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HMSW Names Tracy Payne Martinez as Director of Rehabilitation Services

FORT WORTH, Texas — Harris Methodist Southwest Hospital (HMSW) officials have promoted Tracy Payne Martinez, formerly the physical therapy manager for Arlington Memorial Hospital (AMH), to director of rehabilitation services. Martinez brings nine years of experience in physical therapy to the position.

Tracy Payne Martinez

Tracy Payne Martinez

As the new director, Martinez will be responsible for daily operations, customer satisfaction, staff development and the growth and development of the rehabilitation services department.

Over the past three years, Martinez has managed the physical therapy department for the hospital, overseeing staff development, daily operations and departmental performance. She joined Arlington Memorial in 1999 as a staff physical therapist and was promoted to senior physical therapist in 2002.

Martinez received her undergraduate physical therapy degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Allied Health Science School in 1999. She went on to complete a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration at the University of Texas at Arlington in 2007.

During her tenure at Arlington Memorial, Martinez was involved in several committees, including the Joint Commission and Hospital Accreditation Documentation Committee, the Pain and Palliation Committee, the Utilization of Functional Outcomes Committee, the Women’s and Children’s Service Line Committee and the Wound Care Clinic Developmental Committee. Her most recent accomplishment involved the marketing and expansion of a successful Women’s Health clinical specialty area for the treatment of women’s health related issues.

About Harris Methodist Southwest Hospital
Harris Methodist Southwest Hospital (HMSW) has provided quality and compassionate care to the residents of southwest Tarrant County for more than two decades. A member of Texas Health Resources, HMSW is licensed for 230 beds and provides a wide array of comprehensive services, including: surgical and imaging services, 24-hour emergency services, orthopedics and sports therapy, adult critical care and a level 3a neonatal intensive care unit, obstetrics and gynecology, cardiovascular services, cancer care, rehabilitation, and more. HMSW is home to 578 members of the medical staff, 992 employees and 120 volunteers. For more information, please call 1-888-4-HARRIS, or visit

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served. THR controls 13 affiliated hospitals and a medical research organization, and is a corporate member or partner in seven additional hospitals and surgery centers. THR’s family of hospitals includes Harris Methodist Hospitals, Arlington Memorial Hospital and Presbyterian Healthcare System. For more information about Texas Health Resources, visit

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