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With Budget Deadline Looming, State’s Fiscal Crisis Weighs On Hospitals Facing Tax Hike

Connecticut’s hospitals, wary about the round-and-round state budget talks that could add hundreds of millions of dollars in tax increases...

Hartford HealthCare Officially Opens New Family Health Center in Plainfield

New center offers cardiology, primary care with more services to come. PLAINFIELD—More than 50 people including community leaders, physicians and...

Backus to Host Cancer Survivor’s Day Celebration

NORWICH—Hundreds of cancer survivors, family members and caregivers are expected for the Backus Cancer Survivor’s Day celebration on Saturday, June...

Forty-Seven Backus and Windham Hospital Physicians Named “Top Docs”

Norwich—Forty-seven physicians on the medical staffs at Backus and Windham hospitals have been named to Connecticut Magazine’s annual listing of...

Backus Welcomes Thoracic Surgeon

Norwich—Thoracic surgeon Mario Katigbak, MD, is now seeing patients at Backus Hospital, offering access to advanced surgical procedures for ailments...

Backus Hospital Welcomes Vascular Surgeon

NORWICH—Vascular and endovascular surgeon Akhilesh K.  Jain, MD, RPVI, FACS has joined the Backus Hospital medical staff and has begun...

Backus to Host Bereavement Support Group

NORWICH—Beginning on August 24, Backus Hospital will begin offering a bereavement support group on the second and fourth Wednesday of...

Mary Cummings Satti, MD., Christina McLean, MD., and Anisha Rajesh Parekh, MD., Join Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

(Hartford, Conn.) – Hartford HealthCare Medical Group and Backus Hospital are happy to welcome Drs. Mary Cumming Satti, Christina McLean...

Strive to eat healthier at those summer barbecues

Warmer temperatures invite us to spend more time outdoors and take in the fresh air and sunshine. The alluring aromas...

Backus to Hold Free Community Talk on Improving Sleep

Norwich—Pulmonologists Dr. Setu Vora, MD and Olimpia Radu, MD will host a free community education event “Better Sleep for Better...