Backus Hospital

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 stand-alone emergency department and outpatient center.

It is the only trauma center in Windham and New London Counties and houses one of Hartford HealthCare's LIFE STAR helicopters.

FY20 Fast Facts

SVP & President: Donna Handley, SVP & President, East Region
Licensed Beds (incl. bassinets): 233
Transitions from Inpatient Care: 10,528
Patient Days: 48,873
ED Visits: 62,253
Newborn Admissions: 874
Inpatient Surgeries: 2,282
Ambulatory Surgeries*: 8,173
Employees: 1,710
Physicians on Staff: 524
Operating Revenue (audited): $392.5 million 

*Includes joint venture ASC (Glastonbury, Southington, BJI, Waterford) volumes


    Backus Hospital Clinics and Locations

    Backus Plainfield Emergency Care Center

    582 Norwich Road, Plainfield, CT 06374
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    Backus Outpatient Center

    111 Salem Turnpike/Route 82, Norwich, CT 06360
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    Hartford HealthCare Health Center - Colchester

    163 Broadway, Colchester, CT 06415
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    Hartford HealthCare Health Center - Montville

    80 Norwich-New London Turnpike, Montville, CT 06382
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    Hartford HealthCare Health Center - Pawcatuck/Stonington

    350 Liberty Street, Pawcatuck, CT 06379
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    Hartford HealthCare Health Center - Norwichtown

    42 Town Street, Norwich, CT 06380
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    Hartford HealthCare Health Center - Waterford

    196 Parkway South, Suite 201B, Waterford, CT 06385
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