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
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.