Brain Health

Lakewood Ranch Brain Health Initiative Exceeds $1.6 Million in Funding

Planning for Phase 2 of the project begins this month.

11/13/2019 By Staff

Health News

Hospitals Receive Fall 2019 Leapfrog Safety Grades

Three local hospitals received an 'A' grade.

11/07/2019 By Staff

Health Report

Groundbreaking Prostate Cancer Trial Taking Place in Sarasota

The treatment, called immunotherapy modulation, involves the injection of a modified cold virus—containing a single gene from the herpes virus—directly into the prostate.

11/07/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Fast Track

Coastal Orthopedics Adds Two New Physicians

Dr. Patrick Denmarkarian is an orthopedic spine surgeon and Dr. R. Stephen Otte is a shoulder, elbow and sports medicine specialist.

11/06/2019 By Staff

Healthcare

New Medicare Nursing Home Ratings Released

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released its latest rankings.

10/29/2019 By Hannah Wallace

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

Health Report

New Robot Aids in Knee Replacements

Using 3D imaging and real-time intraoperative data, ROSA allows for improved accuracy and alignment, reducing the number of failed knee replacements.

10/25/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Health News

Sarasota Police Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

The public can bring pills for disposal to the lobby of the Sarasota Police Department or Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market Pharmacy.

10/18/2019 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Dermatologist Named 2019 Surgeon of the Year

Dr. J Morgan O'Donoghue was honored by the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons.

10/16/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Commits $316,000 to Brain Health Initiative

Together with Lakewood Ranch, the goal is to create a multi-disciplinary community of scientists and clinicians who will work with residents of the Lakewood Ranch community to uncover the factors that affect brain health and performance.

10/08/2019 By Staff

Treating the Uninsured

Manatee County's Remote Area Medical Clinic Treats Patients Facing Health Disasters

Longtime Bradenton physician Dr. Richard Conard brought RAM to Manatee County in 2015.

10/07/2019 By Ilene Denton

Fast Track

Gastroenterologist Joins Lakewood Ranch Practice

Dr. Avantika Mishra graduated from Johns Hopkins University and completed her medical degree at Rutgers Medical School.

10/04/2019 By Staff

Health

Melissa Gilbert to Headline Tidewell Hospice Luncheon

Gilbert is a longtime children's hospice advocate.

10/03/2019 By Staff

Media

Sarasota Memorial Hospital Introduces New Podcast

Episodes will be released twice a month and feature interviews with SMH experts covering a wide range of topics.

09/30/2019 By Staff

Partnerships

Goodwill, SunCoast Blood Bank Launch New Partnership

The partners will hold at least one event each month, including at Streets of Paradise in October and FCCI Insurance Group in November.

09/25/2019 By Staff

Health News

DOH-Sarasota Will Host Teen Health Fair

The event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Ringling College of Art and Design's Goldstein Library.

09/19/2019 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

Health News

Bradenton's Remote Area Medical Free Clinic Seeks Volunteers

Organizers say they "desperately need" dental and eye care professionals.

09/09/2019 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