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Featured Videos

Windham Hospital & Backus Hospital Doctors' Day 2019

We have 4,000 great reasons to celebrate Doctors' Day. On National Doctors' Day, we're thanking the 4,000 doctors who practice throughout Hartford HealthCare. We offer our heartfelt thanks to the doctors who practice at Windham Hospital and Backus Hospital. windhamhospital.org backushospital.org

Opioid Reversal Drug in Hospitals

The state of Connecticut is making available to hospital emergency rooms an opioid reversal drug. Hartford HealthCare's Dr. William Horgan has details.



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News

Connecticut Children’s, Hartford Healthcare Create Pediatric Care Alliance

Connecticut Children’s and Hartford HealthCare announced Oct. 12 that they have formed a Pediatric Care Alliance to provide the children [...]

How This Nurse Helped Snuff Out Unhealthy Surgical Smoke in Backus Hospital Operating Rooms

More than a year ago, Ann Hanson, a nurse in the Backus Hospital operating room, saw a lot of literature [...]

Backus Hospital Expands COVID Testing Due to Community Outbreak

Due to a COVID-19 outbreak in the community, Backus Hospital and Hartford HealthCare are partnering with state and local authorities [...]

Help! Guidance for the Newbie Vegetarian

At some point in the life of parenting a tween and/or teen, he or she announces they are “going vegetarian.” [...]

How Long Does it Take Flu Vaccine to Work? (And Why You Should Get One Now)

Fall means foliage and, unfortunately, flu. This year, the double-whammy of the seasonal respiratory ailment and a predicted second wave [...]

How to Control Mindless Eating While Working, or Learning, at Home

During the first phase of the coronavirus pandemic lockdown, my two college-aged children found themselves suddenly back at home, taking [...]


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The Latest in Robotics Technology

Backus uses the latest techniques and technology, including minimally invasive robotic
procedures, to treat a full range of general surgery conditions.



Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020, 5:00PM - 7:00PM

Joint Replacement Patient Education - Backus Hospital

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This class is for patients who will undergo hip or knee replacement [...]

Saturday, Oct 24, 2020, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Sibling Class

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This one-hour class helps big brothers and sisters, age 3-6 years [...]

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2020, 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Expectant Grandparents

This class is for Grandparents only. Designed to bring expectant grandparents up-to-date with current information about pregnancy and [...]


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