TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Avalon Healthcare Solutions today announced that Darlene Burton has joined its team in a key senior leadership role and will serve Avalon as Senior Vice President, Business Development. In this capacity, Darlene will be responsible for leading Avalon's sales pipeline development and customer acquisition activity.
Darlene comes to Avalon with a notable history of success. Darlene recently served as the Senior Vice President of Business Partnerships at Magellan Health Services for its specialty business division, National Imaging Associates, accountable for national business development activities across the national and regional Payor space. Prior to NIA, Darlene has held multiple business development roles with United Healthcare, including the Chief of Sales for Dental Benefit Providers and National Vice President of Middle Market Insured business. Darlene has also held leadership sales leadership roles at Cigna and Prudential Healthcare.
"I want to express how excited we are to have Darlene Burton on the Avalon Team," Avalon President Dr. Jon Gavras shared. "Darlene has demonstrated a commitment to her customers and the members they represent over the course of her career. We value Darlene's extensive specialty benefit management experience and track record of innovation as we continue to build upon our success and grow our business."
Darlene is originally from Baltimore, Maryland, earning her Bachelor of Science degree from Towson State University.
About Avalon Healthcare Solutions: Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., Avalon is a clinical and information technology company that uses evidence-based medicine to develop and deploy policies and manage a national network of providers in the dynamic, complex lab environment. Avalon helps physicians, patients, and payers manage the appropriate use of thousands of laboratory tests. For more information about Avalon, visit www.avalonhcs.com.
SOURCE Avalon Healthcare Solutions