Health care

Sarasota County Ranked No. 6 in Florida for Health Outcomes

The study examined length of life, quality of life and self‐reported health status.

03/21/2019 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

Data

American Life Expectancy Drops for Second Straight Year

Life expectancy dropped to 78.6 in 2016, down from 78.8 in 2015 and 78.9 in 2014.

12/21/2017 By staff

Philanthropy

Foundation Funds Innovative Solar Project

A grant from Barancik Foundation will save Girls Inc. on costs, and provide a springboard for education.

11/10/2017 By staff

Health care

Sports Medicine, Pain Management Company Holding Job Fair Saturday

The company is seeking full-time certified or registered medical assistants or licensed practical nurses.

10/25/2017 By staff

Education

College Recognized for Health and Fitness Programs

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota was recently named a Healthy Business Certified Leader for the second straight year.

07/28/2017 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

Environment

City Commission Offers Support for Renewable Energy Pledge

The Sarasota City Commission this week unanimously authorized a proposal to join the Sierra Club’s Ready for 100 campaign to transition to 100 percent renewable energy sources.

06/09/2017 By staff

Data

Florida Drops in Ranking of States Based on Senior Health

Florida comes in at No. 30 in a new ranking of states based on seniors' health issued by the United Health Foundation, a drop of six places from last year's ranking.

05/10/2017 By staff

Health care

County Ranks Highly in State Health Rankings

Sarasota County was recently ranked third in health outcomes and second in health factors in the state of Florida in a new listing released by the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

03/29/2017 By staff

Health care

12.7 Million Sign Up for Insurance Through Obamacare Markets

Florida led the way in signups through HealthCare.gov, with more than 1.7 million plans selected.

02/10/2017 By staff

Environment

Solar Power Co-Op Hosts Public Information Event Feb. 24

A group of Sarasota homeowners last month announced the formation of a new Sarasota solar power co-op.

02/08/2017 By staff

Health care

Florida Uninsured Rate Down 8 Percentage Points Since 2010

Between 2010 and 2015, the percentage of Floridians lacking health insurance declined from 21.3 percent to 13.3 percent and almost 1.6 million Floridians gained health care coverage.

12/27/2016 By staff

Events

Civic Group Throws Holiday Party Next Week

The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations is throwing its annual holiday party at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12.

12/05/2016 By staff

Events

Women's Resource Center Leader Holding 'Coffee and Conversation' Events

The president and CEO of the Women's Resource Center, Ashley Brown, is hosting a series of "coffee and conversation" events to discuss how the organization serves women.

11/30/2016 By staff