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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.

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