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Media Notice: All media representatives and photographers must be escorted by a member of our Media Relations team while on campus. Please contact Kim Savage [kim-savage@smh.com] to arrange onsite interviews or video/photo shoots of patients, staff and healthcare providers in our facilities. For non-media inquiries, please call (941) 917-7777.

SMH-Cigna Reach Negotiation Impasse, Extend Contract Final Time

SMH-Cigna Reach Negotiation Impasse, Extend Contract Final Time

Because Sarasota Memorial's contract with Cigna was scheduled to expire Dec. 31, 2019, we agreed to extend the contract one final time, through April 30, 2020. This last extension will help avoid any disruption in our patients’ care over the holidays and will give people time to plan for SMH and FPG no longer being a part of Cigna’s network — including considering other plans if available.

Friday, December 20, 2019
SMH Nationally Recognized for Elder Trauma Care

SMH Nationally Recognized for Elder Trauma Care

Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s trauma team was recently honored for overall excellence in caring for seriously injured patients, and specifically for preventing life-threatening complications among elderly trauma patients. 

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
FSU & SMH Launch New Palliative Care Fellowship

FSU & SMH Launch New Palliative Care Fellowship

Sarasota Memorial is excited to be partnering with the Florida State University College of Medicine to offer the area’s first Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship. It is one of 13 approved sites in Florida where board-certified physicians can acquire advanced training to address the many medical and pyscho-social issues that accompany serious illness or end-of-life care. 

Monday, November 25, 2019
Hospital Board Installs 2019-2020 Officers

Hospital Board Installs 2019-2020 Officers

The governing body of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, the Sarasota County Public Hospital Board installed its 2019-2020 slate of officers on Monday and announced William “Bill” Noonan as the new chairman of the board.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Radiation Oncology Center Built Around 'Hope'

Radiation Oncology Center Built Around 'Hope'

“Hope” was the enduring message at the “Sign the Wall” event on the construction site of the Sarasota Memorial Radiation Oncology Center. Event guests — more than 60 local cancer patients, physicians, hospital leadership and staff, oncology team members, project contractors and other community members — inscribed their own messages of hope on the walls of what will be the center’s radiation vault. 

Friday, November 8, 2019
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