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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

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Sarasota Surgeon Tops in Florida for Hip and Knee Surgeries

Dr. Edward Stolarski performs more overall hip and knee surgeries than any other physician in Florida, according to a new analysis of Medicare claims.

02/09/2018 By Staff

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Sarasota Memorial to Develop Comprehensive Cancer Treatment Program

Plans include building a new cancer tower on Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s main campus and an outpatient radiation treatment center on its University Parkway campus.

01/17/2018 By staff

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Two Local Hospitals Receive Top Rating From Federal Government

Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Doctors Hospital of Sarasota both recently received top five-star ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

12/22/2017 By staff

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Hospital Nursing Leaders Win Statewide Prizes

Two nursing leaders at Sarasota Memorial Hospital recently won top prizes at the Florida Organization of Nurse Executives Excellence Awards.

12/06/2017 By staff


Hospital Board Picks Architect, Builder for New $225 Million Venice Hospital

The Sarasota County Public Hospital Board recently voted to work with Flad Architects and Gilbane Building Company.

11/22/2017 By staff

Hurricane Babies

What it Was Like to Work the Mother-Baby Unit During the Hurricane

While Hurricane Irma raged outside, more than 20 women were giving birth at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

09/15/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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Sarasota Memorial Hospital Ranked as One of Florida's Best

Sarasota Memorial Hospital is the eighth best hospital in the state of Florida, according to a new ranking published by U.S. News & World Report.

08/08/2017 By staff


Hospital Recognized for Use of Technology

Sarasota Memorial Hospital was recently ranked among America’s “Most Wired” hospitals by the American Hospital Association.

07/11/2017 By staff

Kick Pain to the Curb

Sarasota Memorial Debuts New Back Pain Procedure

The Superion is a small titanium spacer that is inserted between compressed vertebrae in the spine of the patient through a small incision in the lower back.

06/13/2017 By Katherine Flanders

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Hospital Recognized for Hip and Knee Replacement Excellence

Sarasota Memorial Hospital was recently named a Center of Excellence for hip and knee replacement by DNV GL Healthcare.

06/01/2017 By staff


Hospital Launches New Geomagnetic Way-Finding App

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System this week became the first hospital in the United States to offer an indoor way-finding app that uses geomagnetic positioning technology.

05/19/2017 By staff

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Family Physician Joins North Port Office

Dr. George Toth recently joined the North Port office of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System's First Physicians Group.

05/03/2017 By staff

New hires

New OB/GYN Joins Health Care Network

Dr. Julianne Kenton-Haney last week joined Sarasota Memorial Health Care System's First Physicians Group network.

05/01/2017 By staff


Quadruplets Born at Sarasota Memorial Hospital are Thriving

The Corcoran quads were conceived naturally, which happens about once in every 800,000 births.

04/21/2017 By Megan McDonald

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Sarasota Memorial Hospital Gets an 'A' for Patient Safety

Sarasota Memorial Hospital on Wednesday received an "A" for patient safety from the nonprofit Leapfrog, which ranked the hospital as one of the safest in America.

04/12/2017 By staff

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Sports Commission, Health Care System Forge New Partnership

Visit Sarasota County earlier this month announced a new partnership between the organization's Sarasota County Sports Commission and the Sarasota Memorial Health Care System.

01/19/2017 By staff

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Hospital Breaks Ground on New Newtown Facility

Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Willis Smith Construction on Wednesday broke ground on the hospital's new Newtown Internal Medical Practice.

11/10/2016 Research by staff


What Do Working Women Really Want?

Eight high-powered women put down their smartphones and pair up for candid conversations.

10/20/2016 By Susan Burns and Sylvia Whitman Photography by Matt Holler

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Forum Dedicated to Mental Health Issues

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System and the National Alliance on Mental Illness are partnering to host a free community forum on mental illness on Sept. 23.

08/22/2016 Research by staff