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The William W. Backus Hospital to Receive the 2014 John D. Thompson Award for Excellence in the Delivery of Healthcare Through the Use of Data

WALLINGFORD – At its 96th Annual Meeting on June 18, the Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA) will present The William W....

Backus featured in Connecticut Hospital Association video

Recently Backus was featured in a Connecticut Hospital Association video that was shown at the organization’s annual meeting. Backus received...

Naomi Nomizu, MD Named Backus Hospitalist Chief

Naomi Nomizu, MD, has been named the new chief of the Backus Hospitalist program. Doctor Nomizu began working as a...

Dr. John Foley assumes role of regional Cardiovascular Services leader

NORWICH –John Foley, MD, FACC, member of the Backus Hospital Medical Staff and long-time cardiologist, has been named Hartford HealthCare...

Backus, Windham hospitals win three awards in patient experience competition

When it comes to enhancing the patient experience, Hartford HealthCare’s East Region is leading the way. Backus and Windham hospitals...

Backus physicians named Top Docs

NORWICH – Thirty-five Backus physicians on the Backus Hospital Medical Staff have been named to Connecticut Magazine’s annual listing of...

Backus, Windham take patient safety to new level

When illness strikes and people find themselves in the hospital, they are vulnerable and scared. They look to their healthcare...

Neurologist honored as top patient advocate

Backus and Windham Hospital Neurologist Anthony Alessi, MD, has been honored with the American Academy of Neurology’s Kenneth M. Viste,...

Backus Health Centers receive national recognition

With a dedication to providing high-quality primary care, the Backus Health Centers in Norwich and North Stonington have recently been...

Backus ED doc elected co-chair of CT DPH committee

Known for his compassion to patients, commitment to high-quality care and advocacy for improved pre-hospital care, Backus Medical Director of...