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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...

Nurse Residency Program welcomes all-star class

It was a momentous morning Monday, Feb. 17, as 16 registered nurses officially began their careers at Backus, by way...

Walk for Hospice Saturday, May 10

Mark your calendar and consider forming your own walking team of co-workers, family and friends for The Center for Hospice...

Hot tips for cold weather

With the polar vortex back with a vengeance, watch Backus Hospital’s latest HealthBeat video, Hot Tips for Cold Weather, featuring...

A year in review – the top 10 highlights for 2013

Delivering on a promise, it’s what we have done, and what we continue to do.  Planning a health care system...

A look back at 2013

It was a busy year at Backus and the Hartford HealthCare East Region. There were many significant moments such as...

Holiday meal brings Backus together

Camaraderie, holiday cheer and tradition. These are just a few of the sentiments celebrated at the annual Backus holiday meal. The dinner, which was served to hundreds of hospital staffers and volunteers on Wednesday, Dec. 18, features a great menu prepared by the talented Food And Nutrition staff and served by the Backus management team.

Sandy Hook One Year Later

On the one-year anniversary of Sandy Hook, the horrific event remains in the news and the psyche of Connecticut and...

Survivors in Fashion 2013 Event

The breast cancer survivor models wowed the crowd as they took stage at the Oct. 25 Survivors in Fashion extravaganza at the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino. The combined efforts of the event raised $70K in support of the Backus Breast Cancer Survivors Fund.