Appointments

Philanthropic Cardiologist Joins Health Care Foundation Board

Cardiologist and medical educator Joel Morganroth, M.D., recently joined the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

05/21/2018 By Staff

Health care

American Birth Rate Hits Record Low

The number of births in America hit a 30-year-low in 2017.

05/18/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

New Program Addresses Health Care Language Barriers

The Gulfcoast South Area Health Education Center is offering training for medical interpreters.

05/17/2018 By Staff

Public health

State Sues Opioid Makers, Distributers

The office of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Tuesday filed a lawsuit aimed at 20 opioid manufacturers and distributers.

05/16/2018 By Staff

Appointments

Nonprofit Names New Board Chair

Dean Miller was recently named chair-elect of the JFCS of the Suncoast board of directors.

05/14/2018 By Staff

Health care

Company Introduces High-Tech Opioid Dispenser

Robrady Design recently launched Pill, a "smart" drug dispenser it says could be used to combat the opioid addiction crisis.

05/09/2018 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial Moving Ahead with Plans for Venice Hospital

A judge on Tuesday recommended that Sarasota Memorial Hospital be allowed to open a new hospital in Venice.

05/09/2018 By Staff

Health care

Number of Floridians Without Health Insurance Rises

The portion of Floridians without health insurance rose by 1.4 percentage points between 2016 and 2017.

05/09/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida's Health Care System Ranked No. 48 in the Country

Florida has the fourth-worst health care system in the country, according to a new ranking published by The Commonwealth Fund.

05/07/2018 By Staff

Deals

Mental Health Provider Acquired By Jacksonville Beach Company

Sarasota's Comprehensive MedPsych Systems was recently purchased by Refresh Mental Health.

05/04/2018 By Staff

Health care

Surgeon Picked to Lead Medical Society

Deepak Nair, M.D., was recently elected president of the Sarasota County Medical Society.

05/03/2018 By Staff

Health care

Ophthalmologist Named Nonprofit's Associate Medical Director

William Lahners, M.D., of Center for Sight was recently named the associate medical director for the Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research.

05/01/2018 By Staff

Health care

University of South Florida to Launch New Nursing Program in Sarasota

The University of South Florida will offer a new nursing program at the college's Sarasota-Manatee campus starting this fall.

04/27/2018 By Staff

Health care

New Leader in Behavioral Health Appointed

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System recently named Terry Cassidy executive director of the Bayside Center for Behavioral Health.

04/27/2018 By Staff

Cold Play

We Tried It: Whole-Body Cryotherapy

Resident lab rat Isaac Eger tries a new trend.

04/26/2018 By Isaac Eger

Health care

Nonprofit Grades Hospitals on Patient Safety

Three local hospitals received "A" grades, two received "C" grades and one received a "B."

04/26/2018 By Staff

Health care

Company Begins Offering Mobile Cryotherapy Treatments

Sarasota's Hydr8 Wellness Centers recently opened a new mobile cryotherapy unit offering whole body cryotherapy around the region.

04/25/2018 By Staff

Data

Hospital Named One of the World's Top Workplaces

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System recently became one of just 39 organizations to win Gallup’s global Great Workplace Award.

04/24/2018 By Staff

Health care

New Partnership Aims to Improve Prenatal Care, Early Childhood Services

Thirty-two nonprofits, foundations and health care agencies recently launched a new initiative, First 1,000 Days Sarasota County.

04/23/2018 By Staff

"I'm Ready"

Sarasota Memorial's Nurse Residency Program Aims to Halt a Nursing Crisis

Florida may face an overall shortage of R.N.s as soon as 2025.

04/17/2018 By Hannah Wallace