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Backus named top performing hospital

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital was named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® Wednesday by The Joint Commission,...

Dr. King’s vision lives on at annual scholarship dinner

“Without Backus, I would not be able to pursue Dr. King’s dreams in my life.” This is the powerful message...

90 years of service highlighted at Auxiliary’s annual meeting

Originally founded to make a patient’s stay as positive as possible, the Backus Auxiliary’s mission has expanded and evolved over...

Sister Rita earns Papal honor

People tell Sister Rita she is a special person all the time. Patients, family members, staff, visitors, volunteers — nearly...

Backus Auxiliary awarded 10K in scholarships

NORWICH – The Backus Hospital Auxiliary awarded $10,000 in scholarships to local students pursuing careers in health care at its...

33 Backus physicians named “Top Docs”

Thirty-three physicians on the Backus Hospital Medical Staff have been named to Connecticut Magazine’s annual listing of “top doctors” in...

Backus Receives Blue Distinction Center+ Designation for Quality and Efficiency

The Blue Distinction® Designation Aids Consumers and Employers in Choosing High-Performing Hospitals NORWICH, CT – Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield...

Affiliation agreement leads top accomplishments for 2012

Selecting the Top 10 Backus stories of 2012 wasn’t easy. From agreeing to an affiliation with Hartford HealthCare to a...

Backus Shows Support for Employee Family and Other Leukemia Patients

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.

Record turn out for flu shots

Ninety-nine percent of Backus employees got their flu vaccinations, the highest number by far in the history of the institution.