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Welcome to

Southwest CareNet


Southwest CareNet is a Physician and Hospital Organization (PHO) in Cortez, Colorado that brings the Physicians and Hospital together to improve health services for all residents. The PHO provides Network services to Health Insurance Plans and increases the accessibility of specialty care for all patients.

Increased services at the local level, improved quality of care and coordination of patient services are all objectives of the PHO.


We help coordinate your care with the following:

  • Physician Members
  • Hospital Services
  • Outpatient Medical Services
  • Regional Referral Care
  • Health Insurance Contracting and Network Services

Healthcare Choices in

the Four Corners


Southwest CareNet is committed to serve our region with quality, affordable healthcare options. As a preferred provider organization (PPO), the Southwest CareNet team of physicians, specialists, and ancillary medical providers, along with the state-of-the-art Southwest Memorial Hospital in Cortez, Colorado serve Southwestern Colorado and the Four Corners region.

The Southwest CareNet family of healthcare providers reaches throughout the Four Corners – just click on the links to find a healthcare resource that meets your needs in your area. From primary care physicians (family doctors) to specialists, from durable medical equipment to specialized medical services, you will find it here! Please click on the links above to find appropriate services in your area.

We provide links to participating Physicians Profiles, Hospital Services, Community Health Services and Health Promotion and screening Programs.


Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you.




Jay Wood

Executive Director


In-Network Hospitals in the Area


Southwest Health System, Cortez, CO


University of New Mexico Hospitals, Albq, NM


New Mexico Heart Institute, Albq, NM


Animas Surgical Hospital, Durango, CO


Presbyterian Health Services, Albq, NM
(This provider system is to be used on a case basis only)


San Juan Regional Medical Center, Farmington, NM





The Mission of Southwest CareNet, a Physician and Hospital Corporation, shall be to organize and operate a quality-driven and cost-effective integrated healthcare delivery system consisting of Southwest Memorial Hospital and Members of both the Hospital Medical Staff and community Physicians who have entered into agreements with Southwest HealthNet.  The Corporation will organize and operate a network of providers to serve the health benefit and insurance plans offered by health maintenance organizations, preferred provider organizations, insurers, self-insured employers and multiple-employer benefit plans.

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