Welcome to Sarasota Memorial's News & Information center. We welcome inquiries from journalists. For assistance, please contact Kim Savage at (941) 917-6271 or via email kim-savage@smh.com

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Sarasota Memorial, BCBS Reach Contract Agreement

Sarasota Memorial, BCBS Reach Contract Agreement

Sarasota Memorial has reached a final agreement with Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) on a new, three-year contract that will go into effect April 1, 2018. The new contract guarantees that there will be no disruption to patient care as the hospital, its urgent care centers and First Physicians Group will remain in-network for BCBS members.
Friday, March 30, 2018
SMH Cancer Institute Earns National Re-accreditation

SMH Cancer Institute Earns National Re-accreditation

The Commission on Cancer has again granted national accreditation to Sarasota Memorial Health Care System’s expanding comprehensive cancer program. Among the top cancer programs in the nation, Sarasota Memorial has maintained continuous CoC accreditation since 1988.
Thursday, March 22, 2018
SRQ Airport, SMH Open Lactation Suites for Travelers, Airport Staff

SRQ Airport, SMH Open Lactation Suites for Travelers, Airport Staff

Sarasota Memorial and Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport opened two lactation suites at the airport to provide nursing mothers with a private, clean, comfortable space for breastfeeding or pumping. The self-contained, mobile pods have comfortable benches, a fold-down table, an electrical outlet for plugging in a breast pump, and a door that can be locked for privacy. 

Friday, March 16, 2018
SMH Appoints Neuro-Rehab, Brain Injury Specialist as Rehab Medical Director

SMH Appoints Neuro-Rehab, Brain Injury Specialist as Rehab Medical Director

Sarasota Memorial appointed a new physical medicine, rehabilitation and brain injury specialist to guide rehabilitative care throughout the health system’s inpatient and outpatient network.
Monday, March 05, 2018
SMH Cardiac Surgeons Earn Highest STS Ratings for Quality Care, Outcomes

SMH Cardiac Surgeons Earn Highest STS Ratings for Quality Care, Outcomes

Sarasota Memorial is one of only three cardiac programs in the US and Canada that earned the highest 3-Star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons for patient care and outcomes in all five adult cardiac surgery procedures measured in the latest STS analysis.
Monday, February 26, 2018
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