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

Gentle into the Night

Tidewell Hospice Workers Help People Die Peacefully

You might think working with dying patients would be draining and depressing. Those at Tidewell Hospice say you'd be wrong.

07/29/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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

Education

State College Earns 'Healthy Business' Certification

Health Links recently designated State College of Florida as a Healthy Business Certified Leader.

07/21/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Plastic Surgeon Joins Riverchase Team

Dr. Matthew Bonanno, a board-certified plastic surgeon, recently joined the surgical team at Riverchase Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery.

07/13/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Aesthetic & Wellness Center Relocates and Expands

Dr. Inda Mowett recently relocated her business, The Aesthetic & Wellness Center, to a new 3,000-square-foot office.

06/22/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial to Build Pediatric Clinic in North Port

The Sarasota Memorial Health Care System on Monday announced plans to build a new pediatric specialty outpatient care clinic in North Port.

06/14/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Lakewood Ranch Chiropractor Earns New Certification

Dr. Jacqueline Figueroa is now acknowledged by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association as proficient in the Webster Technique.

06/07/2016 Research by staff

Real estate

Oxygen Company Leases Sarasota Space

Sarasota Oxygen and CPAP, which offers medical oxygen and respiration equipment, recently leased 3,000 square feet of Sarasota space.

06/01/2016 Research by staff

New hires

New Marketing Manager Joins Coastal Orthopedics

Allison Stewart will manage all marketing efforts, including the company’s online presence, marketing campaigns and community involvement.

04/20/2016 Research by staff

Tech

Health Care Tech Company Names New Chairman, CEO

Sarasota's Voalte announced Monday that it has appointed Adam McMullin as chairman and chief executive officer.

04/19/2016 Research by staff

Honors

Sarasota Physiatrist Recognized By National Medical Association

Dr. Lisa Merritt was recently selected to receive the 'True North Toward Health Care Equity: Clinical, Policy and Social Determinants' award.

04/18/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation President and CEO Resigns

During Alex Quarles' tenure, the foundation granted more than $63 million to Sarasota Memorial Health Care System.

04/12/2016 Research by staff

Article

13 New Medical Breakthroughs in Sarasota-Manatee

They're happening in our region every day thanks to trailblazing new procedures and technologies.

06/01/2015 By Hannah Wallace

Article

A Graph of Your Health

A Sarasota-based analyst creates a new way for doctors to view medical information.

08/28/2014 By Hannah Wallace

Article

From the Editor: Life in Sarasota Before Health Care

Perilous and short: Life before health care.

05/30/2014 By Pam Daniel

Article

What You Need to Know About the Affordable Care Act

Florida Blue's Randall Woods explains the upcoming changes in insurance and what the Affordable Care Act means for you.

10/22/2013 By Megan McDonald