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Medical Director Steve Newman steps down

Medical Director Steve Newman steps down

The Medical Director for Longboat Key and all of Sarasota County, Dr. Steve Newman, retired this week.

November 11, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota Memorial opens Urgent Care on St. Armands

Sarasota Memorial opens Urgent Care on St. Armands

Sarasota Memorial expects to see 10,000 visitors at the location in its first year.

October 24, 2016 | Posted in Key Health, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota social scene kicks off with a ‘Cure’

Sarasota social scene kicks off with a ‘Cure’

Saks Fifth Avenue hosts ‘Key to the Cure’ at new mall.

September 6, 2014 | Posted in Business, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Down but not out

Down but not out

I do these short essays hoping that my experience might help others.

August 31, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Inside Sarasota Memorial’s expansion

Inside Sarasota Memorial’s expansion

‘This is a tribute of how the whole community loves and cares for each other.’

September 23, 2013 | Posted in Business, Key Health, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota Memorial Hospital opens new tower

Sarasota Memorial Hospital opens new tower

Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s $250 million improvement project will be finished this week, as the hospital begins moving the first of several medical units into its new Courtyard Tower. The nine-story structure will replace 220 beds and operations that, in some cases, date to the early 1950s. In their place, the hospital has installed state-of-the art […]

September 9, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

So you thought all doctors are the same…

So you thought all doctors are the same…

What is the difference between the Doctor and God? The answer is – God does not think that He is a Doctor.

February 7, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Sarasota Hospital District operating at a $4.2 million loss

Sarasota Hospital District operating at a $4.2 million loss

The Sarasota County Public Hospital District listed a $4.2 million operating loss for the first through third quarter ending June 30. The district, which includes Sarasota Memorial Hospital, had $5.9 million in operating income last year during the same period. In the quarter that ended June 30, the operating loss was a total of $532,525, […]

July 28, 2012 | Posted in Major Headlines, News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota Memorial employee uses dead patient’s identity

Sarasota Memorial employee uses dead patient’s identity

Hours after a man passed away in the emergency room of Sarasota Memorial Hospital, police detectives stated that his identity was stolen by an emergency room patient registration employee. The Sarasota Police Department reports that Margaret Nunn, 53, admitted to writing down the deceased man’s credit card numbers and driver’s license information and then used […]

July 28, 2012 | Posted in In the news, News Shorts, On Patrol | Read More »

SMH ranks #1 in region for Overall Quality, Care

SMH ranks #1 in region for Overall Quality, Care

arasota Memorial Hospital is the only local hospital on U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 “Best Hospitals” list, ranked #1 for overall care in the Sarasota-Venice-North Port region, earned a spot on Florida’s top 10 hospitals list and ranked #47 for excellence in gynecological care.

July 20, 2012 | Posted in In the news, News Shorts | Read More »