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

Health News

SMH Opens New Digestive Health Center, Expands Gastroenterology Practice

The new outpatient facility offers early detection and specialized treatments for digestive disorders and gastrointestinal cancers.

10/14/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

SMH Nurse Named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

Jean Lucas is the chief nursing officer at Sarasota Memorial Hospital's new Venice hospital, scheduled to open in fall 2021.

08/25/2020 By Staff

Mental Health

SMH Hospital Board Approves Funding for New Behavioral Health Pavilion

The $65 million pavilion is scheduled to be completed in October 2023.

08/18/2020 By Staff

Health News

Sarasota Memorial Radiation Oncology Center Opens Aug. 3

The opening of the $27 million center also marks the completion of the first phase of SMH's Cancer Institute.

07/22/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Hospital Board Appoints New Member

Sarah Lodge currently serves as associate vice president for RBC Wealth Management in Sarasota.

05/21/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Hospital Appoints Breast Program Director for New Cancer Institute

Dr. Russell Novak has practiced in Sarasota since 1986 and held multiple leadership positions at Sarasota Memorial, including as past chief of surgery.

02/19/2020 By Staff

Health News

FSU, SMH Launch New Hospice, Palliative Care Fellowship

It is one of only 13 approved sites in Florida.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Health Report

New Robot Aids in Knee Replacements

Using 3D imaging and real-time intraoperative data, ROSA allows for improved accuracy and alignment, reducing the number of failed knee replacements.

10/25/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Health

First Physicians Group Announces New Lakewood Ranch Facility

A grand opening event and ribbon cutting is slated for Friday, July 12.

07/09/2019 By Staff

Groundbreaking

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System Breaks Ground on Venice Hospital

The new four-story, 350,000-square-foot hospital will be built on the corner of Laurel and Pinebrook roads near Interstate-75.

04/08/2019 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial Ranked Among Nation's Top 100 Hospitals

The top 100 hospitals were chosen from 2,752 hospitals across the country.

03/05/2019 By Staff

Health care

Hospital Nonprofit Names New Development Director

The Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation recently hired Barbara Evans.

02/12/2019 By Staff

Health care

Hospital Breaks Ground on New Radiation Oncology Center

The Sarasota Memorial Health Care System center is expected to open next summer and will offer advanced radiation therapy and treatment.

01/23/2019 By Staff

Health care

Grant Will Fund Cancer Patient Navigation Program

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently awarded a $680,540 grant to the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation.

12/18/2018 By Staff

Health care

Local Nursing Homes Named to Magazine's List of the Nation's Best

Four area nursing homes were recently named to U.S. News & World Report's list of best nursing homes.

10/31/2018 By Staff

Health care

Scholarships Awarded to Strengthen Nursing Workforce

The Suncoast Nursing Action Coalition estimates that our region will face a shortage of nurses as soon as 2025.

08/21/2018 By Staff

Local Hero

New Portrait Honors Groundbreaking African-American Physician

Guests gathered at Sarasota Memorial’s Internal Medicine Practice in Newtown on Wednesday to pay tribute to the late John Chenault, M.D.

08/16/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Health care

Hospital Emergency Department Recognized By Nurses Association

Sarasota Memorial Hospital's Emergency Care Center recently won a Lantern Award from the Emergency Nurses Association.

07/18/2018 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