Rei Lopez Joins Aurora Diagnostics as Vice President of Hospital Operations
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Aurora Diagnostics announced today that Rei Lopez will join the company as Vice President of Hospital Operations. In this role, Mr. Lopez will focus on supporting and expanding Aurora’s hospital partnerships. Aurora is a leading national provider of pathology lab management and staffing services for hospitals, and the Company views this as an important growth opportunity.
Mr. Lopez brings 31 years of health care experience to the Aurora Diagnostics team, specializing in administration and business operations. He has held leadership positions in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. He was most recently the Corporate Director of Laboratory Operations for Universal Health Services of Delaware, Inc., a national organization that includes 25 acute care hospitals, where he worked for more than 12 years.
“We are pleased to welcome Rei to our team,” said Daniel D. Crowley, CEO of Aurora Diagnostics. “His extensive background in health care administration and management is an excellent fit for this important new role as Aurora continues to expand its hospital laboratory services.”
“I look forward to being part of the dynamic Aurora organization,” said Mr. Lopez. “The importance of hospitals in the healthcare ecosystem continues to expand with the development of ACOs, and Aurora wants to build on the success of its existing hospital business. Aurora’s business model is built around pathologists with local relationships providing high quality, personalized services, and we want to bring this level of service to hospitals across the country.”
Mr. Lopez holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a Master’s degree in Science Administration from Andrews University.
About Aurora Diagnostics
Aurora Diagnostics is the leading independent specialized laboratory company focused on anatomic pathology at 23 locations in the United States. Employing over 120 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 more than 60 community hospitals. For additional information regarding Aurora Diagnostics and the services it provides, please visit the company website at www.auroradx.com.