Health care

New Surgeon Joins Local Practice

Dr. Andrés O’Daly, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle treatments, recently joined Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine & Pain Management.

09/12/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Forty Carrots Hires New Child, Family Therapy Supervisor

Forty Carrots Family Center recently hired Dr. Rosemary Cullain as the agency's new clinical supervisor for child and family therapy services.

09/06/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Ophthalmology Practice Implants Newly Approved Lens

Center for Sight for the first time recently implanted the newly approved TECNIS Symfony intraocular lens, which restores glasses-free vision to patients with cataracts.

08/31/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Bradenton Dental Company Featured on TV Show

Carolyn Primus, the president of Bradenton's Avalon Biomed Inc., will be featured on the television show Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland.

08/30/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Local Prescription Company Begins Selling Discounted Junior EpiPens

Canada Med Services, a locally owned discount prescription sourcing company, is selling junior EpiPens for $180, three times less expensive than the brand’s list cash price.

08/30/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Mental Health Nonprofit Appoints New Executive Director

Jeffrey Standring was recently named Mental Health Community Centers' new executive director.

08/26/2016 Research by staff


Zika Researchers Estimate 400 Non-Travel-Related Cases Before End of Summer

Biostatisticians at the University of Florida and other institutions are estimating that the number of non-travel-related Zika infections in Florida could reach 400 before the end of the summer.

08/24/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Neuropathy Clinic Opens

Drs. Brent Rubin and Steven Weinshel opened the second Neurogenx Nerve Center on the Gulf Coast in Sarasota in mid-June.

08/23/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Forum Dedicated to Mental Health Issues

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System and the National Alliance on Mental Illness are partnering to host a free community forum on mental illness on Sept. 23.

08/22/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Hospital Celebrates 'Topping Out' for New Rehab Pavilion

Sarasota Memorial Hospital leaders and members of its construction team celebrated a milestone on Friday: the official “topping out” of its new five-story Rehabilitation Pavilion.

08/19/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Assisted-Living Facility Hosts Grand Opening

Local officials, community leaders and executives will celebrate the grand opening of The Sheridan at Lakewood Ranch, a new Lakewood Ranch assisted-living and memory care facility, on Thursday afternoon.

08/18/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial Nursing Home Receives Top Rating

The Sarasota Memorial Nursing & Rehabilitation Center recently received a five-star rating from the federal government's Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

08/12/2016 Research by staff


Women's Networking Group Meets Aug. 22

The women's networking group Sarasota County - Over 40 Females will host guest speaker Kim Burns for a presentation titled "Drop and Give Me Zen."

08/08/2016 Research by staff


Sarasota Gym Celebrates One Year in Business

BeFitSRQ, a Sarasota gym offering one-on-one instruction, will celebrate the one-year anniversary of its grand opening on Thursday, Aug. 11.

08/04/2016 Research by staff


This Week's Good Deeds

Cataracts surgeries, phone donations and scholarships in this week's rundown of local businesses giving back.

07/28/2016 Research by staff


Hospital Earns Five-Star Federal Rating

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System recently earned a five-star rating from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for overall quality and safety.

07/28/2016 Research by staff


Community Haven Announces New Name

The Board of Directors of the Community Haven for Adults and Children with Disabilities recently announced a new name for the organization: The Haven.

07/27/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Grant Intended to Help Develop Local Health and Life Sciences Industry

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County was recently awarded a $25,000 grant by the Gulf Coast Community Foundation to foster and nurture the development of the region’s health and life sciences sector.

07/26/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Buchanan Asks for Federal Money to Fight Heroin Abuse

Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota, asked federal officials on Monday for immediate aid to confront the region's recent surge of heroin-related overdoses.

07/25/2016 Research by staff


This Week's Good Deeds

A converted school bus, STEM programs, nursing skills mannequins and more in this week's list of businesses giving back.

07/21/2016 Research by staff