Health care

Rapid Medical Test Maker Partners with Australian Company

Sarasota's RPS Diagnostics recently partnered with Atomo Diagnostics to create new tests to diagnose febrile acute respiratory infections.

02/23/2018 By Staff

Health care

Pediatrician Recognized for 'Medical Home' Processes

Sarasota's Weiss Pediatric Care was recently recognized for using evidence-based processes to build long-term coordinated care relationships.

02/23/2018 By Staff

Health care

Hospital Picks Design and Construction Team for New Cancer Facilities

The Sarasota County Public Hospital Board on Monday selected Flad Architects, Brasfield & Gorrie, CPPI and Willis Smith Construction to work on the project.

02/22/2018 By Staff

New business

In-Home Care Provider Opens Sarasota Office

ComForCare recently opened a local office led by owner Kelly Brown.

02/14/2018 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota Surgeon Tops in Florida for Hip and Knee Surgeries

Dr. Edward Stolarski performs more overall hip and knee surgeries than any other physician in Florida, according to a new analysis of Medicare claims.

02/09/2018 By Staff

Health care

Memory Care Facility Changes Name, Adds Assisted Living Residences

Autumn of Sarasota, a memory care community located in Sarasota, recently changed its name to Aravilla, and is adding an assisted living community on the same property.

02/06/2018 By Staff

Sneak Preview

Will Reeve to Headline Tidewell Hospice Luncheon Feb. 9

The ESPN contributor, son of actor Christopher Reeve, will focus his talk on caregiving.

02/01/2018 By Ilene Denton

Health care

Thoracic Surgeon Joins Physicians Network

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System recently hired Dr. Paul Chomiak, M.D.

01/23/2018 By Staff

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