Health care

Hospital Names New Head of Operations

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota recently hired Wyatt Chocklett as its new chief operating officer.

07/28/2017 By staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Scholarships, fundraisers and more in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

07/27/2017 By staff

New hires

Surgeon Joins Eye Care Center

The vitreo-retinal surgeon Tanuj Banker, M.D., recently joined Sarasota's Center for Sight.

07/27/2017 By staff

Construction

Venice Retirement Center Picks Firm for Renovations

Village on the Isle, a nonprofit retirement community in Venice, recently selected Stevens Construction to renovate a five-story, 80,000-square-foot assisted living facility.

07/26/2017 By staff

Deals

Dental, Nail, Pet Businesses to Join Whole Foods and Others in New Shopping Strip

Great Expressions Dental Centers, Lee Nails, Banfield Pet Hospital, Greenwise Dry Cleaner, Wawa and Zoë’s Kitchen will join the new Whole Foods Market in Sarasota's University Station shopping strip.

07/26/2017 By staff

Pot-Pourri

Florida's New Medical Marijuana Law is a Mixed Bag

“Florida is near the bottom of giving people what they actually voted for."

07/26/2017 By David Hackett

Construction

Assisted Living Facility Expanding

Halfacre Construction Company recently broke ground on a 35,000-square-foot addition to the Cypress Creek Assisted Living Residence in Sun City.

07/25/2017 By staff

Health care

Research Institute Hires Two Data Scientists

Sarasota's Florence A. Rothman Institute recently hired two graduates from New College of Florida’s master’s program in data science.

07/25/2017 By staff

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Row for the Cure Comes to Sarasota

After the closing ceremonies of the World Championships, Row for the Cure will take to the water.

07/20/2017 By Katherine Flanders

Deals

Gym to Lease Space in New Lakewood Ranch Development

L.A. Fitness will lease 34,000 square feet in The Green at Lakewood Ranch, a new 525,000-square-foot mixed-use development.

07/19/2017 By staff

Health care

Planned Parenthood CEO Retiring

Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida chief executive officer Barbara Zdravecky announced last week that she will retire in January 2018.

07/19/2017 By staff

Education

College Picks New Dean of Nursing

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota recently hired Roseanne Fairchild as the college's new dean of nursing and health professions.

07/18/2017 By staff

Food

Lakewood Ranch Meal Service Debuts New Offerings

Lakewood Ranch's Get Fit Fuel recently began offering a new customizable healthy meal plan service, in addition to its traditional offerings.

07/18/2017 By staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Grants for job training, new clinic flooring and more in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

07/13/2017 By staff

Honors

Hospital Recognized for Use of Technology

Sarasota Memorial Hospital was recently ranked among America’s “Most Wired” hospitals by the American Hospital Association.

07/11/2017 By staff

Health care

Construction Completed on New $1.7 Million Dental Company Facility

The commercial construction company Halfacre Construction Company recently completed construction on a 12,000-square-foot Lakewood Ranch building for Dental Care Alliance.

07/11/2017 By staff

Health care

Parkinson's Foundation Opens New Manatee County Office

The new office will provide a space for Parkinson’s care advising by appointment.

07/11/2017 By staff

New hires

Health Care Foundation Names New Fundraising Director

The Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation recently hired Patrick McQuillan as the organization's director of major gifts.

07/07/2017 By staff

Health care

Cleaning Company Honored for Employee Health Programs

Sarasota's Crystal Clean Green Cleaning was recently named a Gold Level Healthy Sarasota County Worksite by the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County.

07/06/2017 By staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial's Newtown Internal Medicine Practice Opens

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System's new Newtown internal medicine practice officially opened Wednesday.

07/05/2017 By staff