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Caring for different cultures

In some areas of Eastern Connecticut, language and cultural barriers can be major obstacles in the delivery of healthcare. In...

Backus, Windham take patient safety to new level

When illness strikes and people find themselves in the hospital, they are vulnerable and scared. They look to their healthcare...

Kris Letang Stroke

A stroke is the result of a blockage or a tear in a blood vessel that brings blood to the...

Neurologist honored as top patient advocate

Backus and Windham Hospital Neurologist Anthony Alessi, MD, has been honored with the American Academy of Neurology’s Kenneth M. Viste,...

Nurse Residency Program welcomes all-star class

It was a momentous morning Monday, Feb. 17, as 16 registered nurses officially began their careers at Backus, by way...

Backus ED doc elected co-chair of CT DPH committee

Known for his compassion to patients, commitment to high-quality care and advocacy for improved pre-hospital care, Backus Medical Director of...

A year in review – the top 10 highlights for 2013

Delivering on a promise, it’s what we have done, and what we continue to do.  Planning a health care system...

Backus welcomes first baby of 2014!

Congratulations to Kayla Smith and Brendan Gervais of Moosup who welcomed their first baby and the first baby born at...

Backus to host blood drive

(Norwich, Conn.) – The William W. Backus Hospital will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Friday, Dec. 20,...

Sprague Community Center Coordinator receives Backus President’s Award

NORWICH – Sprague Community Center Outreach Coordinator Brenda Keefe is the recipient of the Backus 2013 President’s Award. The award,...