Stephen Hoover, MS

Data Scientist, Health Systems Optimization

Stephen serves as a Data Scientist with the Value Institute and has experience applying predictive analytics and operations research to improve care delivery. He has been involved in several projects, including the implementation and evaluation of Christiana Early Warning System (CEWS), process simulation and redesign in the Emergency Department, hospital capacity and demand forecasting, and optimization of surgical block scheduling. Stephen’s professional interests include the development and implementation of machine learning models, applied optimization, computer simulation, and user-interface/dashboard development.

Stephen received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh, double majoring in Economics and Business Administration. He holds a Master of Science from Drexel University in Business Analytics with a concentration in Operations Research. Prior to joining Christiana Care, he worked as a risk analyst for a commercial insurance brokerage focusing on high risk non-profits and technology start-ups.