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Fighting the weekend food battles

By Jennifer Fetterley, Registered Dietitian Backus Hospital and Thames Valley Council for Community Action It’s no secret that the people...

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 Hospital to Hold Blood Drive

NORWICH—The William W. Backus Hospital will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Wednesday, July 2, from 7:00 a.m.-5:15...

National Hospital Week

In honor of National Hospital Week, please join Backus and Windham hospitals in thanking a team of more than 3,700 employees, medical staff and volunteers who provide quality, compassionate care everyday. Listen to a radio commercial airing throughout Eastern Connecticut, May 11-17 by pressing play above.

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...

Eleven East Region nurses named 2014 Nightingales

This year’s “rock stars” of nursing will be honored at the annual Nightingale Awards ceremony May 9 at Mystic Marriott...

Caring for different cultures

In some areas of Eastern Connecticut, language and cultural barriers can be major obstacles in the delivery of healthcare. In...

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...

Kris Letang Stroke

A stroke is the result of a blockage or a tear in a blood vessel that brings blood to the...

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,...