Priyanka Upendra, BSBME, MSE, CHTM

Quality & Compliance Program Director, Technology Management/ ENTECH
Banner Health
Priyanka (Priya) Upendra is the Compliance Program Director of Technology Management/ ENTECH at Banner Health headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. In this role, she oversees the development and implementation of healthcare technology management compliance and quality activities and biomedical device cybersecurity. Prior to Banner, Upendra held leadership and front-line roles at Intermountain Healthcare, Stanford Health Care, and Stanford Children’s Health. Upendra holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Biomedical Engineering and is pursuing a PhD in Information Technology. She is a certified healthcare technology manager, change management specialist, and six sigma lean professional. Upendra is a Board of Director at the ACCE and leads the cybersecurity task force group. She is a member of AAMI’s Technology Management Council, BI&T Editorial Board, Nominating Committee, Awards Committee, Equipment Standards Committee, and Co-Chair of EQ93. She is also an active member of H-ISAC through MDSISC and HIMSS.