new staff 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/8/13) – Dr. Brian W. Chaney, MD, FAAFP, has been named medical director of the Baptist Health Hospice program for Baptist Health Madisonville.
 
Baptist Health Hospice began serving Hopkins, Muhlenberg and McLean counties in 1989.
 
Chaney practices family medicine at Baptist Health Medical Associates in Powderly, where he has been in practice since 2003. For the last five years, he served as the medical director for Maple Manor nursing home.
 
Chaney earned his medical degree from the University of Louisville and completed his residency with the Baptist Health Family Medicine Residency Program in Madisonville. In addition to being board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, he is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
 
"The decision to place a loved one in Hospice care is not an easy one," said Chaney. "At Baptist Health Hospice, we are here to offer comfort and support to patients and their families by focusing on a patient's quality of life in their final days. I look forward to working with the compassionate Hospice team to provide this very important community service. "
 
In his role as medical director, Chaney will oversee patient care and is available for consultation with patients and their families. As part of the interdisciplinary team, Chaney will assist in meeting the physical, emotional and spiritual concerns of patients for quality end-of-life care.
 
"Not only is Dr. Chaney an exceptional family medicine physician, he is also a very kind and caring man," said Baptist Health Madisonville President E. Berton Whitaker. "I believe he is an ideal candidate for this role and I know he will be a great asset to the Baptist Health Hospice team as they care for those with life-limiting illnesses, as well as their families during a difficult time."
 
Baptist Health Hospice serves Hopkins is accredited by The Joint Commission.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Sara Spencer

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 18,232.02
-53.72 (-0.29%)    
2 S&P 2,126.06
-4.76 (-0.22%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,089.36
0.00 (0.00%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 7189

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 6777

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 20, 2015 3530

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park Holding Beach…

by Gil Lawson
May 21, 2015 3256

Police Charge Madisonville Man with Harassing…

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 3055

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10699

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 15, 2015 7500

Investigation of Local Barber Shop Leads to Drug…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 25, 2015 3055

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 25, 2015 1727

UPDATE - MPD Seeks Three in Residential Robbery

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 1554

Hopkins Man Injured in Muhlenberg Motorcycle…

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 991

Damascus Road House Leads Young People to Christ

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 910

Seniors Celebrate with Cook-out, Games, Fellowship

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 560

Deep in the Brain: Why Some Smokers Can Quit

by Melissa Patrick
May 25, 2015 545

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 528

Advice from Caregiver Offered during Brain Cancer…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 443

New State Police Cadets Report for Training

by Stu Recke
May 25, 2015 418

Wounded Warrior Returns to UK for Journalism…

by Rebecca Stratton, Jenny Wells, Blair Hoover, Elizabeth Baunach