Mission: Sarasota memorial healthcare foundation, inc. Is an independent charitable organization working together with sarasota memorial health care system and others to ensure world class healthcare throughout our community
Programs: Grants to sarasota county public hospital board, sarasota memorial hospital and other not-for-profit healthcare organizations in sarasota county for research, patient care and other needs with programs that will improve efficiency, effectiveness, patient safety, availability and advocacy of health care in an environment of well being for over 993,000 inpatient and outpatient/physician visits per year. Sarasota memorial hospital is the only hospital in florida to consistently earn the highest 5-star rating from the federal centers for medicare & medicaid services (cms) and has received 3 consecutive "a" grades for patient safety by the leapfrog group. It is ranked #1 in the suncoast and "best hospital" in the south florida region for overall care, by u. S. News & world report, and is one of just 48 hospitals to receive the top ratings in all nine procedures and conditions u. S. News evaluated in its 2017-18 best hospitals report. Sarasota memorial hospital is one of becker's healthcare review's "america's top 100 hospitals in 2017. It is also ranked among the 50 top cardiovascular hospitals for superior heart care by truven health analytics.
grants to sarasota county public hospital board, sarasota memorial hospital for facilities and equipment that will provide the most advanced, state of the art treatments and highest quality of care and comfort for over 33,200 inpatients plus 3,519 births an 3,457 trauma patients annually.
county public hospital board, sarasota memorial hospital for professional and community education programs representing continuing medical and professional education, professional certification and ongoing educational programs for over 900 physicians, 5,700 nurses, therapists and other employees as well as patients, their families and the public. Sarasota memorial hospital is the only hospital in the region to earn magnet nursing services recognition, the nation's highest honor for nursing excellence, and was named one of 150 "great places to work in healthcare" by beckers healthcare.
educational publication and symposia for the dissemination of health care news and information to medical professionals and the community, including a publication with circulation of 50,000 issued three times per year.