News & Events

July 2012

Backus conducting health survey

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will begin a phone survey July 23, part of its next Community Health Needs Assessment that includes focus groups and interviews with community leaders.

Talk to your children about the Aurora movie shootings

The horrific news of the Aurora, Colorado movie shooting is everywhere. It’s the worst shooting this country has seen since the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007, and has stirred up memories of Columbine, which occurred not far away.

Backus Arthritis Center joins national registry

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital’s Arthritis Center has recently become a member of CORRONA (the Consortium of Rheumatology Researchers of North America, Inc.), an independent registry with the mission to advance rheumatology research and improve patient care.

Backus to host Laura Beth Seder Memorial Golf Tournament

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital Office of Philanthropy and Development will host the Laura Beth Seder Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, Oct. 5, at the Mohegan Sun Country Club at Pautipaug, a private 18-hole championship golf course in Baltic.

Backus and partners offer sports physicals and dental screenings

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital is partnering with United Community & Family Services and the Uncas Health District to offer sports physicals and dental screenings in Greeneville.

Backus primary care provider offers pool safety tips

As yet another heat wave bears down on the region, people who are lucky enough to have pools will be spending lots of time in them. This is a great way to cool down, but be sure to follow safety precautions.

Backus scores top safety rating

A just-released edition of Consumer Reports has ranked Backus Hospital as the second safest hospital in the state, and among the best in the nation.

Latest Backus TV ad features new Plainfield ED

Backus is opening new doors to better health, which is the theme of our latest television commercial featuring the Plainfield...

Backus earns national technology award

NORWICH – For the second straight year, The William W. Backus Hospital has been recognized with a Most Wired Hospitals award, which is given to only the most technologically advanced hospitals in the U.S.

Backus and Hartford HealthCare sign Memorandum of Understanding

NORWICH (May 24, 2012) — Backus Corporation and Hartford HealthCare have signed a Memorandum of Understanding — a legal document that...