Nonprofits

Goodwill Offers 'Mental Health First Aid' Training

The program was created to give employees skills to help someone experiencing a mental health crisis.

07/17/2018 By Staff

Drugs

Agencies Hosting Summit on Opioids and Pregnancy Sept. 13 and 14

The summit is focused on the topic of pregnant women addicted to opioids and newborns born with neonatal abstinence syndrome.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Health care

Two New Venice Hospitals Win State Approval

The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration this week approved plans for two new hospitals to be built in Venice.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Health care

Hospice Nonprofit Names New CEO

Stratum Health System and Tidewell Hospice recently hired Jonathan Fleece.

06/28/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Foundation Approves More than $3.3 Million in Health Care Grants

Nine of the grants were awarded to Sarasota Memorial Health Care System and one was made to Good Samaritan Pharmacy & Health Services.

06/22/2018 By Staff

Health care

Physician Honored for Work Combating Prescription Drug Abuse

Dr. Fabian Ramos recently received the Sarasota Medical Alliance Foundation and Society's 2018 Community Health Advocacy Award.

06/19/2018 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial Picks President for New South County Hospital

The new president, Sharon Roush, comes from South Bay Hospital in Sun City, Florida.

06/15/2018 By Staff

New hires

HIV/AIDS Nonprofit Selects New Chief Advancement Officer

Sarasota's CAN Community Health recently hired Roger Capote, formerly of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

06/08/2018 By Staff

Deals

Office Sold for Over $1.3 Million

A Sarasota company recently purchased an 8,220-square-foot office located at 7100 S. Beneva Road, Sarasota.

06/07/2018 By Staff

Health care

Nonprofits Expand Free Mental Health Programs for Veterans

Goodwill Manasota and SRQ Vets are expanding their BRAVE program.

06/04/2018 By Staff

Health care

Study Examines Accuracy of Diagnostic Test Created By Sarasota Company

Annals of Medicine recently published results of a study that support the accuracy of a medical diagnostic test created by RPS Diagnostics.

05/31/2018 By Staff

Appointments

Philanthropic Cardiologist Joins Health Care Foundation Board

Cardiologist and medical educator Joel Morganroth, M.D., recently joined the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

05/21/2018 By Staff

Health care

American Birth Rate Hits Record Low

The number of births in America hit a 30-year-low in 2017.

05/18/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

New Program Addresses Health Care Language Barriers

The Gulfcoast South Area Health Education Center is offering training for medical interpreters.

05/17/2018 By Staff

Appointments

Nonprofit Names New Board Chair

Dean Miller was recently named chair-elect of the JFCS of the Suncoast board of directors.

05/14/2018 By Staff

Health care

Company Introduces High-Tech Opioid Dispenser

Robrady Design recently launched Pill, a "smart" drug dispenser it says could be used to combat the opioid addiction crisis.

05/09/2018 By Staff

Health care

Number of Floridians Without Health Insurance Rises

The portion of Floridians without health insurance rose by 1.4 percentage points between 2016 and 2017.

05/09/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida's Health Care System Ranked No. 48 in the Country

Florida has the fourth-worst health care system in the country, according to a new ranking published by The Commonwealth Fund.

05/07/2018 By Staff

Deals

Mental Health Provider Acquired By Jacksonville Beach Company

Sarasota's Comprehensive MedPsych Systems was recently purchased by Refresh Mental Health.

05/04/2018 By Staff

Health care

Surgeon Picked to Lead Medical Society

Deepak Nair, M.D., was recently elected president of the Sarasota County Medical Society.

05/03/2018 By Staff