Health care

Medical Company Picks Builder for New Lakewood Ranch Facility

Halfacre Construction Company was recently awarded the contract to construct a new 54,667-square-foot building for Mercedes Medical.

01/18/2018 By staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial to Develop Comprehensive Cancer Treatment Program

Plans include building a new cancer tower on Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s main campus and an outpatient radiation treatment center on its University Parkway campus.

01/17/2018 By staff

Health care

Holistic Health Event Set for February

The A-Ha! Holistic Health Expo will feature doctors, nutritionists, energy experts and other health practitioners.

01/16/2018 By staff

Health care

Expansion and Renovations at Mental Health Nonprofit Completed

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. last month completed a 1,800-square-foot crisis stabilization unit expansion and a 9,500-square-foot renovation of an existing unit for Centerstone.

01/15/2018 By staff

Health care

Planned Parenthood Picks New CEO

Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida recently hired Stephanie Kight, who follows outgoing CEO Barbara Zdravecky.

01/09/2018 By staff

Health care

Medical Company Breaking Ground on New Facility

Mercedes Medical's new headquarters will be located in Lakewood Ranch's CORE (“Collaboration Opportunities for Research and Exploration”) project.

01/08/2018 By staff

Tourism

Medical Tourism Conference Scheduled for Feb. 23

The theme is "Bringing Best Practices From Hospitality to Healthcare for Maximizing Quality of the Patient/Guest Experience."

01/05/2018 By staff

Health care

Gynecologic Oncologist Joins Physicians Network

Richard Boothby, M.D., recently joined Sarasota Memorial Health Care System's First Physician Group.

01/04/2018 By staff

Data

Growth in Health Care Spending Slows

The rate of growth in American health care spending dropped from 5.7 percent during the first decade of the new century to 3.6 percent during the period of 2010-2016.

01/03/2018 By staff

Health care

Eye Care Practice Opens New Bradenton Office

The Eye Associates is celebrating the grand opening of its new east Bradenton facility from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Jan. 17.

01/03/2018 By staff

Education

Tickets to Ringling College Speaker Series Go on Sale Monday

The Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture Series begins Monday, Jan. 22, with former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan.

01/02/2018 By staff

Public health

Panel Discussion Covers Opioid Abuse Crisis

The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club's Jan. 4 luncheon will include a panel discussion about the region's opioid abuse crisis.

12/28/2017 By staff

They Still Got Game

Senior Athletes are Redefining Aging

"We’re seeing 85-year-olds run marathons. It’s inspiring what these athletes are doing.”

12/27/2017 By David Hackett

Glam Squad

Tips on Aging Well from Industry Experts

Hair, makeup, fashion and more—we've got tried-and-true tips for looking and feeling great.

12/27/2017 By Ilene Denton

Fountains of Youth

49 Ways to Look and Feel Younger

We’ve scouted out all sorts of ways to refresh and revive your body, mind and soul in our city. Let’s get going.

12/27/2017 By Ilene Denton

Plant Power

Want to Look Great and Live Longer? Eat Plants, Says an Oncologist

Dr. Amber Orman espouses a plant-based diet and suggests avoiding meat and dairy.

12/27/2017 By Pam Daniel

Think Plastic

These Cosmetic Procedures Can Take the Years Away

People of all ages are embracing a wide range of procedures. Here are a few of the most popular.

12/27/2017 By Su Byron

Fountains of Youth

How to Look and Feel Younger

There are plenty of ways to slow down aging right here in town.

12/27/2017 By Ilene Denton

Health care

Two Local Hospitals Receive Top Rating From Federal Government

Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Doctors Hospital of Sarasota both recently received top five-star ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

12/22/2017 By staff

New hires

Law Firm Adds Attorney Specializing in Medical Malpractice Defense

Walters Levine & Lozano recently hired Michael DiRaimo.

12/21/2017 By staff