Backus Hospital has provided quality health care to the residents of Eastern Connecticut since 1893.
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Backus Hospital includes The William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich; health centers in Montville, Colchester, Ledyard, Norwich and North Stonington; the Backus Outpatient Care Center in Norwich; the Plainfield Backus Emergency Care Center, which is a new stand-alone ER and outpatient center; Backus Home Health Care; and Backus Physician Services.
It is the only trauma center in Windham and New London Counties and houses one of Hartford Hospital's LIFE STAR helicopters.
Fast Facts (FY 2016)
SVP & President: Bimal Patel, SVP & President, East Region
Licensed bed capacity: 233
Transitions from inpatient care: 10,607
Patient days: 46,555
ED visits: 78,199
Newborn admissions: 970
Inpatient surgeries: 2,214
Ambulatory surgeries: 6,334
Physicians on staff: 310
Operating revenue (FY15): $292.5 million
Community benefit (FY 14): $24.6 million