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A Breakthrough for Hip and Knee Patients

Backus’ new robotic surgical technique a more precise and less invasive alternative to hip replacement and knee resurfacing NORWICH— Backus...

Backus to Host Fourth Annual Head and Neck Cancer Screening

NORWICH—Backus Hospital will host its fourth annual Head and Neck Cancer Screening on Thursday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to...

Backus Hospital to Host Free Community Education Program on Alzheimer’s Disease

NORWICH-- Backus Hospital will host a two-part community education program on Alzheimer’s disease presented by Kristine Johnson of the Alzheimer’s...

United Community & Family Services Receives Backus President’s Award

NORWICH—United Community & Family Services (UCFS) is the recipient of the Backus 2014 President’s Award. The award, which includes a...

Backus Annual Meeting Highlights “Connecting to the Community”

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital reported an increase in access to outpatient care, improvements to quality and patient...

Hartford HealthCare Statement on Ebola

HARTFORD – Hartford HealthCare has developed a coordinated response plan to safely care for potential Ebola patients. An interdisciplinary team...

Backus Hosts Registration Drive for New Patient Portal

NORWICH—Backus Hospital will host sign-up booths at various hospital and satellite locations from September 8-12 to help patients register for...

Backus and Windham Hospitals to Host Healthy Living Fest September 13

NORWICH—Hartford HealthCare’s East Region, which includes Backus and Windham hospitals, will host a Healthy Living Festival on Saturday, September 13,...

Backus Hospital to Host Weight Loss and Wellness Program

NORWICH--The Backus Hospital Weight Loss Center will host a 13-week weight loss and wellness program on Thursday evenings beginning on...

Backus Hospital Opens Family Health Center in Norwichtown Commons

NORWICH—Backus Hospital has opened the Backus Hospital Family Health Center in the Norwichtown Commons offering primary care services and soon-to-be-added...