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Arkansas Children’s Hospital Hires New Senior VP and Chief Nursing Officer (Movers & Shakers)

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Movers 10/10 - Health Care/Insurance/Nonprofits
Kris Maddalena ( Arkansas Children’s Hospital)

Kris Maddalena has been hired as senior vice president and chief nursing officer at Arkansas Children’s Hospital of Little Rock. Maddalena brings more than 15 years of nursing leadership experience to the role and will lead the largest division of the hospital’s workforce. 

Movers 10/10 - Health Care/Insurance/Nonprofits
Kalyan Kancherla ( CHI St. Vincent Primary & Convenient Care)

Dr. Kalyan Kancherla has joined the primary care physician team at CHI St. Vincent Primary & Convenient Care in Little Rock. Kancherla completed his residency at the University of North Carolina Health Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton, North Carolina.

Movers 10/10 - Health Care/Insurance/Nonprofits
Ryan Nix ( Horton’s Orthotics & Prosthetics)

Ryan Nix has joined Horton’s Orthotics & Prosthetics of Little Rock as the new rehab support director. In his new role, Nix will work with the rehab community to be the liaison between patients and rehab providers. 

Movers 10/10 - Health Care/Insurance/Nonprofits
Ronak Soni ( CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute)

Dr. Ronak Soni has joined the CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute as an interventional cardiologist. Soni will see patients at the Conway Regional Cardiovascular Clinic. 

Movers 10/10 - Health Care/Insurance/Nonprofits
Mariah O'Sullivan ( CHI St. Vincent ENT Clinic)

Dr. Mariah O’Sullivan has joined the team of physicians at CHI St. Vincent ENT Clinic in Hot Springs. O’Sullivan is an otolaryngologist and graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Movers 10/10 - Health Care/Insurance/Nonprofits
David Donohue ( CareSource PASSE)

David Donohue is the new Arkansas market CEO for CareSource PASSE of Little Rock. In his new role, Donohue will oversee quality control, customer service, membership growth and retention strategies, as well as address barriers to health care in rural areas of the state. 

Movers 10/10 - Health Care/Insurance/Nonprofits
Rachel Reginelli ( Birch Tree Communities)

Chris Owen has been promoted to director of programs at Birch Tree Communities of Benton. Owen will now oversee all day treatment programs for 11 sites across the state. In addition, Rachel Reginelli has been hired as the new director of marketing and business development at Birch Tree. Reginelli has more than 20 years of marketing and communications experience.

See more of this week’s Movers & Shakers, and submit your own announcement at ArkansasBusiness.com/Movers.

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