The turning point in Mary Bylone’s career came as an intensive care nurse in the 1980s. A decision was made from above that greatly impacted her ability to do her job — and nurses had no say in the matter.
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"More than 100 parents-to-be took part in an open house January 23 at Backus. The event included tours of the Backus Birthing Center and presentations by an obstetrician, pediatrician, anesthesiologist, social workers and other professionals. "
The latest Backus Enjoy LIFE (Lifelong Investment in Fitness and Exercise) program in Plainfield Jan. 23 focused on how to...
Setu Vora, MD, Medical Director Critical Care Services, has been named Physician Director of Performance Improvement.
Kristie Tapper, APRN, joined the Colchester Backus Health Center in January. “As a registered dietitian (RD) and certified diabetes educator (CDE) I worked with multi-disciplinary teams in caring for patients. I was inspired by the nurses and nurse practitioners to take on a role that allowed for more involvement in patient care,” she said. “I became a nurse and it was even more fulfilling than I’d anticipated.”
There is a new volunteer at Backus, but it may not be who you expect. Chance is a new member of the hospital’s therapeutic pet program, and the 160-pound Irish Wolfhound eagerly walks the floors of the hospital for visits with patients.
A nationally known nutrition expert who helped invent the NuVAL nutritional guidance program told more than 150 people that working together they can overcome the obesity epidemic.