SWHR in the News

Media Coverage for Southwestern Health Resources


Aug. 13, 2020 — Harnessing big data to enhance population health management (HealthITAnalytics)
Brian Coffey, SWHR senior vice president and chief data insight and innovation officer, discusses how big data and analytics tools can help providers meet the clinical and social needs of patients, paving the way for improved population health management.


Aug. 13, 2020 — Forward-looking financial processes for a post-pandemic landscape (HealthLeaders)
Jim Beiermann, SWHR chief financial officer, recently joined a panel with other experts to discuss how the healthcare industry can plan ahead and implement solutions for managing financial and operational challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Aug. 9, 2020 — A pandemic reinforced our belief in population health (MedCity)
Sanjay Doddamani, M.D., SWHR chief physician executive and chief operating officer, explains how COVID-19 has opened the door to change in healthcare, providing a more equitable, effective system that delivers real value to patients, providers and payers.


Aug. 5, 2020 — Could having an established value-based care infrastructure help with COVID-19 response? (Healthcare Innovation)
Sanjay Doddamani, M.D., SWHR chief physician executive and chief operating officer, discusses how its population health model has better prepared patients for the COVID-19 pandemic.


July 28, 2020 — U.S. News & World Report ranks UTSW, THR hospitals among best in DFW (Fort Worth Business Press)
Four hospitals within the SWHR network have been named among the top 10 in Dallas-Fort Worth, including the area's No. 1 ranked facility.


July 6, 2020 — Q&A: With or without COVID-19, we will transform the care delivery system (Modern Healthcare)
Sanjay Doddamani, M.D., SWHR chief physician executive and chief operating officer, shares SWHR’s focus on value-based care in the face of a pandemic. He explains how COVID-19 has highlighted the inability of the fee-for-service model to sustain healthcare. SWHR’s value-based care model enables better care for patients and support for providers, especially during the pandemic.


June 22, 2020 — How Value-Based Payments Support Physicians During a Crisis (RevCycleIntelligence.com)
Sanjay Doddamani, M.D., SWHR chief physician executive and chief operating officer, explains how value-based payments support telehealth, data analytics and other capabilities providers need to effectively respond to crises like COVID-19.


June 19, 2020 — This Next Gen ACO relies on data investments to help track COVID-19 hot spots (Fierce Healthcare)
Danny Irland, SWHR senior vice president of network operations and chief network officer, shares how our investment data collection and analysis is now helping us learn more about the spread of COVID-19 in North Texas.


June 19, 2020 — SWHR Sending Care Packages to Quarantined Seniors (D Magazine)
Southwestern Health Resources has teamed up with Encompass Health to deliver care packages to elderly patients who are quarantined at home after being diagnosed with or exposed to COVID-19. 


June 16, 2020 — D CEO Panel: How To Reform Primary Care (D CEO/D Magazine)
D CEO recently hosted a virtual healthcare panel with Sanjay Doddamani, M.D., SWHR chief physician executive and chief operating officer, to discuss primary care’s transition to value-based care. Read how changes would impact primary care providers, patients and payers.