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Barbara Reese, Pediatrics Triage and Charge Nurse, Named Day Kimball Healthcare Employee of the Month
Barbara Reese, a registered nurse at the Day Kimball Medical Group Pediatrics practice in Plainfield, has been named Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) employee of the month for December.  Reese, whose...
Frito Lay Employees Donate $1,800 to  Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of DKH
Employees at the Frito Lay distribution and manufacturing plant in Dayville presented Gene Michael Deary, one of the founding members of the DKH Deary Memorial Cancer Fund, with a check for an $1,800...
DKH Receives Significant Restoration of State Funding: Statement from President and CEO Robert Smanik
At a press event held today at Day Kimball Hospital, State Senator Mae Flexer (D-Killingly) and state Representatives Daniel Rovero (D-Killingly) and Christine Rosati-Randall (D-Killingly) announced...
DKH Deary Memorial Cancer Fund Renamed to  Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of DKH  as Deary Family Passes Torch to Wider Community
After more than 25 years of raising funds to help Northeast Connecticut residents prevent and fight cancer, the founders of the Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) Deary Memorial Cancer Fund are passing the...
Day Kimball Healthcare Marks Completion of New Townsend Emergency Medical Center at Day Kimball Hospital
L to R: DKH President and CEO Robert E. Smanik and Marjolaine and Steven Townsend unveil a commemorative plaque in the Townsend Emergency Medical Center at Day Kimball Hospital that honors the...
Rachel Bamber, LCSW, Named Day Kimball Healthcare Employee of the Month
Recognized for Providing Comfort, Guidance and Leadership, Bamber Also Continues a Family History of Caring at Day Kimball Rachel Bamber LCSW, has been named employee of the month for November at...
Day Kimball Hospital Only CT Acute Care Hospital to Achieve Zero Adverse Events in 2014
DKH is Only Acute Care Hospital in CT to Achieve Zero Adverse Events in 2014, One of Only Five in Last Five Years  A recently released report from the CT Department of Public Health (DPH) that...
Day Kimball Healthcare Providing New Therapy  for Children Recently Exposed to Trauma or Abuse
Now One of Eight CT Behavioral Health Clinics to Provide Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention Day Kimball Healthcare’s Behavioral Health Outpatient Clinic is now one of just eight...
Daughters of Penelope Donate Clothing, Blankets  to Day Kimball Hospital Birthing Center
The Daughters of Penelope Asteria Chapter of Danielson recently made a generous donation of baby clothes, blankets, booties, and bibs to the Birthing Center at Day Kimball Hospital, all purchased by...
Diane Morgan Named Day Kimball Healthcare Employee of the Month
Patient Access Representative Has a Knack for Putting People at Ease Often when walking into a hospital people feel rushed, lost, worried, or any number of other feelings. But when greeted by...
Day Kimball Healthcare Invites Women to Have Fun, Get Screened at "Stop and Pink" Breast Health Event, October 24
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) is inviting area women to “Stop and Pink” about their own breast health during a Breast Health Event at the Day Kimball...
Day Kimball Hospital Earns National Accreditation with Commendations from Commission on Cancer
Day Kimball Hospital has been granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) for its Community Cancer Program. The...
Partial Restoration of Medicaid Funding Not Enough to Prevent Cuts to DKH Staff and Operations
Governor Malloy announced today that he will restore 95% of the small hospital appropriation to the six hospitals in the state that qualify for that funding including Day Kimball Hospital, a part of...
Day Kimball Healthcare Takes Steps to Mitigate Effect of State Budget Cuts
Determined to continue the fight to provide high-quality health care to the people of Northeast Connecticut, Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) today announced a series of cost-cutting measures designed to...
Day Kimball Healthcare and Hartford HealthCare  Suspend Affiliation Talks Due to State Budget Cuts
Severe and unexpected cuts by the state of Connecticut to Medicaid payments have affected progress Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) and Hartford HealthCare (HHC) were making toward a strategic...
With Three Decades of Service to Patients, Nancy Cole Named Day Kimball Healthcare Employee of the Month
Nancy Cole of Brooklyn has been named Employee of the Month at Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) for September, 2015. A patient service representative, Cole has served patients at the same primary care...
Day Kimball Healthcare Set to Lose Millions as a Result of Governor's Budget Cuts
Significant Reductions in Services, Staffing Unavoidable if Funding is Not Restored Take action. Tell Gov. Malloy to restore hospital funding now > Just three months after community members and...
Day Kimball Healthcare to Host Annual Cancer Survivorship Day, September 12
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) will host its annual Cancer Survivorship Day from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 12, at Day Kimball Hospital, Fields Conference Rooms, 320 Pomfret...
Series of Four "Quiet Corner Murals" Completed at Day Kimball Hospital
Staff at Day Kimball Healthcare, with help and guidance from the artists at Artique – a Paint Bar in Putnam, have been volunteering their time to paint one mural of a local landmark each month for...
DKH Safety Manager Recognized for 13 Years of Level-Headed, Thoughtful Problem-Solving and Friendly, Welcoming Demeanor
Robert Andrews of Pomfret Named DKH Employee of the Month Robert “Bob” Andrews of Pomfret has been selected as Employee of the Month at Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) for August, 2015 by his peers. ...
DKH to Move Walk-In Services from Plainfield to Dayville; New Service Only Open to Existing Day Kimball Medical Group Primary Care Patients
All Other Services at Day Kimball Healthcare Center in Plainfield Remain Unchanged Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) today announced that it will be moving walk-in services currently located at its...
Tammy Ruiz, DKH Employee of the Month, Offers Small Gestures That Make a Big Difference
Often, it’s the little things that matter most – a smile, a helping hand, a warm and caring manner. Tammy Ruiz has been offering these qualities to patients and coworkers alike at Day Kimball...
Day Kimball Healthcare and Hartford HealthCare  Explore Affiliation
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) and Hartford HealthCare (HHC) today announced that they are exploring a strategic partnership that could lead to a formal affiliation.  The Day Kimball Healthcare...
 Dr. Erica Kesselman Receives Healthcare Heroes Award  from Connecticut Hospital Association
Award Recognizes Exceptional Contributions to Healthcare and Community Dr. Erica Kesselman, gynecologist with Day Kimball Medical Group, was one of just ten healthcare professionals across...
Kathleen Mackenzie, Behavioral Health Clinical Nurse Manager, is “Like the Keel of a Ship through Stormy Waters”
Mackenzie Named Day Kimball Healthcare's Employee of the Month for June, 2015 Some things about behavioral health care are universally true, no matter the time or place: it’s critical to the...
United Natural Foods Incorporated's Helping Hands Committee Donates $25,000 to Deary Memorial Cancer Fund
The Helping Hands Committee at United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) in Dayville has made a $25,000 donation to the Day Kimball Healthcare Deary Memorial Cancer Fund. The gift represents proceeds of the...
Budget Advocacy: Reach out to legislators during Special Session
***UPDATE | 6/29/2015*** THANK YOU, NORTHEAST CONNECTICUT The overall state budget cuts to Day Kimball Healthcare have been eliminated! DKH has been awarded $3 million in additional funding in...
Carol Barbour is “ready, willing and able” even in difficult situations
Commercial insurance biller named Day Kimball Healthcare Employee of the Month The people in a hospital’s billing department are not always the most popular, but what most may not know is that...
For Third Time, DKH Supervisors Recognized with Patriot Award for Support of Military Service Members
PHOTO (left to right): Colleen Smith, Clinical Coordinator, Day Kimball Hospital Emergency Department, Edie Cardwell, RN, Day Kimball Hospital Emergency Department, Tom Pandolfi, ESGR Vice Chair, ...
Legislators deliver 1628 “I AM New Day” pledges to Governor on behalf of Day Kimball Healthcare to send message about State Budget
Senator Mae Flexer and Representatives Daniel Rovero and Mike Alberts attended the “I AM New Day” Pledge Event at Day Kimball Hospital, a service division of Day Kimball Healthcare, to each accept...
Northeastern Connecticut Healthcare Credit Union Celebrates 50 Years, Awards 2015 Scholarships
The Board of Directors and members of Northeastern Connecticut Healthcare Credit Union, Inc. (NCHCCU) celebrated a special milestone when they gathered for their annual meeting on April 29 and marked...
10 DKH Nurses Honored with 2015 Nightingale Award
Congratulations to Our 2015 Nightingale Honorees Every patient we care for deserves the very best we have to give - every day. The nurses featured here are selected as Nightingale Honorees because...
Joanne Wippert, a 33-year veteran of the health care industry still “calms patients”
Patient Services Representative named Day Kimball Healthcare Employee of the Month Calming. Professional. Organized. Scrupulous attention to detail. Constant smile. Refreshing. Respectful. ...
THE GIFT SHOP is selling out of items only three months after reopening
The only Connecticut hospital-based gift shops still run by volunteers PUTNAM, CONN. – On Tuesday, February 17 the Woman’s Board of Day Kimball Hospital quietly opened its newly renovated and...
Podcast | DKH Leadership on WINY 1350AM: What's at Risk for Health, Livelihood of Northeast Connecticut
PODCAST | Listen Now >   This morning two members of the Day Kimball Healthcare leadership team were guests on WINY 1350 AM's The Talk Show with Bob Young to discuss the threats posed to the...
Traffic to Hospital Being Rerouted
Throughout spring and into the summer months of 2015, construction will be ongoing to repair the bridge at the corner of Kennedy Drive and Pomfret Street in Putnam. During this time traffic will be...
Take the Pledge: I AM New Day
***UPDATE | 6/29/2015*** THANK YOU, NORTHEAST CONNECTICUT The overall state budget cuts to Day Kimball Healthcare have been eliminated! DKH has been awarded $3 million in additional funding in...
An Open Letter to Our Governor and Legislators
***UPDATE | 6/29/2015*** (Scroll down for original content) THANK YOU, NORTHEAST CONNECTICUT The overall state budget cuts to Day Kimball Healthcare have been eliminated! DKH has been awarded $3...
Congressman Courtney Delivers $50,000 USDA Community Facilities Grant
Congressman Joe Courtney (D-CT2) visited Day Kimball Hospital today to officially deliver a $50,000 grant awarded to Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) by the USDA's Community Facilities Grant...
Citizens National Bank Completes $250,000 Pledge to Day Kimball Healthcare's Care in a Heartbeat Capital Campaign
Pledge Completed Ahead of Schedule and Project's Anticipated Completion Citizens National Bank has contributed the final installment of a $250,000 pledge of support for Day Kimball Healthcare’s...
Kristen Traficante, RN brings birthing center experience to the physician’s office
OB/GYN Nurse Named Day Kimball Healthcare’s Employee of the Month Day Kimball Healthcare is currently looking for qualified RNs like Kristen to join our team in a variety of settings across our...
 Mary Perry is applauded as “crazy good,” dedicated and prepared
Facilities Administrative Assistant / Grant Writer Named  Day Kimball Healthcare’s Employee of the Month PUTNAM, CONN. – When someone’s primary responsibility is to be sure a health care...
Sleep Center and Laboratory Services Receive Renewals for Accreditation
PUTNAM, CONN. –  Day Kimball Healthcare recently received re-accreditation for its Sleep Center located at Day Kimball  Hospital and its Laboratory which conducts tests at the Hospital, manages four...
Quiet, Unassuming Good Guy Kyle Cimochowski Honored for His “Phenomenal” Skills in Behavioral Health
Mental Health Worker named Day Kimball Healthcare’s Employee of the Month   PUTNAM, CONN. – When people are at their most vulnerable, creating a calm, safe environment becomes an important part...
Day Kimball Hospital First in New England to Offer  Latest, Most Advanced Technology for Cataract Surgery
New Englanders suffering from cataracts now have access to the latest in surgical treatment at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam, Connecticut. The Hospital, a part of Day Kimball Healthcare’s medical...
Staffing is Coordinated for 24/7 Emergency and Inpatient Care Regardless of Storm Activity In preparation for the snowstorm approaching the East Coast, Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) will close all...
Barbara Chubbuck: 2014 Day Kimball Healthcare Employee of the Year and So Much More
Honoring the Woman Who Brings Laughter Everywhere She Goes PUTNAM, CONN. – Today, the employees of Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) honored their colleague Barbara Chubbuck for being named 2014...
“We are in the best of times and the worst of times”
Day Kimball Healthcare’s Annual Corporators Meeting Reported Both Accolades and Financial Losses for Fiscal Year 2014 PUTNAM, CONN. – In the midst of change, unknowns and financial stress, what...

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