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Backus Opens New Family Health Center in Ledyard

LEDYARD—In its continued effort to provide more health care access for patients close to home, Backus Hospital has opened its...

Backus Hospital Earns National Consumer Choice Honor

NORWICH—Backus Hospital has been named a 2014/2015 Consumer Choice Award winner by National Research Corporation. The annual award identifies hospitals...

Backus Hospital Earns Top Quality Award From National Accrediting Organization

Backus Hospital has been named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission.

Doctor Kurowski Named Backus Breast Center Medical Director

Kathleen Kurowski, MD, has been named the new Medical Director of the Backus Hospital Breast Center. Dr. Kurowski  joined the ...

2014 Junior Volunteers honored for their work

Junior Volunteers who have been taking part in the Backus Volunteer Bridge Program were honored August 18th at the hospital...

Backus Earns National Technology Award For Fourth Straight Year

NORWICH—For the fourth straight year Backus has been recognized as one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in the nation...

The William W. Backus Hospital to Receive the 2014 John D. Thompson Award for Excellence in the Delivery of Healthcare Through the Use of Data

WALLINGFORD – At its 96th Annual Meeting on June 18, the Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA) will present The William W....

Backus featured in Connecticut Hospital Association video

Recently Backus was featured in a Connecticut Hospital Association video that was shown at the organization’s annual meeting. Backus received...

Naomi Nomizu, MD Named Backus Hospitalist Chief

Naomi Nomizu, MD, has been named the new chief of the Backus Hospitalist program. Doctor Nomizu began working as a...

Dr. John Foley assumes role of regional Cardiovascular Services leader

NORWICH –John Foley, MD, FACC, member of the Backus Hospital Medical Staff and long-time cardiologist, has been named Hartford HealthCare...