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News & Stories
Chrisette Dharma, MD
In her words: Chrisette Dharma, MD

Being a physician is more than simply treating the sick. It's about creating a bond of trust between the person providing care…

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Addressing food insecurity in North Texas

Food insecurity is defined by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as “limited or uncertain availability of…

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Medically tailored meals provide healthy nutrition for the food insecure

Frank is struggling to pay for his home and the medications he needs for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a…

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Arcadia Earns Validated Data Stream Designation From NCQA

Achievement expedites quality reporting and boosts audit compliance by proving data accuracy Arcadia (, a leading da…

Sapan Bindal, MD
In the physician’s words: Sapan Bindal, MD

As a physician-led clinically integrated network, Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR) supports each provider within our…

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Examining the quintuple aim in healthcare

Fifteen years ago, the triple aim was introduced. Seven years later, a fourth aim was added. Today, advocates are arguing for…

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Why you want your primary care provider in an accountable care organization

Selecting a primary care provider (PCP) is an important first step in supporting your personal health and longevity. In today’s…

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In-person physician events add value

Connections between colleagues matter. Tightly knit connections help speed trust, help teams weather challenges and contribute…

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Taking a holistic approach to men's health

Holistic health requires caring for the whole person – supporting not only physical wellness, but mental and emotional health…

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Southwestern Health Resources offers dialysis treatment at North Texas skilled nursing facilities

Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR) has teamed up with Dialyze Direct to provide “dialysis dens” within several North Texas…

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SWHR honors its nurses

Every year, National Nurses Week begins on May 6 and ends on May 12, which is International Nurses Day and the birthday of…

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Southwestern Health Resources Receives National Recognition For Improving Patient Outcomes

Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR), the clinically integrated network which blends the strengths of UT Southwestern Medical…

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Thirteen Providers Recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience

Farmers Branch, April 24, 2023 – More than a dozen Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR) providers have earned the ‘United…

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Southwestern Health Resources Names Kristen Woods and Kiran Gadde to Executive Leadership Team

DALLAS – Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR), the clinically integrated network which blends the strengths of UT Southwestern…

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Communication and the post-acute care transition

Post-acute care is a critical component of healthcare outcomes as it promotes functional recovery for (primarily older) adults,…