Sports

Bradenton Ballpark Gets New Name

The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine announced on Friday that the Pirates' Bradenton spring training and minor league ballpark will be renamed from McKechnie Field to LECOM Park.

02/13/2017 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

New hires

Health Care Foundation Names New Community Engagement Director

Sally Schule was recently named the director of community engagement for the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation.

02/09/2017 By staff

Health care

Hospice Nonprofits Form New Partnership

Pinellas County's Suncoast Hospice and Tidewell Hospice last week announced a new strategic alliance.

02/06/2017 By staff

Construction

Assisted Living Builder Preps Three New Projects

Autumn Senior Living, LLC is breaking ground on three new I-Lite Assisted Living and Memory Care communities in Florida.

02/02/2017 By staff

Made in SRQ

Made in Sarasota: Aso Bandages

Aso's east Sarasota HQ cranks out billions of wound-care products and oversees operations in the U.S., Mexico, the Philippines and Europe.

02/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Health Care

Parkinson’s Symposium Draws 800-Plus

More than 800 people attended the Neuro Challenge Foundation’s annual symposium on Parkinson’s on Saturday.

01/26/2017 By staff

Appointments

Nonprofit Living Center Adds New Board Member

Myron Robinson recently joined the Board of Trustees for the nonprofit Plymouth Harbor on Sarasota Bay.

01/23/2017 By staff

Health Care

Sports Commission, Health Care System Forge New Partnership

Visit Sarasota County earlier this month announced a new partnership between the organization's Sarasota County Sports Commission and the Sarasota Memorial Health Care System.

01/19/2017 By staff

Honors

Sarasota Franchise Ranked Among Top 500

The Sarasota-based franchise Fyzical Therapy & Balance Centers was recently ranked No. 367 in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500.

01/11/2017 By staff

Health care

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Picks Chief of Surgery

Sarasota Orthopedic Associates spine surgeon Andrew Moulton, M.D., was recently named chief of surgery at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center.

01/06/2017 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

Health Care

Sarasota Ketamine Center Opens

The Gulf Coast Ketamine Center recently opened a ketamine infusion therapy center in Sarasota.

12/20/2016 By staff

Health care

American Life Expectancy Drops Slightly

Life expectancy for Americans dropped from 78.9 years in 2014 to 78.8 in 2015, according to new numbers released by the National Center for Health Statistics.

12/09/2016 By staff

Health care

Hospital Breaks Ground on New Newtown Facility

Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Willis Smith Construction on Wednesday broke ground on the hospital's new Newtown Internal Medical Practice.

11/10/2016 Research by staff

Honors

Health Center Wins Gold Seal Award

Sarasota's Sunnyside Health and Rehabilitation Center was recently award a Governor’s Gold Seal Award, given in recognition of continued excellence in long-term health care

10/31/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Senior Living Facility Announces New Name

The senior living community Kobernick-Anchin-Benderson this week unveiled its new name, Aviva: A Campus for Senior Life.

10/28/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Cancer Pain Physician Joins Local Practice

Dr. Jose Sarria, a board-certified pain medicine and palliative care physician and a specialist in cancer pain, recently joined Ramos Center for Interventional & Functional Pain Medicine.

10/27/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Second Health Innovation Week Coming Soon

The second annual Health Innovation Week, organized by the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County and the Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation, is set for Nov. 7-11.

10/25/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Pediatric Practice Joins Federal Initiative

Sarasota's Weiss Pediatric Care was recently picked to participate in a new national initiative launched by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

10/25/2016 Research by staff