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Backus Hospital Earns Top Quality Award From National Accrediting Organization

Backus Hospital has been named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission.

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...

Want a healthy, low-sodium meal? Just Ask!

So many of us are taking charge of our health and choosing to eat meals that are lower in salt...

Backus to Offer Free Prostate Screenings Nov. 8

NORWICH—Backus Hospital will offer free prostate cancer screenings on Saturday, November 8, from 9am – 1pm, in the hospital’s main...

Backus to Hold Free Community Education Program For Diabetes Patients

NORWICH—Backus Hospital will host a free community education program for patients with diabetes on Wednesday, November 12, from 5 to...

What to Do With All That Halloween Candy

By Jennifer Fetterley, RD Thames Valley Council for Community Action and Backus Dietitian Let’s face it… kids are going to...

The Power of Positive Thinking

They all have a story of triumph over tragedy, turning heartache into healing. The amazing individuals featured in this video,...

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