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.
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.
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