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Southwestern Health Resources network leads in rankings

The Southwestern Health Resources network, which aligns the strengths of UT Southwestern with those of Texas Health Resources,…

Jenny Reed
Southwestern Health Resources Names New Senior Executive Officer

Farmers Branch, Texas – Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR), the clinically integrated network formed between UT Southwestern…

SWHR helps patients stay on track with taking medications

Despite the potential for adverse health effects, about 50% of patients don’t take their medications as prescribed, according…

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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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…