Health News

Hospitals Receive Fall 2019 Leapfrog Safety Grades

Three local hospitals received an 'A' grade.

11/07/2019 By Staff

Health News

Sarasota Memorial Hospital Honors Physicians, Installs New Staff Leaders

Ronald White, M.D., was awarded the health system’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award, and Chippy Nalluri, M.D., was named 2019 Physician of the Year.

10/28/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation Receives $800,000 Donation

The funds come from the Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust.

09/16/2019 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Memorial Earns 'Age-Friendly' Recognition

SMH is the only hospital in the region, and one of a handful in Florida, with "age-friendly" status.

09/04/2019 By Staff

Health

Sarasota Memorial Makes List of 57 'Standout' Hospitals

The results earned SMH the No. 1 “Best Regional Hospital” ranking in the Sarasota-Bradenton-North Port metropolitan area.

07/30/2019 Photography by Staff

Appointments

Sarasota County Public Hospital Board Appoints Britt Riner to Vacant Seat

The open seat on the governing board was vacated in April by Susan Tucker, who stepped down to complete medical school.

06/20/2019 By Staff

Healthcare

City Gives Green Light to Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Venice Development Plans

The hospital will offer a full array of medical and surgical care.

06/12/2019 Photography by Staff

Groundbreaking

Sarasota Memorial Breaks Ground on New Cancer Tower

The tower will have nine new operating rooms; two upper floors with 56 private suites dedicated for hospitalized cancer patients; and an array of support services.

04/16/2019 By Staff

Healthcare

Sarasota Memorial Named to Newsweek List of World's Best Hospitals

SMH was one of six Florida hospitals to make the inaugural list, which spotlights 1,000 hospitals across 11 countries.

04/15/2019 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

Groundbreaking

Sarasota Memorial Will Break Ground on New Venice Hospital on April 4

The new facility is projected to open in the fall of 2021.

04/01/2019 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

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

Health care

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

Health care

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

Health care

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