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Jimmy Carter reveals he has cancer

...the only nonsmoker in his family "may have been what led to my longer life."Dr. Len Lichtenfeld, the deputy chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, said the first task likely will be determining where the cancer originated, as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-12/jimmy-carter-reveals-he-has-
The sad rate of mothers dying in childbirth

...public that this is a public health problem."Sen. Burke, an ob/gyn who is now a Bainbridge hospital's chief medical officer, pointed out that many hospitals in rural areas of Georgia have shut down their obstetrical services due to financial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-13/sad-rate-mothers-dying-child
Medicare's end-of-life counseling policy announced

...broader acceptance in society.Dr. Joe Rotella, chief medical officer of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative...high-quality care," said Patrick Conway, Medicare's chief medical officer. "I would want any American who wanted to have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-09/medicares-end-life-counsel
Medicaid managed care provding more specialists, more success

...their care are ways a Medicaid managed care company is trying to improve care for its members, the company's chief medical officer said Tuesday.A better linking of providers could help aid struggling rural hospitals, said Dr. William Alexander...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-31/medicaid-managed-care-provdi
Fired Georgia Regents Medical Center nurse files whistle-blower lawsuit

...the oncology unit, has sued the hospital, its chief medical officer, and its chief nursing officer.Kim Cheely filed...Dr. Kevin C. Dellsperger, the recently hired chief medical officer, and Laura Brower, the chief nursing officer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-24/fired-georgia-regents-
University Hospital, MCG partner to add 12 more residency positions

...up to 50 percent of the startup costs for developing the residencies, said Dr. William Farr, University's chief medical officer.It is part of a larger effort by the university system to expand residency training in the state to retain more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-18/university-hospital-mcg-part
Britain moves toward 3-person babies

...the resulting child would come from its parents, with a tiny fraction coming from the donor egg.Britain's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Sally Davies, said the law would give women with mitochondrial disease "the opportunity to have children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-03/britain-moves-toward-3-person-babie
Leapfrog reports show Doctors, University earn A for patient safety

...Georgia Regents Medical Center earned a "C" but its chief medical officer said it doesn't participate with Leapfrog and...awareness in our organization," she said.As chief medical officer for GRMC and the health system, Dr. Kevin Dellsperger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-28/leapfrog-reports-show-doctor
Officials reviewing safe care after second Ebola case

...Africa, although, not to the Ebola-ravaged countries in West Africa, and the system performed as it should, Chief Medical Officer William Farr said."We felt like we handled those extremely well," he said. But in light of the new case and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-13/officials-reviewing-safe-car
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says league is in 'good place'

...of diluting our regular season and conflicting with college football in January."? The league is hiring a chief medical officer to oversee health-related policies.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-30/nfl-commissioner-roger-goodel