Asimily, a provider of Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) risk management platform, has announced that Priyanka “Priya” Upendra has joined the company as its senior director of customer success. An experienced and innovative healthcare technology management (HTM) leader, Upendra will facilitate the use of Asimily’s risk management platform and ensure 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 a large knowledgebase of IoMT and security protocols, Asimily inventories and classifies every device across the health care 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,” said Shankar Somasundaram, CEO, Asimily. “As more health care 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 joins Asimily with over 15 years of experience in the health care industry and as a steadfast advocate for patient safety and innovation. She served as a compliance program director at Banner Health, compliance manager at Intermountain Healthcare, and several HTM/ clinical engineering (CE) roles at Stanford Health Care, Stanford Children’s Health and Stanford University.
Upendra has been a three-time award recipient from AAMI and is an active member of several committees, including the Technology Management Executive Council. In 2020, she received the 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. She is the President-Elect of ACCE and a liaison to its membership committee; and a steering committee member of HTA, an alliance between AAMI, ACCE, and HIMSS. She is a member of H-ISAC and participates in its MDSISC advisory group and PSIC.
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