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A sweet start to Black History Month
01.31.2014 [SMH Extra]

bhm2014cakeKicking off Sarasota Memorial’s celebration of Black History Month with cake in Windows Cafe are, from left, Tatyana Oboimova of Food & Nutrition Services, Black History Month Committee Chairwoman Deborah Warren of Supply Chain Management, and Gwen Williams of Food & Nutrition. Sarasota Memorial has a variety of activities planned throughout the month of February, including the induction of several outstanding employees into the hospital’s Black History Month Hall of Fame.

01.27.2014 | New Moms & Dads

It is very common for babies have a period of fussiness that often happens between 6pm and midnight. The same time we are getting tired and trying to get the rest of the family fed and to bed. This fussy baby time can feel like torture, but doesn’t usually last too long. Often peaking around […]

Longtime OB-GYN honored for years of service
01.24.2014 | SMH Extra

About 200 Sarasota Memorial physicians, staff, former patients, family members and friends recently attended a special gathering to wish retiring physician John Hoertz, MD, center, a fond farewell. Over his 40-year career, the longtime Sarasota OB-GYN delivered more than 7,000 babies spanning multiple generations. Sarasota Memorial First Physicians Group Chief Medical Administrative Officer Jack Rodman, MD, left, and Chief […]

Symposium brings Parkinson’s disease community together
01.21.2014 | SMH Extra

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic and progressive movement disorder, with symptoms continuing and worsening over time. Nearly one million people in the U.S. are living with Parkinson’s disease. Actor Michael J. Fox is one of the most prominent people affected by the disorder. Learn about the latest developments in PD on Saturday, Jan. 25  at […]

Does Baby have his Nights and Days mixed up?
01.14.2014 | New Moms & Dads

Often baby wants to sleep all day and play, cry, or feed all night long.  This can be painfully exhausting for the parents who usually are not accustomed to being awake all night. This confusion will not last forever and eventually baby will develop a more agreeable sleep pattern. There is no quick fix or […]

A Magnet Moment!
01.14.2014 | SMH Extra

Sarasota Memorial’s nurses received further confirmation that they’re among the nation’s best caregivers. This week, the hospital learned it has earned Magnet Nursing Recognition for the third time! The Magnet Recognition Program is the highest honor an organization can receive for excellence in nursing. Just 7 percent of hospitals in the U.S. have earned this prestigious […]

Continued Improvements
01.13.2014 | Campus Improvements

Although the Courtyard Tower is complete and open for business, we continue to improve other parts of the hospital campus. For instance, attractive fork and knife wall graphics that were recently installed at the entrance of Sarasota Memorial’s 1700 South Café. The bistro-style eatery is located on the first floor of the hospital, near the […]