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The Effect of Spirituality on Health and Wellness
Most people know that eating healthy foods, exercising appropriately, and getting enough sleep contribute to good health. Another factor, spirituality, has also been shown to positively impact health...
Woman’s Board of Day Kimball Hospital Re-Dedicates Newly Renovated Gift Shop
The Woman’s Board of Day Kimball Hospital (DKH), in partnership with the Putnam Business Association (PBA), Putnam Economic and Community Development Office, and Day Kimball Hospital, held a ribbon...
Day Kimball Healthcare Celebrates 125th Anniversary with Variety Show
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) held a variety show titled, “DKH Goes Live for 125,” at Putnam Middle School on Saturday, November 9, performed by DKH doctors, nurses, employees, and volunteers, in...
Day Kimball Healthcare Honors  Most Tenured Community Medicine Physician, Dr. Ronald Klare
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) held a dedication ceremony at the Hospital on Wednesday, November 20 to honor longtime community medicine physician and director of internal medicine for Day Kimball...
Day Kimball Healthcare Welcomes New Family Medicine Physician to Danielson Practice
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) is delighted to welcome Eunice Asomaning, MD to the Day Kimball Medical Group Family Medicine practice at 45 Green Hollow Road in Danielson, CT. Prior to joining Day...
Woman’s Board of Day Kimball Hospital Pledge Supports Burdick Family Birthing Center Renovations
The Woman’s Board of Day Kimball Hospital (DKH) is working to fulfill a three-year, $200,000 pledge, in support of room renovations to the Hospital’s Burdick Family Birthing Center. To date, the...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Allison Clancy, Registered Nurse, Employee of the Month for October
Allison Clancy, registered nurse (RN) for Day Kimball Hospital’s inpatient behavioral health unit, has been named employee of the month for October by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Clancy began...
Pending Day Kimball Healthcare Strategic Partnership with  Prospect Medical Holdings Ends without an Agreement
Talks resume with other potential partners Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) Board of Directors today announced that discussions with a potential strategic partner, Prospect Medical Holdings (PMH), ...
High Praise for Cancer Care Treatment at Day Kimball Hospital | Rick’s Story
Day Kimball Hospital’s Rose Bove LaRose Cancer Center has all the bells and whistles - with emphasis on the bells. Patients who complete their cancer treatment at the Center ring a ship's bell...
{DKH Longest-Serving Employees Spotlight} | Robin Ledogar-Baker, Certified Cardiographic Technician
{DKH Longest-Serving Employees Spotlight} In celebration of 125 years of service, Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) is showcasing many of our longest-serving employees who have dedicated 40 or more...
{DKH Longest-Serving Employees Spotlight} | Donna Coderre, Certified Cardiographic Technician
{DKH Longest-Serving Employees Spotlight} In celebration of 125 years of service, Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) is showcasing many of our longest-serving employees who have dedicated 40 or more...
Renee Smith, Executive Director of Day Kimball Healthcare at Home, Honored with 2019 Judith Hriceniak Award for Excellence in Nursing Leadership
Renee M. Smith, RN MSN and executive director of Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) at Home, was honored with the 2019 Judith Hriceniak Award for Excellence in Nursing Leadership by the CT Association for...
Grateful Patient, Sheila Frost, Praises Day Kimball Healthcare’s Women’s Health Services for Excellent Care
Sheila Frost, local business owner, had a great experience at Day Kimball Hospital (DKH) in 2000 and 2002, bringing home two baby girls and an excellent opinion of the Hospital. “The medical staff...
Day Kimball Healthcare Cancer Fund Receives $15,000 from SPIROL International Corporation
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) announced that SPIROL International Corporation, a global manufacturer headquartered in Danielson, Connecticut, pledged to support the Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund...
Day Kimball Healthcare Welcomes New Physicians to its Oncology Team
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) recently welcomed Carmen Pisc, MD, and Gino Bottino, MD, both board-certified and fellowship-trained medical oncologists, to the Rose Bove LaRose Cancer Center at Day...
Power Outages
Please be advised that the following Day Kimball Healthcare locations are without power: {POWER OUTAGES | LATEST UPDATE AS OF 12:00 p.m. 10/18/19} Please be advised that the Hillside Professional...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names John Ruggieri, Technical Analyst, Employee of the Month for September
John Ruggieri, technical analyst in the information technology (IT) department at Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH), has been named employee of the month for September by DKH. Ruggieri, who has been...
{DKH Longest-Serving Employees Spotlight} | Laurie Cook, Medical Technologist
{DKH Longest-Serving Employees Spotlight} In celebration of 125 years of service, Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) is showcasing many of our longest-serving employees who have dedicated 40 or more...
{DKH Longest-Serving Employees Spotlight} | Nancy Zamagni, RN
In celebration of 125 years of service, Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) is showcasing many of our longest-serving employees who have dedicated 40 or more years to our organization. Here’s a chance to...
Advanced Pharmacy at Day Kimball Hospital Includes New Cleanroom
Day Kimball Hospital (DKH) recently completed renovations and upgrades to its pharmacy featuring enhancements that increase the standard of care for all DKH patients with a focus on safety and...
Day Kimball Healthcare’s Cancer Survivors Day Brings Hope and Healing
Dr. Michael Baum, General Surgeon, Honored More than 240 cancer survivors and their families attended Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) Cancer Survivors Day on Sunday, September 29 at Roseland Park...
Day Kimball Healthcare Honors Dr. David Wilterdink, Employee Health Medical Director
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) held a dedication ceremony at the Hospital on Tuesday, October 1 to honor medical director of employee health services, Dr. David Wilterdink. The Hospital’s...
Pumpkins & Pearls Auction Raises over $20,000 to Benefit Day Kimball Healthcare at Home
Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) Pumpkins & Pearls Auction and Cocktail Party, held September 27 at Ballard Farm in Thompson, raised over $20,000 for DKH at Home's in-home care programs which include...
Day Kimball Healthcare Receives Proclamation from the Town of Putnam in Honor of 125th Anniversary
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) was presented with an official proclamation in honor of the organization’s 125th anniversary by Barney Seney, Mayor of Putnam, during the Woodstock Fair on Sunday, ...
Day Kimball Hospital Behavioral Health Clinicians Trained in Accelerated Resolution Therapy®
Day Kimball Hospital’s (DKH) behavioral health department has expanded its services to offer Accelerated Resolution Therapy ® (ART) – a form of psychotherapy that can treat individuals who suffer...
Longest Serving Employee Spotlight | Liz Murphy
{DKH Longest-Serving Employees Spotlight} In celebration of 125 years of service, Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) is showcasing many of our longest-serving employees who have dedicated 40 or more years...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Vanmaly Sangasy, Oncology Department Registered Nurse, Employee of the Month for August
Vanmaly Sangasy, registered nurse in the oncology department at Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH), has been named employee of the month for August by DKH. Sangasy first began working at DKH in August...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Joseph Adiletta Interim President and CEO; Janice Thurlow named Interim Board Chair
​The Board of Directors of Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) announced today that Anne Diamond has resigned as president and CEO. Joseph Adiletta, former Chairman of Day Kimball Healthcare’s Board of...
Day Kimball Healthcare Expands Specialty Care with New Urologist Stephen Schiff, MD
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) has welcomed Stephen F. Schiff, MD, FACS, who joined the Day Kimball Medical Group medical staff as a new urologist earlier this year. Since Dr. Schiff’s arrival to...
Day Kimball Healthcare to Receive Anesthesia Services from North American Partners in Anesthesia
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) will begin to receive anesthesia services at the Hospital in September 2019 from North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA), one of the leading single-specialty...
Day Kimball Healthcare Walk & Race for NECT Cancer Fund Presented by SPIROL International Raises $20,000
Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) Walk & Race presented by SPIROL International was held on August 10 in Putnam. More than 200 participants, volunteers and loyal supporters raised over $20,000 to...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Wilbert Harris, Housekeeper, Employee of the Month for July
Wilbert Harris, housekeeper for Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH), has been named employee of the month for July by DKH. Harris began working at DKH in July 2015 after retiring from his own commercial...
Day Kimball Healthcare’s Celebrity Scoops Night Raises $1,060
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) hosted its annual Celebrity Scoops Night on Thursday, August 1 at Deary Brothers Mike’s Stand in Putnam. Families and friends enjoyed an evening filled with simple...
Longest Serving Employee Spotlight | Linda Phaiah
{DKH Longest-Serving Employees Spotlight} In celebration of 125 years of service, DKH is showcasing many of our longest-serving employees who have dedicated 40 or more years to our organization. ...
Day Kimball Healthcare and Prospect Medical Holdings Explore Strategic Affiliation
Hospital would remain a not-for-profit community hospital Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) today announced that it has selected Prospect Medical Holdings (PMH) for a strategic affiliation to provide...
Primary Care Practitioner, Walk-In Clinic or Emergency Department?
A Norwich Bulletin Healthy Living Column When a sudden illness or injury strikes, it can be difficult to know where to seek medical care. Can you get an appointment with your primary care...
Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern Connecticut Helps Patient Fulfill Bucket List
Hospice and Palliative Care, a service division of Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) at Home has a mission to enhance the lives of its patients through an individualized care plan that meets their...
Day Kimball Healthcare Selected as Beneficiary of Stop & Shop Community Bag Program Again in August
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) has again been selected as the beneficiary of the Stop & Shop Community Bag Program for the month of August by store leadership at the Stop & Shop located at 60...
Day Kimball Hospital Putnam Bank Golf Classic Raises Over $104,000
The 35th Annual Day Kimball Hospital (DKH) Putnam Bank Golf Classic was held at the Connecticut National Golf Club on July 12. Over 200 golfers and 30 volunteers participated in the event, raising...
Day Kimball Healthcare Awarded $616,000 Grant for Expanded Home Visiting Services for Families
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) has been awarded a $616,000 grant from the State of Connecticut Office of Early Childhood for the period of July 1, 2019 through December 31, 2020. The funding will...
Day Kimball Healthcare Receives Gold-Level Recognition for Promoting Organ Donation
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) has received gold-level recognition from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for promoting enrollment in...
Longest Serving Employee Spotlight | Roberta Sharpe
{DKH Longest-Serving Employees Spotlight} Roberta Sharpe In celebration of 125 years of service, DKH is showcasing many of our longest-serving employees who have dedicated 40 or more years to our...
Day Kimball Healthcare to Open Walk-In Clinic in Plainfield
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) is bringing additional healthcare services and patient support to the community by opening a walk-in clinic conveniently located inside its existing Plainfield Healthcare...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Darlene Sheldon,  Lead Unit Receptionist and Patient Care Technician, Employee of the Month for June
Darlene Sheldon, lead unit receptionist and patient care technician (UR/PCT) for Day Kimball Hospital, has been named employee of the month for June by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Sheldon, ...
Day Kimball Healthcare and Town of Putnam to Host Concert in Rotary Park in Celebration of 125th Anniversary
Celebrating 125 years in the heart of the community, Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) invites the public to a free, family-friendly outdoor concert at Putnam’s Rotary Park on Saturday, July 13. DKH...
Day Kimball Healthcare’s 16th Annual Cruisin’ for Cancer Care  Raises $7,495 for NECT Cancer Fund of DKH
Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) 16th Annual Cruisin’ for Cancer Care Motorcycle and Car Cruise was held on Sunday, June 23 at the Thompson Speedway and raised $7,495 to benefit the Northeast...
Day Kimball Healthcare Receives $6,500 Donation from bankHometown to Sponsor Junior Volunteer Program for Second Year
bankHometown and the bankHometown Foundation have stepped forward for a second year to donate $6,500 in support of Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) 2019 Junior Volunteer Program at Day Kimball...
Day Kimball Healthcare Receives Donation from EASTCONN Students
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) received a donation of 25 board games and 10 puzzles from the students of the EASTCONN Regional Transition Services Program on Tuesday, June 4. The students took it...
Day Kimball Healthcare Held “Meet Mako” Event
The Next Generation of Robotic Knee and Hip Replacement Surgery Right Here in Northeast CT Day Kimball Hospital’s medical director of orthopedic surgery Dr. Kevin Reagan along with orthopedic...
Day Kimball Healthcare Mammography Services Receive MQSA Accreditation
Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) mammography units at its Hospital and Healthcare Centers in Danielson and Plainfield received complete compliance status and renewal of certification by the Food and...
Day Kimball Healthcare Shows Appreciation to Employees and Presents a Commemorative 125th Anniversary Painting
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) administration hosted a staff appreciation barbecue on Wednesday, May 22 at Day Kimball Hospital. The event was held in conjunction with DKH’s 125th anniversary and as a...
Day Kimball Hospital Receives National Recognition for Its Support of Perioperative Nursing Certification
Day Kimball Hospital is pleased to announce it has recently earned the CNOR® Strong designation from the Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI). The CNOR Strong designation is given to facilities...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Tiffany Guilmette,  Accounts Receivable Technician, Employee of the Month for April
Tiffany Guilmette, accounts receivable technician for Day Kimball Hospital, has been named employee of the month for April by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Guilmette began her career with Day...
Walk & Race for the Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of Day Kimball Healthcare Set for August 10
Cancer Survivor Rich Mineo Named as Ambassador Honoree Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) annual Walk & Race for the Northeast Connecticut (NECT) Cancer Fund of DKH will be held Saturday, August 10, ...
Putnam Bank Signs on as Title Sponsor of  Day Kimball Hospital Golf Classic for Third Year
Putnam Bank has signed on as the $25,000 presenting sponsor of the Day Kimball Hospital Golf Classic for the third year in a row. Funds from last year’s sponsorship are providing critical support for...
9th Annual Paddle for a Cure Set for Sunday, June 9
Proceeds to Benefit Day Kimball Hospital Cancer Center The ninth annual Paddle for a Cure will be held rain or shine on Sunday, June 9 at Riverside Park in Brooklyn, beginning at 10...
Day Kimball Healthcare Expands Access to Women’s Health Services in Northeast Connecticut
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) is now offering an integrated women’s health services program for improving access to cancer screenings and combating heart disease – the Connecticut Early Detection and...
Day Kimball Healthcare Selected as Beneficiary of Stop & Shop Community Bag Program
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) has been selected as the beneficiary of the Stop & Shop Community Bag Program for the month of May by store leadership at the Stop & Shop located at 60 Providence Pike in...
Killingly Springfest to Support Day Kimball Healthcare’s Burdick Family Birthing Center
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) and the Woman’s Board of Day Kimball Hospital are proud to participate in the Killingly Springfest on Saturday, May 11. The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00...
DKH Names Gyuljan Tahirova, Registered Nurse, Employee of the Month for March
Gyuljan Tahirova, registered nurse (RN), for Day Kimball Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) has been named employee of the month for March by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Tahirova, who has...
DKH to Host Garden Dedication Ceremony to Memorialize 2018 Angel Ambassador Shannon Labonte
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) invites the community to a dedication ceremony at the Deary Memorial Recognition Garden on Thursday, May 9 at 5:30 p.m. to celebrate the life of DKH’s 2018 Northeast...
Day Kimball Healthcare Recognizes Exceptional Service at Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon
In celebration of National Healthcare Volunteer Week, Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) honored its 130 adult volunteers, who donated more than 20,000 hours of service to the hospital and community this...
Day Kimball Healthcare Celebrates National Donate Life Month with Flag-Raising Ceremony
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) held a flag-raising ceremony at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam on April 12 to commemorate National Donate Life Month. Celebrated in April, the annual observance...
Cruisin’ for Cancer Care Guest Bartender Night Raises $9,300 To Benefit Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of DKH
Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) Cruisin’ for Cancer Care committee hosted its annual Guest Bartender Night at the Black Dog Bar & Grille on Thursday, March 28. More than $9,300 was raised through bar...
Day Kimball Healthcare Launches New Brand Campaign
Underscores the Changing and Vital Role of Today’s Community Hospital Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) is setting the standard for a new breed of community hospital committed to delivering the...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Katrina Lambert, Information Technology Project Manager, Employee of the Month for February
Katrina Lambert, Project Manager for Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) Information Technology (IT) Department has been named employee of the month for February by Day Kimball Healthcare. Lambert, ...
Day Kimball Hospital Birthing Center Receives Special Donation to Give Bereaved Parents More Time to Grieve
Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) Burdick Family Birthing Center at Day Kimball Hospital received a special donation from one local couple to honor the memory of their child and help other families...
Day Kimball Healthcare Holds Annual Corporators’ Meeting; Approves New Mission and Vision and Reflects on Past, Present and Future
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) held its annual meeting of the corporators at the Mansion at Bald Hill on Wednesday, February 13. Each year’s meeting invites DKH’s corporators together to reflect on...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Wendy Blackmar, Pre-Certification Clerk Employee of the Month for January
Wendy Blackmar, pre-certification clerk has been named employee of the month for January by DKH. Blackmar, who has nearly 30 years of experience in the medical field, began her career at DKH in...
Day Kimball Hospital Implements New Visitor and Emergency Management System to Improve Patient Safety
Day Kimball Hospital (DKH) will begin using a new visitor and emergency management system to ensure patient safety and security. MitchellTrac, a visitor and emergency management solution built on...
Michelle Gardner, Intake and Outreach Coordinator, Named Day Kimball Healthcare Employee of the Year
Michelle Gardner, Intake and Outreach Coordinator for Day Kimball HomeMakers, a division of Day Kimball Healthcare at Home, has been named employee of the year for 2018 by Day Kimball Healthcare...
Day Kimball Healthcare Holds A Second “Warmth & Wellness” Holiday Drive to Support the Health and Wellness of Those in Need
Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) Warmth and Wellness Holiday Drive returned for a second year collecting over forty cases of personal care and warmth items, including hats, gloves, blankets, and more, ...
Woman’s Board and DKH 125th Anniversary and Valentine Dinner Dance Touches Hearts
Day Kimball Healthcare and the Woman’s Board of Day Kimball Hospital celebrated the past and toasted to the future at a 125th Anniversary and Valentine Dinner Dance held at StoneHurst Valley in...
Day Kimball Hospital Now Offering Highly Advanced Robotic-Arm Assisted Joint Replacement Procedures with Stryker’s Mako System
The Next Generation of Robotic Knee and Hip Replacement Surgery is here in Northeast CT Orthopedic surgeons at Day Kimball Hospital are offering patients an innovative option for partial knee, ...
SPIROL International Corporation Employees Raise Money for the Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of Day Kimball Healthcare
SPIROL International Corporation, a global manufacturer headquartered in Danielson, Connecticut, has pledged to support the Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) in the...
Day Kimball Hospital Welcome's New Year's Baby
It is a new year and one local family has something special to celebrate the beginning of 2019.  At Day Kimball Hospital’s Burdick Family Birthing Center, Anastasia Rose Schacht was born at 1:11...
Day Kimball Healthcare Names Leslie Taylor, Phlebotomist, Employee of the Month for December
Leslie Taylor, phlebotomist for Day Kimball Healthcare’s Laboratory and Blood Draw Services department, has been named employee of the month for December by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Taylor, ...
Day Kimball Healthcare Recognizes its Homecare Heroes
In honor of National Homecare and Hospice Month, Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) at Home hosted a celebration in recognition of their employees on Wednesday, November 28 at the Memory Lane Cafe. In...
Day Kimball Healthcare’s Annual Tree of Life Ceremony Raises Over $28,000 for Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern CT
On December 2, families and friends gathered together on village greens in 11 communities across Northeast Connecticut for Day Kimball Healthcare’s 29th annual Tree of Life Ceremony. This year’s...
Day Kimball Healthcare Now Accepting Aetna Medicare Advantage Plans
Day Kimball Healthcare, Northeast Connecticut’s premier integrated medical services network, is now a participating provider with Aetna Medicare Advantage, effective October 15, 2018. Aetna Medicare...

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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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