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

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

Back from the Brink

Stroke Care Has a New, Game-Changing Procedure

SMH is treating major, life-threatening strokes with a minimally invasive technique called thrombectomy.

02/04/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Health care

Gala Raises $1.2 Million for Cardiac Care

Seven hundred guests attended the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation fundraiser earlier this month.

01/25/2019 By Staff

Health care

Hospital Acquires New Robot to Treat Lung Cancer Patients

The robot includes a flexible endoscope that doctors use to navigate and search delicate, distant branches of the lung.

12/26/2018 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

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Hospital Hands Out Lifetime Achievement, Physician of the Year Awards

Sarasota Memorial Hospital recently honored nephrologist Domenick Cover, M.D., and emergency medicine specialist Reuben Holland, M.D.

11/01/2018 By Staff

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Hospital Looking to Hire as Part of First 1,000 Days Initiative

The First 1,000 Days patient navigator pilot program is intended to help new mothers and families connect with community resources.

10/30/2018 By Staff

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Hospital Performs Record Number of Heart Surgeries

Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s heart team performed its 1,000th surgery of the year last month.

10/16/2018 By Staff

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Hospital Recognizes Foot and Ankle Surgeon

West Coast Podiatry Center's Robert Goecker was recently given Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s Physician EXCEL Award.

09/26/2018 By Staff

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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

Female Factor

Kelly Romanoff Wants to Help Babies Thrive During Their First 1,000 Days

A child's first two years are crucial to his or her development. First 1000 Days Sarasota County wants to help make them the healthiest they can be.

06/27/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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

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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

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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

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Surgeon Picked to Lead Medical Society

Deepak Nair, M.D., was recently elected president of the Sarasota County Medical Society.

05/03/2018 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

"I'm Ready"

Sarasota Memorial's Nurse Residency Program Aims to Halt a Nursing Crisis

Florida may face an overall shortage of R.N.s as soon as 2025.

04/17/2018 By Hannah Wallace

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