INNOVATIONMedicine is a curious combination — part ever-changing science, part ever-evolving art. This mixture of technology with compassion has propelled Backus to unusual heights in patient care, earned national acclaim for advancement, and created successful programs to advance care and wellness. We assure our patients and their families that we will seek new ways to improve the quality of their lives. Promise kept.

Safety Starts with Me

More than 1,800 employees and 200 medical staff members participated in “Safety Starts with Me” training sessions as part of a statewide patient safety initiative. Daily safety huddles, leadership rounding and safety champions have emerged.

Blue Distinction

Improving quality while enhancing efficiency is the wave of the future for hospitals and health systems. The future is now at Backus, as it received Anthem Blue Distinction recognition for orthopedics.


Our new CareVan coupled with our larger Mobile Health Resource Center bring appropriate health care and screenings to people in their communities when they need it most.