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Sarasota Memorial was a proud participant in the recent North Port Boys & Girls Club "Day for Kids."
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Join Sarasota Memorial clinical and rehab professionals Thursday, Sept. 22 from 10 to 11 am for a discussion of "Fall Risks Associated with Heart Health & Other Chronic Conditions." Free program will be held in HealthConnection (first floor of hospital, across from Gift Shop). Please RSVP (941) 917-7011 or HealthConnection@smh.com
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September 18 - 24 is National Rehabilitation Week. Kudos to Sarasota Memorial's entire Rehab Team. This amazing group of health care professionals make such an important difference in the lives of others every day!
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Sarasota Memorial is a member of the Suncoast Nursing Action Coalition, a regional pilot project created by the Florida Action Coalition to develop resources and help implement recommendations from the 2010 Institute of Medicine report: The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. SNAC is made up of representatives from health systems, colleges and universities training nurses and community members in a 4-county region (Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto and Charlotte). To learn more click on the link below or visit: snac4fl.org
SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 15, 2016) – The Suncoast Nursing Action Coalition (SNAC) began awarding advanced degree nursing scholarships this month to help boost the number of qualified nursing instructors in the region and address the continuing nursing shortage. An aging faculty, limited pool of candidates with post-graduate degrees needed to teach nursing and increasing job competition from clinical sites are contributing to serious staffing shorta...
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This week (Sept. 12 - 16) Sarasota Memorial salutes and celebrates its amazing Environmental Services Team. The teamwork and output of these dedicated staff members demonstrates enormous efforts toward quality, safety and the overall patient experience, resulting in healthy outcomes for our community. Kudos to one and all!
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Don't forget the SMH September blood drive, benefiting SunCoast Blood Bank, continues through September 10 in the hospital's first floor auditorium. You can donate today (Friday) until 4:30 pm and tomorrow 7 am to 1 pm. "Live Here, Give Here, Stays Here."
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As National Rehabilitation Week comes to a close the members of our Rehab Services division gathered for a photo. Kudos to all of Sarasota Memorial's inpatient and outpatient rehab teams!
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Today is the first day of fall, also known as the equinox - when the length of night and the day are nearly equal.
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September 19 - 23 is Clinical Documentation Improvement Week. This is a time to recognize CDI specialists for the critical role they perform within the healthcare industry. It's also a time for those working as CDI specialists to thank their partners in the documentation process, which include physicians, other clinicians, and HIM/coding professionals.
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Urologic health problems aren't always easy to talk about. Hear from Sarasota Memorial's Urology Physicians about the latest treatments and procedures that are changing lives at a series of free lectures beginning Oct. 4 from 4:30 to 5:30 pm in the hospital auditorium. For more information and to make a reservation: 941-917-7011 or www.smh.com/lectures
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Many thanks to everyone who supported the recent Heart Walk - way to go Team SMH!
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Team SMH will be out in full force this Saturday at the Suncoast Heart Walk - be sure and stop by the SMH tent!
Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016
Event Start: 7:30 am
Location: Nathan Benderson Park
Address: 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL 34235
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One of the 10 largest public hospitals in the U.S. | Sarasota, FL
Introduction
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, an 806-bed regional medical center, is the among the largest acute care public health systems in Florida. With more than 4,000 staff & 1,000 volunteers, it is one of Sarasota County's largest employers. A community hospital founded in 1925, we are governed by the nine-member elected Sarasota County Public Hospital Board. We are a full-service health system, with specialized expertise in heart, vascular, cancer, and neuroscience services, as well as a network of outpatient centers, long-term care and rehabilitation among its many programs. Posting: Leigh Wilcox.
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941.917.9000
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1700 S. Tamiami Trl Sarasota, FL 34239