Health News

ShorePoint Health Venice and Millennium Physician Group Align Services

ShorePoint Medical Group primary care providers and the urgent care located at 1700 Venice Ave. will join Millennium Physician Group after the first of the year.

5:05pm By Staff

Health News

Bayfront Health Hospitals, Medical Groups Rebrand as ShorePoint Health

This includes Venice Regional Bayfront Health (now ShorePoint Health Venice).

11/30/2021 By Staff

Health care

CAN Community Health Partners With Arts Groups for World AIDS Day Events

World AIDS Day takes place every Dec. 1.

11/24/2021 By Staff

Health News

SMH Oncology Tower Opens; Dick Vitale Among First Patients

The tower is the second phase and centerpiece of several facilities that make up Sarasota Memorial’s Brian D. Jellison Cancer Institute.

11/16/2021 By Megan McDonald

Health News

Smiles at Lakewood Ranch to Host 'Free Dentistry Day' Dec. 11

Cleanings, fillings and extractions will be provided to patients between 8 a.m. and noon.

11/12/2021 By Staff

Awards

Local Surgeon Receives National Award for Excellence in Community Service

Dr. Russell Samson is a physician at Sarasota Vascular Specialists.

11/11/2021 By Staff

Senior Living

Florida’s First 'Town Square' Will Open Next Month

The 1950s theme features 10 Main Street storefronts, including a diner, theater, library, pub, city hall, health club and more.

11/11/2021 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial Opens New Venice Hospital

Construction of the new facility is complete. It will begin accepting patients this month.

11/09/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

Sarasota Health Department Named 'Age-Friendly Public Health System'

It's the first local health department in the nation to receive the recognition.

11/08/2021 By Staff

Bumpin' Up

Did Covid-19 Create a 'Baby Boom' in Sarasota?

There's been a nationwide decline in births, but not in Sarasota.

11/02/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

SMH Venice Announces Inaugural Team of Physician Leaders

The hospital is preparing to open this month.

11/01/2021 By Staff

Health News

USF, SMH to Partner to Address Nursing Shortage

A new program will seek to improve the working environment for nurses facing burnout and stress as the pandemic persists.

10/27/2021 By Staff

Grants

Healthcare Foundation Awards More Than $1 Million in Grants

The grants will help SMH purchase a pharmacy robotics system, implement a clinical trial management system for women's cancer care and expand its wellness program.

10/25/2021 By Staff

Good Deeds

Price Creek Dentistry to Host Veteran’s Free Dentistry Day

Cleaning and fillings will be provided per patient between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. at 1500 Price Creek Way in North Port.

10/20/2021 By Staff

Health News

Tidewell Foundation to Host Conversation About LGBTQ End-of-Life Planning

The discussion will focus on estate planning, advanced directives, and what to expect from palliative and hospice end-of-care life.

10/19/2021 By Staff

Cannabis

PR Group to Present Workshop About Selling Medical Cannabis in Florida

The featured speaker will be Todd Beckwith, director of corporate affairs at AltMed Enterprises.

10/14/2021 By Staff

Health News

Moffitt Cancer Center, Ringling College Partner to Improve Patient Experience

The partnership began in 2019 to help decrease stress in patients, and discover new ways to train and coach patients through diagnosis and treatment.

10/14/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota Memorial Hospital Cancer Institute Appoints Chief of Surgical Oncology

Dr. Kenneth Meredith will lead Sarasota Memorial’s team of oncology surgeons.

10/12/2021 By Staff

Essential Intelligence

Flu Season Is Here. Should We Be Worried?

A Sarasota physician weighs in on getting the flu vaccine this year—and why it's more important than ever.

10/12/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Mental Health

Sunshine from Darkness to Present 'Journey to Wellness' Symposium

Featured medical and mental health professionals will focus on the mental well-being of children, adolescents, and young adults in the wake of the pandemic.

10/08/2021 By Staff