Monthly Archives: March 2015

What’s your name?

I remember as a little girl, I had the names of my future children all picked out. It was easy…. Until I grew up and had to choose a name for the actual child I was expecting. There were many names that I liked but that didn’t make it the right name for my baby!… Read more »

Award-winners represent best of SMHCS

Once a year, Sarasota Memorial selects a special employee and a manager from the health system’s nearly 4,000-member workforce as the EXCEL Employee and Leader of the Year. This year’s Employee of the Year is Joe Guarascio, supervisor in Hospitality Services.  An employee since 1993, Joe is known as an exceptional troubleshooter with a passion… Read more »

Hook Them In with Healthy Fish Dish

March is National Nutrition Month, and what better way to celebrate than with a recipe for fresh Grilled Mahi Mahi with Tropical Fruit Salsa? Full of fresh fruit and tasty seasonings, this entree is sure to perk up your dinner table. The dish recently was featured recently in the hospital’s Windows Cafe. Recipe (Serves 8) Prep Time:… Read more »

New Pediatric Unit Child & Family Friendly

Sarasota Memorial’s Pediatric Unit recently relocated to a completely renovated child- and family friendly space.  The 28-bed unit, specially designed for young patients, features an inviting playroom with a saltwater aquarium, music room and state-of-the-art treatment room.

Senior Advisory Council Provides Value to the Lived Experience

Sarasota Memorial’s Senior Advisory Council is comprised of dedicated community members and representatives from area organizations serving seniors.  Considered the hospital’s “eyes and ears” in the senior community, the council receives updates about hospital programs and services which they in turn share with other individuals and groups.  Respected for their knowledge, expertise and life experience,… Read more »