Deals

Surgery Center Building Sells for Over $4.4 Million

A Longboat Key company recently purchased Sarasota's 20,475-square-foot Premier Surgery Center facility.

07/03/2017 By staff

New hires

Salvation Army Names New Leaders

Charles and Julie Whiten were recently appointed as the new area commanders for The Salvation Army in Sarasota.

06/30/2017 By staff

Health care

Grand Opening for New Sarasota Memorial Newtown Facility

The Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is holding a grand opening ceremony for its new Newtown clinic from 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5.

06/30/2017 By staff

Honors

Hospital Named One of the 'Best Places to Work'

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota was recently selected as one of the "best places to work" by Modern Healthcare magazine.

06/29/2017 By staff

Off the Mat

Goat Yoga: It's a Thing

Geraldson Community Farm hosts monthly classes where you can get up close and personal with these friendly, furry critters.

06/28/2017 By Megan McDonald

Honors

Sarasota Doctor Accepts Award for Deafness Treatment

Sarasota's Dr. Jack Wazen last month accepted the international Bone Conduction Hearing "Osseo" Award for his rehabilitation of patients diagnosed with single-sided deafness.

06/27/2017 By staff

New hires

Human Services Center Hires New Marketing, Development Assistant

The Glasser Schoenbaum Human Services Center recently hired Sarah Glendening.

06/27/2017 By staff

Health care

Venice Hospital Names New CEO

Venice Regional Bayfront Health recently appointed Bob Moore as its chief executive officer.

06/23/2017 By staff

Deals

Venice YMCA to Acquire Charlotte County Facilities and Programs

Venice's SKY Family YMCA has secured a new deal to acquire the Charlotte County Family YMCA, which includes child care centers and fitness facilities in North Port, Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda.

06/21/2017 By staff

Health care

Women's Networking Group Honors Optometrist

The Lakewood Ranch chapter of S.W.A.T., Successful Women Aligning Together, recently honored Dr. Ashley Masuga of InFocus Family Eyecare.

06/19/2017 By staff

Politics

Leaders Discuss Local Impact of Legislative Session

Five local leaders will discuss the impact to the region from the recently concluded session of the Florida Legislature on June 22.

06/16/2017 By staff

Kick Pain to the Curb

Sarasota Memorial Debuts New Back Pain Procedure

The Superion is a small titanium spacer that is inserted between compressed vertebrae in the spine of the patient through a small incision in the lower back.

06/13/2017 By Katherine Flanders

Giving

Foundation Awards $1 Million Grant for Trauma-Related Services

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently awarded a $1 million grant to Sarasota's All Star Children’s Foundation, which is building a center for trauma-focused clinical services.

06/08/2017 By staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Major donations support new arts and education ventures, therapy for low-income families and much more.

06/08/2017 By staff

New hires

Health Care Foundation Names New Communications Director

The Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation recently hired Kara Saunders as the nonprofit's director of communications.

06/05/2017 By staff

Health Care

Hospital Recognized for Hip and Knee Replacement Excellence

Sarasota Memorial Hospital was recently named a Center of Excellence for hip and knee replacement by DNV GL Healthcare.

06/01/2017 By staff

Fitness

New Kickboxing Fitness Franchise Opens

The new location is 9Round's first in the local area and one of more than 500 worldwide.

05/31/2017 By staff

Off the Clock

Dr. Randall Morgan Sings the Blues

Orthopedist Randall Morgan fronts the R&B band Soul Sensations.

05/31/2017 By Ilene Denton

The SEEN

Photos From the Manatee Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Champions of Healthcare Awards

The event honored individuals, institutions and programs that are making an impact on health and health care in Manatee County

05/31/2017 Photography by Lori Sax

Marijuana

Cannabis Networking Event Scheduled for June

MJ Cannaday, a networking and investment event for the legal cannabis industry, is scheduled to take place 6-9 p.m. Thursday, June 22.

05/24/2017 By staff