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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

June 24, 2015 44316

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 24, 2015 5155

Unraveling the $34 Billion KRS Ponzi Scheme

by Dr. William F. Smith
June 25, 2015 4254

Accused Synthetic Drug Traffickers Remain in U.S.…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3070

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3057

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 44316

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 19, 2015 10900

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin

Stories Trending Now

June 29, 2015 3070

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3057

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 2062

Alleged Breast Display Ends in Domestic Assault…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 1998

Nortonville Man Accused of Trying to Choke…

by SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 1790

2015 Freedom Fest Pageant Winner Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 27, 2015 1397

White Plains Freedom Fest Provides Free Family Fun

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 1365

Two Locals Face Drug Charges

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 1161

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 804

Can You Recognize a Bully?

by Melissa Landon
June 28, 2015 733

Two Vehicle Accident Results in Injuries

by SurfKY News