Construction

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

Nonprofits

Healthcare Foundation Adds Eight to Board

The Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation recently added eight new individuals to its board of trustees for 2017-2018.

11/22/2017 By Staff

Profiles

Tri Sirena Sun Protective Clothing Keeps Triathletes Safe in the Sun

After being diagnosed with stage II melanoma at age 25, triathlete Stefani Schuetz needed to find sun-protective clothing to continue competing. So she made her own.

11/17/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Health

New Venice Fitness Center Opens

The new Planet Fitness takes up 20,000 square feet and offers cardio machines and strength equipment, specialty training equipment and more.

11/15/2017 By Staff

Get Well Here

Sarasota's Medical Tourism Sector Faces Opportunities and Challenges

Florida sees between 300,000 and 400,000 medical tourists each year—activity that generates $6 billion in medical expenditures alone.

11/15/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Health care

Local Practice Hires New Specialists in Joints and Pain Management

Drs. John Harkess and Justin Sirianni last month joined Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine and Pain Management.

11/03/2017 By Staff

Health care

Child Protection Center Therapist Earns New Licenses

Celia Marchese of the Child Protection Center is now a licensed mental health counselor and a licensed marriage and family therapist.

11/01/2017 By Staff

New hires

New Pediatrician Joins Physicians Network

Jose Tavarez, M.D., recently began accepting new patients in Lakewood Ranch,

10/31/2017 By Staff

Health care

Hospital Lab Earns Accreditation

The laboratory at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota recently earned accreditation from the College of American Pathologists.

10/30/2017 By Staff

Health care

Parkinson's Foundation Launches 'Distinguished Speaker' Series Saturday

The first featured speaker will be Dr. Jeffrey Cameron, a physiatrist at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital who specializes in Parkinson’s.

10/30/2017 By Staff

New hires

Epilepsy Nonprofit Names New CEO

The JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation recently hired Andria Bilan.

10/26/2017 By Staff

New hires

Physician Joins Osprey Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Practice

Sarah Scarselletta, M.D., recently joined Sarasota Memorial Health Care System's First Physicians Group network.

10/25/2017 By Staff

Marijuana

Clinic Begins Making Medical Marijuana Recommendations

The Sarasota wellness clinic Point Lumineux recently began evaluating patients interested in receiving medical marijuana recommendations.

10/25/2017 By Staff

Health care

Sports Medicine, Pain Management Company Holding Job Fair Saturday

The company is seeking full-time certified or registered medical assistants or licensed practical nurses.

10/25/2017 By Staff

Nonprofits

First Age-Friendly Festival Aims to Highlight Lifelong Well-Being

Attendees can enjoy 125-plus exhibits and entertainment and educational opportunities.

10/25/2017 By Staff

New hires

Audiologist Joins Local Practice

Center for Sight, which serves patients in Manatee, Sarasota and Charlotte counties, recently hired audiologist Lindsey Banks, Au.D.

10/19/2017 By Staff

Nonprofits

Nonprofit That Assists Pregnant Women Honors 'Champions' Oct. 19

The Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County, Inc. will induct its new board and hand out awards.

10/13/2017 By Staff

Health care

Englewood Hospital Named One of America's 'Best Places to Work'

Englewood Community Hospital was recently ranked No. 43 in Modern Healthcare’s list of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare.

10/10/2017 By Staff

New hires

New Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician Joins Sarasota Practice

Kathryn Gard, M.D., recently joined Sarasota Memorial Health Care System's First Physicians Group.

10/09/2017 By Staff

Media

Parkinson's Nonprofit Partners with TV Station for Educational Series

Manatee Educational Television will air the Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s series A Better Approach to Parkinson’s.

10/06/2017 By Staff