News & Stories

News & Stories
group of doctors
What is a clinically integrated network (CIN)?

We're often asked what it means when we say SWHR is a clinically integrated network (CIN). The answer is it depends on who you…

doctor holding stethoscope
What is an Accountable Care Organization (ACO)?

An ACO, according to the glossary of terms published by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information…

Young woman doctor checking patients blood pressure
Care Transformation and Innovation: empowering primary care

Asked about the mission of the Care Transformation and Innovation (CTI) team, Debra Payne, Director of Care Management,…

Young Black woman doctor speaks with young Latina patient
The importance of the primary care physician

The Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR) clinically integrated network is built around the critical role of the primary care…

AMA/AHA logo image
SWHR earns national recognition for commitment to improving cardiovascular health

Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR) received national awards from the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Medical…

Image card of Heidi Chanthamany
Heidi Chanthamany: building community, embracing diversity

As a first-generation Cuban American growing up in Miami, Heidi Chanthamany found doctors in her neighborhood were well-versed…

Image card of Donnell Rodgers
Donnell Rodgers: Love for family, job and a little ‘retail therapy’ make for a rich life

Donnell Rodgers works as a Desktop Support Specialist with Southwestern Health Resources, focused on turning employees'…

Image card of Courtney Holcomb
Courtney Holcomb: Pursuing scalable solutions

Lean Six Sigma (LSS) provides a structured method of achieving results that create value and reduce burdens through business…

Image card of Allison Stankey
Allison Stankey: leading with empathy

Full-time physician relationship manager (PRM) and part-time stage actress, Allison Stankey brings a range of emotions to her…

blurred image of doctors and nurses talking
John L. Crawford, MD – making a difference

DALLAS – Ever meet someone whose every word radiates positive energy and boundless curiosity? John Crawford, MD, is like that…

In the news
SWHR study advances innovations in blood pressure measurement, improving accuracy of hypertension diagnosis and control

A study conducted by SWHR utilizing lean Six Sigma (LSS) methodologies identified significant opportunities to improve the…

In the news
Southwestern Health Resources recognized among Top 100 Places to Work by The Dallas Morning News

DALLAS — Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR), the clinically integrated network of UT Southwestern Medical Center and Texas…

2020 High-performing Next Generation ACO
SWHR earns high savings and quality scores in Next Generation ACO Model

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR) saved Medicare more…

article image
Southwestern Health Resources earns high savings and quality scores in 2020 Next Generation Accountable Care Organization results

DALLAS — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR) saved…

Young woman in scrubs hands other woman pen and notepad.
SWHR, UT Southwestern team up to train physician assistant students in quality improvement

As the emphasis in the healthcare industry continues its shift toward preventive care and quality improvement (QI), the…