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

Philanthropy

Foundation Approves More than $3.3 Million in Health Care Grants

Nine of the grants were awarded to Sarasota Memorial Health Care System and one was made to Good Samaritan Pharmacy & Health Services.

06/22/2018 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial Picks President for New South County Hospital

The new president, Sharon Roush, comes from South Bay Hospital in Sun City, Florida.

06/15/2018 By Staff

Health care

New Leader in Behavioral Health Appointed

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System recently named Terry Cassidy executive director of the Bayside Center for Behavioral Health.

04/27/2018 By Staff

Data

Hospital Named One of the World's Top Workplaces

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System recently became one of just 39 organizations to win Gallup’s global Great Workplace Award.

04/24/2018 By Staff

Health care

New Emergency Medicine Residency Program Approved

The program is intended to draw recently graduated medical students to complete their specialty emergency training in Sarasota.

04/09/2018 By Staff

New hires

Health Care Foundation Adds New Director of Development

The Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation recently hired Craig Moran.

04/02/2018 By Staff

Medical Marvel

SMH Earns National Accreditation from Commission on Cancer

The hospital has held the accreditation since 1988.

03/22/2018 By Staff

New hires

Hospital Names New Rehab Medical Director

The Sarasota Memorial Health Care System recently hired Aurora Wong, M.D.

03/05/2018 By Staff

Health care

Hospital Picks Design and Construction Team for New Cancer Facilities

The Sarasota County Public Hospital Board on Monday selected Flad Architects, Brasfield & Gorrie, CPPI and Willis Smith Construction to work on the project.

02/22/2018 By Staff

Health care

Thoracic Surgeon Joins Physicians Network

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System recently hired Dr. Paul Chomiak, M.D.

01/23/2018 By Staff

Health care

Gynecologic Oncologist Joins Physicians Network

Richard Boothby, M.D., recently joined Sarasota Memorial Health Care System's First Physician Group.

01/04/2018 By staff

Health care

Physicians' Network Adds Two Surgeons

John Nora, M.D., and Russell Novak, M.D., recently joined First Physicians Group.

12/07/2017 By staff

New hires

New Pediatrician Joins Physicians Network

Jose Tavarez, M.D., recently began accepting new patients in Lakewood Ranch,

10/31/2017 By staff

New hires

Physician Joins Osprey Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Practice

Sarah Scarselletta, M.D., recently joined Sarasota Memorial Health Care System's First Physicians Group network.

10/25/2017 By staff

New hires

New Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician Joins Sarasota Practice

Kathryn Gard, M.D., recently joined Sarasota Memorial Health Care System's First Physicians Group.

10/09/2017 By staff

New hires

Internal Medicine Specialist Joins Physicians Network

Internal medicine specialist Jeffrey Humbarger, M.D., recently joined Sarasota Memorial Health Care System's First Physicians Group.

09/29/2017 By staff