Health News

Sarasota Memorial Is Building a New Hospital in North Port

The new campus will be constructed on a 32-acre undeveloped site in the 4900 block of Sumter Boulevard, near I-75.

08/10/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Fast Track

DeSantis Appoints Parrish Woman to Board of Nursing

Jody Rain is director of the emergency department at Manatee Memorial Hospital.

06/01/2021 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial CEO Named Chair of State Board for Safety Net Hospitals

The Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida represents 14 safety net health care systems around the state.

11/23/2020 By Staff

Helping Hand

'Feed A Healthcare Hero!' Program Donates Meals to Local Hospital Workers

Michael Saunders realtor Brian Loebker has initiated a program that delivers meals to healthcare workers and supports local restaurants.

04/23/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

Hospitals Receive Fall 2019 Leapfrog Safety Grades

Three local hospitals received an 'A' grade.

11/07/2019 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial Receives Top Rating From Federal Government

The hospital was the only facility in the region to earn five stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

03/14/2019 By Staff

Health care

Local Hospitals Earn 'A,' 'B' and 'C' Grades for Patient Safety

To award the grades, the nonprofit Leapfrog Group analyzed errors, accidents, injuries and infections at all American hospitals.

11/12/2018 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

Sarasota Memorial Moving Ahead with Plans for Venice Hospital

A judge on Tuesday recommended that Sarasota Memorial Hospital be allowed to open a new hospital in Venice.

05/09/2018 By Staff

Health care

Nonprofit Grades Hospitals on Patient Safety

Three local hospitals received "A" grades, two received "C" grades and one received a "B."

04/26/2018 By Staff

Health care

Hospital Board Adds Three New Members

Mireya Eavey, Dr. Michael Jaquith and Alexandra Johnston recently joined the Doctors Hospital of Sarasota Board of Trustees.

03/02/2018 By Staff

Health care

Two Local Hospitals Receive Top Rating From Federal Government

Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Doctors Hospital of Sarasota both recently received top five-star ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

12/22/2017 By staff

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

Sarasota Health News: January 2014

The latest Sarasota health news, including the power of plant-based diets, skincare tips and the latest on National Blood Donor Month.

01/06/2014 By Hannah Wallace

Article

Party Girl Veronica Pastore Meets Real-Live Angels at All Children’s Hospital Miracle Ball

Veronica Pastore encounters a host of angels at the Miracle Ball.

01/02/2014 By Veronica Pastore

Article

Vintage Sarasota: Sarasota Hospital

This week: Sarasota Hospital, circa 1925.

06/19/2013 By Chelsey Lucas