Maria Caban Alizondo, PhD, RHIT, FAHIMA
Maria is the director of health information management services for UCLA Health System in Los Angeles, CA. She has been president of the California Health Information Association, CA delegate to AHIMA, and chair of the CHIA Governance Committee and Technology Taskforce. She participated in authoring the AHIMA CDI Toolkit, AHIMA Future of the House Taskforce and the AHIMA Envisioning Collaborative and is a proud AHIMA Mentor. Maria is passionate about strategic change, leadership, and developing new professionals. She writes and presents frequently on topics that influence the profession, including strategic change management, relational leadership, applied informatics and governance, and operational technology integrations.