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News Release Archive
SMH Stroke Program Nationally Certified
Sarasota Memorial has earned Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV Healthcare, one of the leading accrediting organizations in the nation.
Sarasota Memorial Celebrates National Nurses Week May 6-12.
Health system will host a weeklong slate of activities to recognize the care and commitment of its 1,400 nurses.
State Approves SMH Trauma Center
To earn the Level II designation, Sarasota Memorial assembled a team of highly specialized trauma surgeons, emergency physicians, subspecialists, trauma and intensive care nurses and rehabilitation specialists who stand ready 24/7 to provide immediate life-saving care.
SMH Named 2015 Gallup Great Workplace Award Winner
Local hospital among 40 organizations worldwide lauded for highly engaged workforce
Florida State and Sarasota Memorial Announce Physician Training Program
The Florida State University College of Medicine and Sarasota Memorial Health Care System today unveiled plans to create an internal medicine residency program in Sarasota.
Understand & Manage Your Breast Cancer Risk - Free Lecture
Many risk factors are linked to breast cancer. Two of the most common are beyond your control: being a woman and aging. Other factors are more manageable, like your weight, overall fitness, and lifestyle behaviors.
SMH’s 5-Star Nursing Home ranks among US News' “Best Nursing Homes”
Sarasota Memorial has been repeatedly recognized among the nation’s 50 best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Now, the community owned health system is being lauded for its skilled nursing and rehab center.
Studies suggest health benefits of sunshine may outweigh risks of skin cancer
Can the secret to good heart health and a longer life be as simple as spending more time in the sun?
Sarasota County Public Hospital Board Appoints Tramm Hudson to Vacant At-Large Seat
The Sarasota County Public Hospital Board appointed Tramm Hudson to the governing board’s At-Large Seat 2.
SMH Moves Forward with Residency Program
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is moving ahead with plans to develop an Internal Medicine Residency Program for newly graduated doctors.
Hospital Board Approves SMH Trauma Center Bid
The Sarasota County Public Hospital Board voted today to support Sarasota Memorial Health Care System’s bid to become a Level II Trauma Center.
Realistic Targets May Boost Exercise Rates, Experts Say
People who are sedentary should focus on small increases in their activity level and not dwell on public health recommendations on exercise, according to new research.
Superbug-Slaying Robot TRU-D Arrives at SMH
5-foot-5 UV robot scans and disinfects rooms used to care for patients.
More Evidence That Healthy Living Works Wonders for Women's Hearts
Women can dramatically lower their likelihood of heart disease prior to old age by following healthy living guidelines, according to a large, long-term study.
Region's Largest Annual Parkinson's Symposium to be Held in Sarasota
An interactive venue for people who work with or are affected by Parkinson's.
Nearly Half of Older Adults With Asthma, COPD Still Smoke: CDC
Close to half of U.S. adults over 40 who have trouble breathing due to asthma or COPD still continue to smoke, federal health officials reported Wednesday.
SMH Hires New Chief Operating Officer
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System has hired Lorrie Liang, a senior healthcare executive from Maryland, as its new COO.
Employing Art Therapy
Art therapy uses creative means to help express emotions and deal with mental and physical challenges.
SMH Welcomes Sarasota’s First New Year’s Baby
Sarasota Memorial Hospital welcomed New Year's baby Logan Alexander Arone into the world at 2:36 am on January 1st