Day Kimball Healthcare provides high quality, convenient diagnostic imaging services at four locations across northeast Connecticut. Our state-of-the-art facilities use the latest technologies. Our associated board-certified radiologists from Jefferson Radiology are experts in the fields of diagnostic imaging and interventional radiology. Our diagnostic services including CT/PET Scanning, Mammography, MRI, Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound have been accredited by the American College of Radiology. And, our integrated Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system means your care team will have access to your imaging results as soon as they’re available, providing you with a shorter wait time to receive results and helping you to avoid redundant testing so you can better control your healthcare costs.
Our services include:
CT (Computerized Tomography) Scans
Head and body scans, CT angiography, and CT-guided biopsies and surgical procedures are performed at Day Kimball Hospital.
DEXA (Bone Density/Bone Densiometry) Testing
We offer dual energy bone density imaging for the detection of osteoporosis and high definition instant vertebral assessment for detection of spine fractures with rapid, low dose, single energy images in seconds.
Image guided interventional services include a wide range of procedures, biopsies and pain management treatment.
Low Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening
The only recommended screening test for lung cancer helps identify early stage lung cancers.
We offer full field digital (FFD) screening and diagnostic mammographies, including the most advanced 3-D technology for mammograms, ductograms, needle localizations, invasive procedures and sterotactic core biopsies.
MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
Services include head and body scans, breast MRI and Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA). We also offer the High Field Espree Open Bore MRI machine for those who aren’t comfortable in the traditional enclosed MRI.
Nuclear medicine uses radioactive substances to visualize the structure and function of internal organs. Services include cardiac SPECT scans, thyroid function scans and bone, gastrointestinal, liver, spleen, and renal (kidney) scans.
PET (Positron Emission Tomography) Scans
PET scans use a radioactive drug to show how your tissues and organs are functioning. PET scans are helpful in diagnosing or assessing several conditions, including cancer, heart disease and brain disorders.
Ultrasound services include abdominal, breast, OB/GYN, testicular and vascular ultrasounds, as well as echocardiography, stress echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) and ultrasound-guided invasive procedures.
X-ray may be used to diagnose broken, fractured, or infected bones, arthritis, certain lung conditions such as pneumonia, gastrointestinal conditions and other conditions.
A physician or practitioner’s order is required for all imaging. An appointment is required for all imaging, except routine X-rays, which are done on a walk-in basis. For all other imaging, please call for an appointment.
To schedule an appointment at any of our locations below, please call (860) 963-6320 or (860) 779-3366 ext. 6320.
320 Pomfret Street
Putnam, CT 06260
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12 Lathrop Road
Plainfield, CT 06374
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Please check with your insurance carrier for details about your specific coverage, copays, deductibles and any prior authorization requirements. You will receive a bill from Day Kimball Hospital for the testing portion of your service, and a bill from Jefferson Radiology for the radiologist’s test interpretation services. If you have questions about your Day Kimball Hospital bill or need help paying for care, please contact our team of financial counselors. For more information visit our billing page.
About our provider partner: Jefferson Radiology
The average x-ray exam time is 20-35 minutes. Barium studies will vary from 30-minutes to over one hour depending on the type of study. Some examinations require that the patient be changed into a “Johnny” with pajama bottoms.
MRI patients please review the MRI Patient Screening Form below. You will receive a phone call prior to your appointment and be asked these questions.
Click here for the MRI Patient Screening Form (English)
Click here for the MRI Patient Screening Form (Spanish)
MRI and MRA Frequently Asked Questions
Breast MRI Frequently Asked Questions
MRI, Breast MRI, and MRA Patient Preparation Guidelines
PET/CT Frequently Asked Questions
PET/CT Patient Preparation Guidelines
Day Kimball Healthcare offers the Espree Open Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). With its extra large opening, patients that are anxious or require additional space can comfortably be accommodated.
Some kidney examinations (IVPs) will require an injection and certain patients will require laboratory testing be performed in advance. Please provide a list of your current medications when you arrive for this (IVP) exam. The ordering physician will notify the patient of this when ordering the exam.
Patients for the more involved procedures will be called in advance to verify their appointment, location, and time.
Printed results will be available through the patient’s ordering physician three to four days after the procedure has been performed.
Please ask ordering physician for specific study information and preparations relative to the procedures that they are requesting.
Patients will receive two bills, one from Day Kimball Hospital for performing the procedure and one from Jefferson Radiology, for interpreting the procedure.