Police Department Pink Patch Project
Proceeds to Benefit the Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of Day Kimball Healthcare Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) recently received a $3,700 donation from the Putnam Police Department’s Pink Patch...
Day Kimball Healthcare to Host Virtual Tree of Life Ceremony
Event to Benefit Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern Connecticut Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) invites the community to join together virtually to celebrate its 31st annual “Tree of Life”...
COVID-19 Testing
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) offers drive-thru testing for COVID-19 in Putnam for its patients who have a valid doctor's order.   Location Day Kimball Healthcare Center 6 South Main Street...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names April Chitwood, Clinical Supervisor, Employee of the Month for November
April Chitwood, physical therapist and clinical supervisor in the physical medicine and rehabilitation department at the Day Kimball Healthcare Center in Putnam, has been named employee of the month...
VIDEO: Halloween Safety Tips & Fun Ideas
Some Halloween traditions may look different this year to keep everyone safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are still plenty of ways families can have fun while avoiding the scare of...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Lori Hamilton, Clinical Coordinator, Employee of the Month for October
Lori Hamilton, clinical coordinator in the medical/surgical department at Day Kimball Hospital, has been named employee of the month for October by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Hamilton, who...
Day Kimball Hospital Putnam Bank Golf Classic Raises Over $113,000 for COVID-19 Response Fund
The 36th Annual Day Kimball Hospital (DKH) Putnam Bank Golf Classic was held at the Connecticut National Golf Club on September 11. Sponsors, golfers, and volunteers who participated in or supported...
Day Kimball Healthcare Welcomes New Hematologist/Oncologist
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) is pleased to announce that Alejandro Carvajal, MD, fellowship-trained medical hematologist/oncologist, has joined the Rose Bove LaRose Cancer Center at Day Kimball...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Michael Hanrahan, Public Safety Officer, Employee of the Month for September
Michael Hanrahan, public safety officer at Day Kimball Hospital, has been named employee of the month for September by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Hanrahan, who has been in the security field...
Day Kimball Healthcare Welcomes New Physicians
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) has recently welcomed several new physicians to the Day Kimball Medical Group (DKMG) in the areas of infectious diseases, internal medicine, and pediatrics. “We are...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Katherine Ratelle, Internal Medicine Referral Coordinator, Employee of the Month for August
Katherine Ratelle, internal medicine referral coordinator for Day Kimball Medical Group in Dayville, has been named employee of the month for August by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Ratelle began...
Day Kimball Healthcare to Host Blood Drive
DKH Reminds Donors it is Safe to Give Blood Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) will host a community blood drive to benefit patients in need on Friday, September 4 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The drive...
Power Outages
Please be advised that the following Day Kimball Healthcare locations are without power: {POWER OUTAGES | UPDATE AS OF 7:00 a.m. 8/9/20} Power has been restored to the Day Kimball Healthcare...
Day Kimball Healthcare Enters into Management Agreement with Pinnacle Health Consulting, Names Kyle Kramer Chief Executive Officer
The Board of Directors of Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) and Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting (Pinnacle) announced today that they have entered into a management services agreement and named Kyle Kramer, ...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Sylwester Czado, Physical Therapy Assistant, Employee of the Month for July
Sylwester Czado, physical therapy assistant for the physical medicine and rehabilitation department at Day Kimball Healthcare Center in Putnam, has been named employee of the month for July by Day...
Day Kimball Healthcare Awarded $4,000 Grant by Pink Aid for Breast Cancer Patients
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) was recently awarded a $4,000 grant from Pink Aid, a charitable organization that helps to fund breast cancer support services for women in need, for the period of March...
Day Kimball Healthcare Establishes Food Pantry for Cancer Patients
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) recently established Caitlyn’s Cupboard, a hospital-based food pantry to support cancer patients struggling with food insecurity. Caitlyn’s Cupboard addresses...
Day Kimball Healthcare Announces Management Change
The Board of Directors of Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH), in conjunction with DKH executive management, has announced that effective July 10, Joseph Adiletta will relinquish his role as the healthcare...
DKH Consolidates Physical Medicine Services in Plainfield to Danielson and Putnam
All Other Services at Day Kimball Healthcare Center in Plainfield Remain Unchanged Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) has announced that it will consolidate its physical medicine services currently...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Amy Tucciarone, Administrative Assistant, Employee of the Month for June
Amy Tucciarone, administrative assistant for ancillary services at Day Kimball Hospital, has been named employee of the month for June by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Tucciarone, who has been...
July 4th Office Closures
The following DKH services and locations are observing early office closures for the Fourth of July. Have a happy, safe, and healthy Independence Day!

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Carmen Pisc, MD

Carmen Pisc, MD

Hematology/Oncology

Dr. Pisc brings more than 30 years of experience to Day Kimball. She is board-certified in hematology and oncology, and specializes in breast and ovarian cancer. Dr. Pisc has directed and chaired...more »
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