SMH Physician Honored for Performing 2,000th Robotic Surgery Procedure

Dr. Robert Carey, a urologist, is one of the founders of the robotic surgery program at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

02/23/2021 By Staff


Healthcare Foundation Awards More Than $728,000 in Grants

The funds will be used to help purchase equipment for cardiovascular services and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

02/10/2021 By Staff

Hometown Heroes

Sarasota Memorial Front-Line Workers Invited to Super Bowl LV

The 5 Waldemere Tower patient care team team works on one of the hospital's busiest COVID-19 units. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell surprised them with the news.

01/22/2021 By Staff

Your Health Questions Answered

How Does the Covid-19 Vaccine Work?

The vaccine does not use a live virus, like other vaccines, but instead relies on messenger RNA to help the body prevent infection.

01/13/2021 By Allison Forsyth


SMH to Host Special Covid-19 Vaccination Event for People 65 and Older this Weekend

The hospital is using its own supply of the Moderna vaccine to inoculate at least 3,000 people 65 and older on Saturday, Jan. 9, and Sunday, Jan. 10

01/06/2021 By Megan McDonald

Health care

Hospital Foundation Adds Two New Board Members

Gary Dornbush and Sandi Stuart recently joined the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation board.

12/17/2020 By Staff

Health care

Four Local Hospitals Earn 'A' Grades for Safety

Two received "B" grades and one received a "C."

12/14/2020 By staff


Healthcare Foundation Awards More Than $700,000 in Grants

The funds will be used to help enhance patient outcomes and physician satisfaction, and provide resources to under-served members of the community.

11/24/2020 By Staff

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 care

Hospital Partners With Software Company for Diabetes Care

The eGlycemic Management System will be implemented at Sarasota Memorial Hospital this year.

11/19/2020 By Staff


Sarasota Memorial Hospital Celebrates 95th Anniversary

The hospital opened its doors in the fall of 1925.

11/02/2020 By Staff


Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation Receives $100,000 Gift

The donation comes from Eliza Perlmutter Culverhouse in support of the hospital's emergency care center.

10/26/2020 By Staff


Reminder: Keep Up With Your Mammograms

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Don't let Covid-19 prevent you from scheduling your test.

10/26/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Fast Track

Sarasota Memorial Hospital Installs New Physician Leaders

Dr. Jack Wazen has been named chief of staff for a one-year term.

10/22/2020 By Staff

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

New Data Shows Progress in the Effort to Help Babies Born Addicted to Opiates

Sarasota Memorial Hospital has changed how it treats babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome, and the results so far look promising.

10/19/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Health News

SMH Celebrates Oncology Tower Construction Milestone

Slated to open in the fall of 2021, the tower is the cornerstone of Sarasota Memorial’s Brian D. Jellison Cancer Institute.

10/16/2020 By Staff


Sarasota Memorial Named One of World’s ‘Most Wired’ Hospitals

SMH is one of only five hospitals in the Tampa Bay area to make the “most wired” list for 2020.

10/09/2020 By Staff


Sarasota Memorial Hospital Cancer Institute Receives $25 Million Gift

The gift, from the Brian and Sheila Jellison Family Foundation, is the largest in Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation’s history.

10/01/2020 By Staff


Sarasota Memorial Hospital Cardiac Unit Earns National Award for Excellence

The honor singles out units that successfully improve patient outcomes and align practices with healthy work environment standards.

08/27/2020 By Staff

Health News

SMH Named a 'Standout' Hospital by U.S. News & World Report

The hospital was also recognized for its high performance in caring for Medicare patients.

07/28/2020 By Staff