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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,...

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...

Secondary prevention is crucial to combating heart disease

By: Teresa Lafleur, RN, Windham Hospital Cardiology Department Heart disease is still the number one killer in America. That’s the...

Backus to sponsor smoking cessation program

(Norwich, Conn.) – The William W. Backus Hospital will offer the American Lung Association’s “Freedom From Smoking” program focusing on...

New Backus Medical Staff Directory now available

(Norwich, Conn.) – The newest edition of the Backus Hospital Medical Staff Directory is now available. The directory features nearly...

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...

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