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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...

Preserving High Quality Health Care

Health plans could be affected by negotiations that are taking place between Hartford HealthCare and UnitedHealthcare on a new contract to provide care for its members and those of its subsidiary, Oxford Health Plans.

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...

Backus and Windham Communication Teams Earn Regional Awards

Norwich—Backus and Windham hospitals’ Communications Department took home six Lamplighter Awards at the New England Society for Healthcare Communications’ (NESHCo)...

Backus to Host Free Community Talk On Robotic Knee and Hip Surgery Options

NORWICH—Orthopedic surgeons William Cambridge, MD, of New London County Orthopedic Surgery and Scott Stanat, MD, of Norwich Orthopedic Group will...