Christopher Rieder Joins Aurora Diagnostics as Chief Information Officer

sep5PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Aurora Diagnostics announced today that Christopher Rieder is joining the company as Chief Information Officer effective September 5.

Mr. Rieder comes to Aurora Diagnostics with more than 20 years of experience in information technology as well as a strong background in operations, management, and organizational leadership. He has consistently helped healthcare companies leverage technology to differentiate themselves, connect with customers, grow, and enhance productivity. Most recently, he served as the Chief Information Officer for Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center.

“Technology is key to efficiently providing clients with the timely, detailed, customized diagnostic reports they rely on,” said Daniel D. Crowley, CEO of Aurora Diagnostics. “Chris has the right experience to direct our talented IT team’s efforts on behalf of internal and external customers, and we are pleased to welcome him to our team.”

“Aurora Diagnostics is a well-positioned consolidator in the anatomic pathology sector during a time of continued significant change in healthcare,” said Mr. Rieder. “Technology will continue to be a major component of its success, making this a very exciting place to be.”

Mr. Rieder earned an MBA in Information Technology from American University, and a BSBA in Business Economics and Pre-Medicine from The University of Arizona. He is a member of the IT Executive Council at American University, a member of the MS/MIS Advisory Board at Florida International University, a member of the Society for Information Management, a Certified Novell Administrator, and a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Beta Gamma Sigma.

About Aurora Diagnostics

Aurora Diagnostics is the leading independent anatomic pathology and cancer diagnostics company in the U.S. Its 29 community-based practices, with more than 200 board-certified pathologists, offer integrated diagnostic and personalized medicine consultations to thousands of physicians.

Referring physicians include dermatologists, obstetricians and gynecologists, family practitioners, gastroenterologists, urologists, general surgeons, and oncologists. Aurora pathologists provide diagnostic opinions and work collaboratively with them to determine appropriate patient treatment options.

Aurora Diagnostics is also a leader in hospital lab management services, supporting more than 170 hospitals and surgery centers throughout the country.

Additionally, the Company’s Aurora Research Institute subsidiary is a leader in providing clinical trial lab services and ethically obtained human biomaterials to scientists on the leading edge of research related to personalized medicine for new cancer treatments.

For additional information regarding Aurora Diagnostics and the services it provides, please visit the company website at