Health care

Medical Center Works to Promote Organ, Eye and Tissue Donations

Since April 2019, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center has added 151 donors to local registries.

12/15/2020 By Staff

Health News

Freestanding Emergency Department in Sarasota County Now Open

The full-service emergency department will provide emergency care 24 hours a day by a board-certified physician, seven days a week.

12/10/2020 By Staff

Health News

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center to Open New Freestanding Emergency Department Dec. 1

The full-service emergency department will provide emergency care 24-hours a day by a board-certified physician.

11/06/2020 By Staff

Health News

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Hiring Nurses for New Fruitville Road Emergency Department

The freestanding emergency department will open on Dec. 1, 2020.

10/19/2020 By Staff

Awards

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Recognized for Excellence in Stroke Care

The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment.

08/26/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Names New Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining LWRMC, Diego Perilla was associate administrator at Wellington Regional Medical Center.

08/19/2020 By Staff

Health News

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Named a 'Best Maternity Hospital'

The list—compiled by Newsweek in partnership with Leapfrog—includes 231 hospitals across 36 states.

07/27/2020 By Staff

Awards

Lakewood Ranch Wound Center Recognized with National Award

The Center of Distinction award recognizes medical centers that achieve outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months.

06/17/2020 By Staff

Development

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center to Renovate Women’s Center

The center is expected to be completed in early 2021.

06/10/2020 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

Federal Government Releases Report Card for Nation's Hospitals

Here's how our area hospitals ranked.

01/30/2020 By Staff

Health News

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center to Host Health and Wellness Expo

The "New Year, New You"-themed event will be held on Jan. 4, 2020, at The Mall at University Town Center.

12/02/2019 By Staff

Health News

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Introduces da Vinci Xi Surgical System

The system was designed with the goal of further advancing the technology used in minimally invasive surgery.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Health News

Hospitals Receive Fall 2019 Leapfrog Safety Grades

Three local hospitals received an 'A' grade.

11/07/2019 By Staff

Sunday service

Lakewood Ranch Farmers' Market Moves to Sundays, Starting This Week

The Market at Lakewood Ranch will run 10 a.m.-2 p.m. every Sunday from November through April.

10/28/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Awards

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Receives Mission: Lifeline Gold Achievement Award

LWRMC earned the award by meeting specific criteria and standards of performance for quick and appropriate treatment of heart attack patients.

07/31/2019 By Staff

Grand Opening

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Will Host Grand Opening Celebration, Ribbon Cutting

The event celebrates the completion of LWRMC's $28.5 million expansion project.

06/18/2019 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

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