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Vernon Alders, MHCDS, MBA, MSW - ChristianaCare. Wilmington, DE, US

Vernon Alders, MHCDS, MBA, MSW Vernon Alders, MHCDS, MBA, MSW

Vice President of Organizational Excellence | ChristianaCare


Vernon Alders is the vice president of Organization Excellence at ChristianaCare.


Vernon Alders provides leadership in supporting the ChristianaCare’s strategies to align and drive continuous improvement throughout the organization. He leads a team of experts trained in a variety of organizational improvement methods and techniques.

Areas of Expertise (6)

Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Framework

Business Administration and Management

Clinical and Operational Change

Organizational Improvement

Transformational Change

Organizational Excellence

Education (3)

Dartmouth College: Master's Degree, Healthcare Delivery Science 2014

University of Baltimore: Master's Degree, Business Administration 2001

University of Maryland at Baltimore: Clinical/Medical Social Work, Master's Degree 1993

Selected Papers and Publications (6)

Addressing Cancer ReadmissionPrediction Model Drift: A Case Study.

Proceedings of the IISE Annual Conference & Expo 2022, Seattle, Washington

Dweekat, O., Alders,V., et. al



Addressing Readmission Prediction Model Drift: A Case Study.

Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference (HSPI), Orlando, Florida

Dweekat, O.,Alders, V., et. al



Design and Integration of Predictive Modeling in the Oncology Clinical Setting to Reduce Readmissions.

Journal of Clinical Pathways,

Kelsey Jarrold, MSISE ; Raghad Alkhawaldeh, PhD-c; Karen Sites, MSN, RN, OCN, CCM; Tammy Brown, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, OCN; Courtney Crannell, DNP, MSN, RN-BC, OCN; Vernon Alders,MHCDS, MBA, MSW



Nursing Hours Effect on ED Throughput and Quality Metrics.

Proceeding of the 2019 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Orlando, FL

Alkhawaldeh, R., Jarrold, K.,Lam, S., Alders, V., & Khasawneh, M.



Reducing Visitor Nurse Association (VNA) Employee Recordable Injury Rate.

Institute for Healthcare National Forum On Quality Improvement In Health Care

Alders, V., Hedrick, J.,Palmiotto, Redfield, B.



Sterile Processing Department / Operating Room Process Improvement.

20th Annual Society for Health Systems Conference, Orlando, Florida

Alders, V, Rapier, J.



Selected Honors & Awards (1)

Master Black Belt Award, Juran Insitute Inc.