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Backus Hospital Introduces Latest da Vinci Surgical Robot

Only the third hospital in the state to offer the technology for more precise and less invasive procedures NORWICH—Backus Hospital...

Backus to Host Safety Camp for Kids on May 16

NORWICH—Backus Hospital will host the 11th annual Safety Camp on Saturday May 16 from 10am-1pm in the Backus Hospital parking...

Backus to Host Free Community Talk on Gout

NORWICH—Backus Hospital will host a community education event about gout on Thursday, April 16, from 5-6 p.m. at the Backus...

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...