Istikram Qaderi, MD MPS
Chief Quality and Transformation Officer
Penn Highlands Healthcare

Istikram Qaderi, MD MPS, is a senior healthcare executive with over 15 years of experience transforming healthcare organizations to high-performing, clinically integrated and customer-oriented organizations. 

Dr. Qaderi is the author of multiple articles, national speaker and subject matter expert on Systems Thinking & Framework, Quality, Safety (Just Culture), Performance Excellence & Lean, Patient Experience (Service Excellence), Culture Transformation, Physician/Staff Engagement and Creating High-Performing Organizations to nationally known exemplar large scope healthcare systems, national quality organizations and state hospital associations across the U.S. 

Currently, Dr. Qaderi serves as chief quality and transformation officer at Penn Highlands Healthcare, the largest health system in Northwestern-Central Pennsylvania. 

Penn Highlands Healthcare system consists of five hospitals, home care agency, two long-term care facilities, community pharmacies, more than 90 clinics and more than 4,400 employees and a medical staff of more than 700 providers.

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Chicago, IL 60631

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