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Category Archives: Achievements

National Recognition for Quality and Patient Safety, New Cutting-Edge Technology for Cancer Patients, and Increased Access to Outpatient Care Highlight Backus Hospital 2016 Annual Meeting

NORWICH—Backus Hospital reported earning national recognition for quality and patient safety, the addition of cutting edge technology and screenings for...

Reliance Health Receives 2016 Backus President’s Award

NORWICH— Reliance Health, formerly Reliance House, a Norwich-based non-profit community mental health center on a mission to enhance health through...

Backus Hospital Surgery Center Receives National Recognition

The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized Backus Hospital, as one of 60 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care.

Junior Volunteers Summer of 2016

The Backus Junior Volunteers were recognized during a program recently for their many hours of volunteer work at the hospital...

Backus Physician Assistants Program looking to Expand

Employment of Physician Assistants is projected to grow 30 percent by 2024. But Backus Hospital isn’t just sitting back and...

Backus Earns National “Most Wired” Award for Technology

Norwich—For the sixth straight year, Backus Hospital has been recognized as one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in the...

Backus and Windham Communication Teams Earn Regional Awards

Norwich—Backus and Windham hospitals’ Communications Department took home six Lamplighter Awards at the New England Society for Healthcare Communications’ (NESHCo)...

Hospital Benefactors Saluted at Backus “Bennies” Event

Norwich—Celebrating the hospital’s history and how it has laid the foundation for current success was the theme of the fifth...

Forty-Eight Backus and Windham Hospital Physicians Named “Top Docs”

Norwich—Forty-eight physicians on the medical staffs at Backus and Windham hospitals have been named to Connecticut Magazine’s annual listing of...

The United Way’s Project Warm – Up Receives 2015 Backus President’s Award

NORWICH— The United Way of South Eastern Connecticut’s Project Warm–Up, a heating assistance program that collaborates with other organizations to...