Backus wins Leapfrog Award for Quality and Safety

Backus was honored with The Northeast Business Group on Health (NEBGH) Leapfrog Hospital award for “dedication and commitment to improving patient safety and quality.” Backus was one of three hospitals in the New York metro area to receive an “A” Hospital safety Score rating.

Backus ED Trauma Center Honored

The trauma center at Backus Hospital has been verified as a Level III Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee (VRC), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

This achievement recognizes the trauma center’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients.

Backus Health Centers Tops for Coordinating Care

Backus Health Centers in Colchester, Montville, North Stonington, Norwichtown, and Waterford received Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)–the highest level of recognition given for primary care practices for enhancing access and continuity of care; identifying and managing patient populations; planning and managing care; providing self-care support and community resources; tracking and coordinating care; and measuring and improving performance.