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Backus Earns National “Most Wired” Award for Technology

NORWICH—For the fifth straight year, Backus Hospital has been recognized as one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in the...

Urgent Care vs. Emergency Care

When should you seek urgent care rather than emergency care? Life’s little emergencies don’t always happen during normal office hours. ...

10 tips to stay positive no matter what your age

This summer I have had the pleasure of having a UConn medical student volunteer in community outreach with me. Katelyn...

Backus and Windham Hospital Emergency Services Director Named Connecticut Hospital Association “Healthcare Hero”

Southington, CT—Backus and Windham Hospital director of emergency services Karen Butterworth-Erban, RN, was one of 11 health care workers from...

Staying Hydrated is Key to Good Health

By Alice Facente, RN, MSN Backus Hospital Community Health Education Nurse W.C. Fields is credited with saying, “I never drink...

Mental Health Top Concern in Eastern Connecticut According to Backus and Windham Hospital Needs Assessment

Mental health is the top health concern facing eastern Connecticut, according to approximately 100 community stakeholders and staff members who...

Backus Health Centers Receive National Recognition for Care

NORWICH—Five Backus Health Centers have received Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)...

Community Gardens: A Growing Project

Not everyone has access to a plot of land in their backyard to plant a garden. A community garden is...

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