Ms. Drone is an experienced Associate Vice President with a demonstrated history of working in the health industry. She is skilled in health information technology, quality improvement, report writing, data analysis, Federal grants management, and team leadership. Ms. Drone is a strong professional with a Master’s Degree focused in Business Administration and Management from Belhaven University. She oversees projects infusing innovative technologies with quality improvement, population health and chronic disease management strategies by providing leadership and health expertise in strategic planning, policy development, and coordination of outcomes for research initiatives. She is a member of the Mississippi Rural Health Association, the Central Mississippi Care Transitions Coalition and a Board member for Diabetes Coalition of Mississippi.
Diabetes Coalition of Mississippi – Board Member – Parliamentarian
Central Chapter of the Diabetes Coalition of Mississippi – Chair
Mississippi Rural Health Association – Member
Central Mississippi Care Transitions Coalition – Member
Previous Work History:
Delta Health Alliance : Associate Vice President of Health Information Technology Programs: May 2012 – Present
Information & Quality Healthcare : Project Coordinator: November 2009 – July 2011
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi : Customer Service Representative: March 2006 – March 2008
Other Contributions to the industry:
Des Jardins, T., Drone, S., Hashisaka, S., Hazzard, J., Hunt, S., Massey, K., Rein, A., Schachter, A., and Turske, S. “Leveraging Health IT to Reduce Disparities in Three Underserved Beacon Communities”, Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved May 2016; 27(2):377-85.