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Gov. Rick Perry Appoints Texas Health Fort Worth VP to Correctional Managed Health Care Committee

FORT WORTH, Texas — Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Harold Berenzweig, M.D., vice president of medical and information management at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, to the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee.

Harold Berenzweig, M.D.
Harold Berenzweig, M.D.

The committee aims to develop a managed health care plan for Texas prison inmates. Goals include providing Texas Department of Criminal Justice offenders with timely access to care consistent with correctional standards; maintaining a quality of care that meets accepted standards of care; and managing the costs of delivering comprehensive health care services to a growing and aging offender population.

Berenzweig joined Texas Health Fort Worth in 1995 as medical director of continuous quality improvement and vice president of medical specialties. He took on his current role as vice president of medical and information management in 2006. He is a member of the Texas Medical Association, Texas Hospital Association and the American College Physician Executives. He has served as chief of internal medicine in the U.S. Air Force Regional Hospital at Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth.

Berenzweig received a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and a medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He completed a gastroenterology fellowship at Yale University.

About Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County since 1930. The hospital’s services include cardiovascular services, high-risk and routine obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. Texas Health Fort Worth is also home to the 100-bed Texas Health Harris Methodist Heart Center. An affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians practicing on the medical staff. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States. The health system includes 24 acute care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with Texas Health Resources. It includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial and Texas Health Harris Methodist hospitals, a large physician group, outpatient facilities, and home health, preventive and fitness services, and an organization for medical research and education.

For more information about Texas Health Resources, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit

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