Khadeja Kausar, Director of Process Engineering and Continuous Improvement at Northwell Health’s Community Health, oversees systems engineering and operational strategy. Ms. Kausar is consulted on internal process capabilities of all programs. She is an accomplished engineering professional with 10+ years of progressive experience who has successfully contributed to improving business efficiency by controlled systems design, operations management, project management, systems implementation, process improvement, business analysis/evaluation and quality management systems using Lean Six Sigma methodology, standards, and systems. With experience in performance improvement methodologies, and in educating healthcare professionals about integrating systems engineering methods into the delivery of care, her work focuses on developing models for improved efficiency and linking systems engineering to clinical, organizational, and financial success. Before starting her career at Northwell, she served as a business analyst at MagnaCare and as a researcher at National Energy Technology Labs (US Dept of Energy). She is a Mechanical Engineer with a passionate for making a difference in the community.