Thirty-three physicians on the Backus Hospital Medical Staff have been named to Connecticut Magazine’s annual listing of “top doctors” in...
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The Blue Distinction® Designation Aids Consumers and Employers in Choosing High-Performing Hospitals NORWICH, CT – Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield...
Selecting the Top 10 Backus stories of 2012 wasn’t easy. From agreeing to an affiliation with Hartford HealthCare to a...
The William W. Backus Hospital Shows Support for Employee Family and Other Leukemia Patients by Holding Be The MatchSM Marrow Drive Just two weeks after her 25th birthday, Katelyn Spence was diagnosed with ALL – a form of leukemia. To say her life has changed in a matter of seconds is an understatement.
NORWICH – Hospitals are generally considered safety nets in the community, especially their emergency departments. But in reality, taking care of people before they end up in the ER is much more strategic and effective.
Backus’ new lab drawing station did a booming business during its first week in operation. “We had a huge turnout on Monday, more than we anticipated,” saidTimothy Shizume, DC, MT (ASCP), Director, Laboratory Services
The impact of Hurricane Sandy continues to be felt, even as another Nor-Easter hit the region on Wednesday.
More than two years into a three-year Community Health Improvement Plan, Backus is making strides to meet the healthcare needs of eastern Connecticut as identified by Holleran, a national healthcare research firm that conducted a needs survey of the community in 2010.