Asimily, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based provider of an Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) risk management platform, announces that Priyanka Upendra (Priya) has joined the company as its senior director of customer success. An experienced healthcare technology management (HTM) leader, Upendra will facilitate the use of Asimily’s risk management platform and enable continuous improvement in process, product, analytics, and implementation.
Asimily has built an IoMT risk remediation and operations platform that secures medical and IoT devices in an efficient manner. With the largest knowledgebase of IoMT and security protocols, Asimily inventories and classifies every device across the healthcare organization, connected and stand-alone.
“Priya brings an unmatched track record when it comes to aligning healthcare technology with IoMT security, regulatory compliance, and patient safety, and overall delivering a superior customer experience,” says Asimily CEO Shankar Somasundaram. “As more healthcare organizations turn to Asimily’s IoMT risk remediation and operations platform, Priya’s expertise across all aspects of the healthcare technology and security ecosystem will help drive our next growth phase.”
Upendra brings to Asimily more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare sector. She previously served as a compliance program director at Banner Health; a compliance manager at Intermountain Healthcare; and held several HTM/clinical engineering roles at Stanford Health Care, Stanford Children’s Health, and Stanford University.
Upendra is a three-time AAMI award recipient and serves on several AAMI committees, including the Technology Management Executive Council. In 2020, she received the American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE) Professional Achievement in Technology award for her contributions to the HTM/CE profession and won the doctoral student paper for maximizing efficiency in HTM/CE workflows using lean and Six Sigma.
Moreover, she is the President-Elect of the ACCE and a liaison to its membership committee; and serves as a steering committee member of HTA, an alliance between AAMI, ACCE, and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. Upendra is also a member of the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center and participates in its Medical Device Security Information Sharing Council advisory group and the Patient Safety Improvement Collaborative.