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Backus welcomes pain medicine specialist

NORWICH – Pain medicine specialist Gaurav Kapur, MD, recently joined the medical staff at Backus Hospital and is welcoming new...

Backus offers free seminar called “Nutrition for a Healthy Colon”

NORWICH –The news is full of information about how what we eat affects how we feel and it can be...

Surgical program yields dramatic results in first year

NORWICH – Just a year ago, a Backus Hospital colorectal surgeon and his nurse practitioner started coaching their colorectal surgical...

Hartford HealthCare, Constitution Surgery open ambulatory care center

WATERFORD–Hartford HealthCare and the Constitution Surgery Alliance celebrated the opening of Constitution Surgery Center East last week with a ribbon-cutting...

Backus earns certification in knee, hip replacement from The Joint Commission

NORWICH – Backus Hospital announced today that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Certification...

Hartford HealthCare announces regional leadership changes

HARTFORD — Hartford HealthCare (HHC) Monday announced executive leadership changes that include new presidents in each of its regions, including...

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...

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...