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From Top to Bottom
06.28.2012 [Campus Improvements]

Row 1: Views from the new connector bridge and 9th floor orthopedic patient rooms

Row 2: 9th floor Orthopedic Unit – nurses’ station and unit work areas

Row 3: Work continues on the Courtyard Tower’s new dual-level lobby area

Stay tuned for more updates on our Courtyard Tower, opening in the fall of 2013!


5 Tips for a Healthy Grilling Season
 
06.27.2012 | Wellness

July 4th is almost here and many of us find ourselves ready to fire up the grill! Summer barbecues and pool parties can be fat-laden affairs, but Julie Bender, RD, LD, of Sarasota Memorial’s Nutrition Counseling and Coaching Program, shares 5 tips to keep you trim and in tip-top, swimsuit shape: 1. Go “Lean & Light:” […]

Let’s Quit.
 
06.27.2012 | New Moms & Dads

Let’s quit smoking for our health and the health of our children! For many years we have known that smoking is harmful to our health, yet many of us continue to smoke! Often, once we become pregnant or become parents our motivation changes and the desire to quit is greater than the desire to smoke. […]

Service Spotlight: Women’s & Children’s – Labor & Delivery & Mother-Baby Units
 
06.25.2012 | New Moms & Dads

Hello readers! My name is Megan and I’ll be taking you on a virtual tour of Sarasota Memorial and discovering all of the fascinating treatments and services the hospital offers. Today, I sat down with Judy Cavallero,  clinical manager of labor & delivery and mother-baby units, who talked to me about the units she manages, our  physicians […]

Staff Perspectives
06.22.2012 | Campus Improvements

This week’s post features Debra Boterf, a nurse and also the business manager for Women’s & Children’s Services.  Debra, a long term Sarasota Memorial employee, shares her excitement and enthusiasm as she describes how the Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Mother/Baby Unit and Labor & Delivery Suites will be co-located in the new nine-story […]

What’s your name?
 
06.21.2012 | New Moms & Dads

Naming your baby can be one of the most stressful parts of pregnancy. It’s a huge responsibility. We want our child’s name to reflect who they will grow to be. Strong, smart, interesting… and deep down we know, no matter what, there will be someone who doesn’t like it! The good news is, you and […]

Summer Time, Summer Time
 
06.14.2012 | New Moms & Dads

As the kids run around thrilled that summer break has begun, we need to review a few common safety issues: Water safety Constant supervision is an important safety step. Have a secure fence or gate surrounding pools and spas. Adding an alarm to your pool that sounds when something is wrong in the pool area, […]

Top 100
 
06.13.2012 | Campus Improvements

  Sarasota Memorial Hospital has been named among Thomson Reuters “100 Top Hospitals” based on its superior clinical outcomes and overall operational performance. The public hospital is one of only 15 independent institutions to make the list and one of 12 to earn Thomson’s Everest Award for the best and fastest long-term improvement.  The banner […]

Service Spotlight: Women’s & Children’s – A Lesson in Lactation
 
06.08.2012 | New Moms & Dads

Hello readers! My name is Megan and I’ll be taking you on a virtual tour of Sarasota Memorial and discovering all of the fascinating treatments and services the hospital offers. Today, I sat down with Mary O’Connor, childbirth education manager and lactation consultant in our Women’s & Children’s department, about the lactation services we offer the moms […]

Hydrate with fresh COLOR!
 
06.07.2012 | Wellness

Did you know that a majority of Americans fail to hydrate well — young and old alike? Julie Bender-Sibbio, RD, LD, of Sarasota Memorial’s Nutrition Counseling & Coaching Program, tells us that drinking enough fluid can be challenging for many reasons, including lack of mindfulness; the aging process, which can lead to a weaker thirst mechanism […]

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