Sarasota Memorial Hospital has been recognized among the world’s “Most Wired” hospitals in 2021. Of 2,286 acute-care facilities participating nationwide, SMH was among the 5 Florida hospitals and fewer than 100 to achieve the highest certification.
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
As Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia progresses, communication becomes more and more challenging. What can caregivers do to improve communication and be more understanding of the dementia experience? Sarasota Memorial Geriatrics Program Coordinator Tanya Hofmann offers guidance.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
As Sarasota Memorial continues its evolution into a regional health system with multiple campuses and facilities, we are pleased to announce that Critical Care Pulmonologist Joseph Seaman, MD, and Obstetrician-gynecologist Kyle Garner, MD, have been named associate chief medical officers for the SMH-Sarasota and SMH-Venice campuses, respectively.
Monday, October 4, 2021
Did you know that 10% of all U.S. patients report having a past allergic reaction to penicillins? Yet, less than 1% of Americans truly are allergic to penicillins. Pharmacist Alessandra Diioia explains why it's important to have a suspected penicillin allergy properly diagnosed.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Flu season is just around the corner, renewing concerns about a possible flu-COVID "twindemic." Vaccination offers the best protection from both viruses, but is it safe to get the flu shot and the COVID-19 vaccine? How can we tell the difference between flu and COVID-19 symptoms? Infectious Disease expert Manuel Gordillo, MD, addresses concerns about seasonal flu, COVID-19 and vaccinations in this Ask An Expert post.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021