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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...

Want a healthy, low-sodium meal? Just Ask!

So many of us are taking charge of our health and choosing to eat meals that are lower in salt...

Ebola Frequently Asked Questions

October 15, 2014 As a major regional health care system, Hartford HealthCare monitors world health events for the good of...

Calm Your Mind With Walking Meditation

By Alice Facente, RN Backus Hospital Community Health Education Nurse We all know there are many physical health benefits of...

Fighting the weekend food battles

By Jennifer Fetterley, Registered Dietitian Backus Hospital and Thames Valley Council for Community Action It’s no secret that the people...

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 Hospital to Hold Blood Drive

NORWICH—The William W. Backus Hospital will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Wednesday, July 2, from 7:00 a.m.-5:15...

National Hospital Week

In honor of National Hospital Week, please join Backus and Windham hospitals in thanking a team of more than 3,700 employees, medical staff and volunteers who provide quality, compassionate care everyday. Listen to a radio commercial airing throughout Eastern Connecticut, May 11-17 by pressing play above.

Backus, Windham hospitals win three awards in patient experience competition

When it comes to enhancing the patient experience, Hartford HealthCare’s East Region is leading the way. Backus and Windham hospitals...

Eleven East Region nurses named 2014 Nightingales

This year’s “rock stars” of nursing will be honored at the annual Nightingale Awards ceremony May 9 at Mystic Marriott...