News & Events

March 2012

Diagnostic Imaging dodgeball teams support Madonna Place

The Backus Diagnostic Imaging Department fielded three dodgeball teams that joined several other local teams in support of Madonna Place's fifth annual Charity Dodgeball Tournament that took place Saturday, March 24 at the Samuel Huntington School in Norwich. View this photo gallery to see several team and action photos from the event.

Child Care Artists Shine at Backus Art Show

The creative efforts of budding young artists at the Mary Allen Ross Child Care Center at Backus could be seen at a Children's Art Show which was held Thursday, March 22 at Backus in conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the Child Care Center. The artwork will continue to be on display at various locations in the hospital for the next several weeks.

Backus Bennies Recognizes The Champion in All of Us

In a special night complete with red carpet, Hollywood movie clips and paparazzi, guests decked out in evening gowns and tuxedos honored several members of the community for their generosity during the Inaugural Backus Bennies event at the Backus Business and Technology Center.

Nurse finds herself in patient’s role

One day she was working as clinical director of A-3, the next day she was a patient herself. This sudden turn of events occurred on Oct. 16, 2011, when Terri Biss, RN, was diagnosed with leukemia.

Patient Care Services

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Patient Safety Fair at Backus

"The first Annual Patient Safety Fair at Backus took place Tuesday, March 6 in the hospital's main level conference rooms. The event featured several speakers including Owen McCusker, a Cyber Security and Safety Expert, who talked about cyber threats to computer systems. Setu Vora, MD, Medical Director of Critical Care Services and Physician Director of Performance Improvement, spoke about patient safety. A number of posters related to patient safety were on display during the event. "

Backus Hospital to host patient safety fair

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host a patient safety fair on Tuesday, March 6 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in honor of National Patient Safety Awareness Week March 4-10.

Backus to host “Anxiety Society” talk

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital is presenting “Anxiety Society: Dealing with Anxiety and Stress in these Tough Times” on...