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Hartford HealthCare Selected to Be First Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Alliance Member

HARTFORD, September 17, 2013—Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center today launched a transformative initiative to improve the quality of cancer care and...

Backus offers smoking cessation program

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will offer the American Lung Association’s “Freedom From Smoking” program focusing on group...

Backus to sponsor smoking cessation program

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will offer the American Lung Association’s “Freedom From Smoking” program focusing on group...

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...

Have fun learning about summer safety

NORWICH – Learn how staying safe can be fun at The William W. Backus Hospital’s annual Safety Camp on Saturday,...

Backus to host asthma education series

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host “Breathe Well, Live Well,” an asthma education series on Monday, April,...

Miss Miller marks end of an era

In honor of Miss Dorothy Miller, RN, a Backus icon who passed away Wednesday, we have posted a story about her retirement that appeared in HospiTell in 1987. Miss Miller, may you rest in peace.

Backus to host cancer screening

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host oral, head and neck cancer screenings on Thursday, April 11, from...

Flu

Flu subsides, visitor restrictions lifted

NORWICH – Due to decreasing flu activity in the community, the Backus Health System Monday lifted its visitor restrictions. This...

Asthma program helps patients breathe well, live well

Helping people learn how to control their asthma is the goal of a new asthma education class at Backus. Asthma was...