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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
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-
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
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
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
Check doctors' vitals, before they check yours

...It's a huge shift in terms of transparency and driving quality improvement," Dr. Patrick Conway, Medicare's chief medical officer, told the AP.Consumers think it would help. More than 7 in 10 say quality would improve if doctors had to publicly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-07-30/check-doctors-vitals-the
NCAA suggests limiting contact practices in football

...the kids are beat up, they just aren't as ready to perform as well," said Dr. Brian Hainline, the NCAA's chief medical officer. "And some of them have a very illuminated view of this because they also understand that when kids are beat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-07/ncaa-suggests-limiting-contact-pr
NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

...medical care by physicians with experience in the diagnosis, treatment and management of concussions," NCAA's chief medical officer Brian Hainline said.Siprut added that stricter rules and oversight should help ensure the viability of football...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-29/ncaa-settles-head-injury-