"We welcome Robert to Aurora Diagnostics," said Daniel D. Crowley, Chief Executive Officer. "He joins a strong management team dedicated to supporting Aurora in its mission to create the gold standard for pathology in America. We have 22 high quality regional labs around the country and provide lab services for 54 community hospitals, and others are rapidly joining the Aurora family in this consolidating healthcare environment. Robert will lead the effort to integrate revenue cycle operations and keep us efficient as we grow."
"This is an exciting time to be at Aurora," said Mr. Pettit. "The pathology lab business is undergoing change due to efforts to contain healthcare costs, and Aurora is perhaps the best positioned of the national lab companies to lead the resulting consolidation of regional pathology labs. I look forward to being part of the Aurora team and bringing leadership to the important area of revenue cycle management."
Mr. Pettit was most recently Senior Director of the Revenue Services Project Office at Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, where he held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility in revenue cycle management operations for over 17 years, consistently improving operations in each assignment as his career advanced and he was exposed to many different parts of the business. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania.
About Aurora Diagnostics
Aurora Diagnostics is the leading independent specialized laboratory company focused on anatomic pathology at 22 locations in the United States. Employing over 110 licensed physicians, Aurora Diagnostics provides high-quality diagnostics and testing information for the patients of its primary referral sources—dermatologists, OB/GYN professionals, gastroenterologists, urologists, general surgeons, oncologists, and for approximately 54 community hospitals. For additional information regarding Aurora Diagnostics and the services it provides, please visit the company website at www.auroradx.com.