Quality Health Care for County Correctional Facilities

Southwest Correctional Medical Group provides a broad range of services to county correctional facilities throughout the Southwest.

For 30 years California Forensic Medical Group, the founding Correctional Medical Group Companies member, has honed its medical, mental health, pharmacy and quality assurance programs to ensure high quality, cost-effective services to county correctional facilities, building an unprecedented level of customer loyalty. As a member of the Correctional Medical Group Companies, Southwest Correctional Medical Group tailors these programs to meet the unique needs of customers in the Southwest.

What We Do
Health Care Services

Health Care Services

SWCMG medical and support staff provide quality health care delivery in the following areas:

  • Daily sick call services
  • Clinic care and chronic care clinics
  • On-site mental health services
  • On-site dental services
  • On-site x-ray/diagnostic services
  • Management of off-site costs
  • Full-risk and shared-risk programs
  • Telemedicine/telepsychiatry
  • Emergency care
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Communicable disease surveillance & treatment
  • Health promotion
  • Disease prevention
  • Reproductive services
  • Electronic medical records (EMR)
  • Health-related training to custody personnel

SWCMG’s approach is to optimize delivery of healthcare services on-site to decrease off-site transports, improve the safety and security of officers, the public and the inmates, and reduce overall costs.

Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance

The quality, effectiveness and consistency of services provided by Southwest Correctional Medical Group medical programs is continuously evaluated through a quality management program consisting of medical peer review, regularly scheduled internal auditing, weekly monitoring of services, documented reporting of all findings, development and implementation of corrective action plans, and re-evaluation.

Pharmacy Services

Pharmacy Services

Southwest Correctional Medical Group uses Diamond Pharmacy as the primary provider for pharmaceuticals and medical supplies. Diamond’s pharmacists perform inspections at SWCMG sites to monitor the procurement, storage, handling and administration of medications.

Diamond Pharmacy staff also provide input into formulary development and consult with physicians regarding pharmaceutical issues as required.

IMQ Accreditation


CFMG, the founding Correctional Medical Group Companies member holds the distinction of having almost 3/4 of all IMQ accredited programs in the State of California, for both adult and juvenile facilities. Southwest Correctional Medical Group is committed to achieving and maintaining accreditation where desired by its customers.