• Global Healthcare IT-BPM market at $276 B in 2021
    Posted: Sep 20, 2016

    HIMS Conference 2016 Press Launch from left: Nikka Abes, Head for Marketing Services, Enterprise Group of Globe Business; Jeff Williams, HIMAP Chair, Commissioner Mon Ibrahim, Executive Consultant of DICT;  Beng Coronel, HIMAP President; Myla Reyes, HIMAP BOT; Judy Whisenhunt, HIMAP BOT; Roger Salazar, Jr., HIMAP VP; and Jedreck Estanislao, Head of Marketing Services of Eastern Communications.   At the HIMS Conference at Makati Shangri-la held last September 15, the Healthcare Information Management Association of the Philippines (HIMAP) disclosed that the Global Healthcare IT-BPM market is expected to grow from $170.47 billion revenues in 2016 to $276.79 billion in 2021.   “Out of the global healthcare BPO market, the Philippines is on tract to hit about $5 billion in revenues by 2022 which translates to 210,000 direct employments,” according to Ms.
  • HIMS CONFERENCE 2016 Global Convergence Enabling Inclusive Care and Innovation
    Posted: Jul 15, 2016

    MANILA – Healthcare Information Management Association of the Philippines (HIMAP) presents: “The Healthcare Information Management Services Conference 2016” at Makati Shangri-La Philippines on September 15, 2016. This HIMS Conference 2016 with the theme: “Global Convergence enabling inclusive care and innovation” will feature top health advisors as well as international experts that will talk about the trends in healthcare system, healthcare solutions and the convergence of global market and local services and serves as a venue for industry players, training institutions, vendors, other stakeholders, and the larger business community to identify key factors and programs that will contribute to positioning the Philippines as the leading destination for quality healthcare information management services. This conference is part of HIMAP’s mission to promote, market and represent the Philippine healthcare information management services in the global market.
    Posted: Jul 06, 2016

    MANILA – The Healthcare Information Management Services Conference is set to happen on September 15, 2016 at Makati Shangri-La Philippines. The event will be featuring top health advisors who will share their insights with topics concerning growth and innovation in the healthcare industry. The HIMS Conference 2016 speakers will give way to specific topics in relation with the different sectors of health such that of trends in healthcare system, healthcare solutions and the convergence of global market and local services. Among the topics included are the following: HIM-BPM Journey to Convergence and Transformation by HIMAP President Beng Coronel, Converging the Future of Care and Innovation in HIM-BPM by Frost and Sullivan, and Trends in the US Healthcare System and Impact of Value-Based Medicine on HIM-BPM Industry by Dan Schwebach. The conference ticket rates shall vary with the day of attendance and registration.
  • HealthInformatics, Inc. Now Becomes a HIMAP Member
    Posted: May 25, 2016

    17 March 2016 – Ascott Hotel Bonifacio Global City, Taguig – HealthInformatics, Inc., developer of the MedX eLearning platform, joins the Healthcare Information Management Association of the Philippines (HIMAP) in the HIMAP 1st Quarter of 2016 General Membership Meeting (GMM). Aligned with the vision of Advancing Global Health through Cloud Computing, HealthInformatics, Inc.
  • ICT Office Offers Scholarship Program to Generate Specialized ICT Skills for the Industry
    Posted: Jul 08, 2013

    The Department of Science and Technology-Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICT Office) has partnered with the Healthcare Information Management Outsourcing Association of the Philippines (HIMOAP) to implement theMedical Coding and Billing Training and Certification Project as both continue to seek a globally competitive and innovative healthcare information management (HIM) services sector contributing to inclusive growth and employment generation.   On the 5th of April, 2013, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the ICT Office and HIMOAP to work on a partnership to coordinate and mobilize activities to strengthen the competitiveness of the HIM industry, through programs in talent development, marketing, research and industry capability.
  • After call centers, Phil. IT-BPO seeks leadership in 4 more fast growing sectors
    Posted: Feb 01, 2012

    The Philippine Information Technology-Business Process Outsourcing (IT-BPO) Industry is aiming to become one of the world leaders in four more fast growing offshoring and outsourcing services, namely: Healthcare Information Management Outsourcing, Finance and  Accounting Outsourcing, HR Outsourcing and Creative Process Outsourcing, as well as solidifying its lead in call centers in the coming years.
  • Senate Approves Cybercrime Bill on Third Reading
    Posted: Feb 01, 2012

    Press ReleaseJanuary 30, 2012Senate approves cybercrime bill on third readingThe Senate passed on third reading today the proposed Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 which seeks to penalize individuals for internet-related crimes such as online theft, fraud and hacking.Sponsored by Sen.
  • Healthcare Information Outsourcing Industry Moving to Make Philippines a Major Global Player
    Posted: Aug 21, 2011

    With the dynamic and dedicated efforts of the Healthcare Information Management Outsourcing Association of the Philippines (HIMOAP) officers and members, the Philippines is well on its way to becoming a major player in outsourced global healthcare information management (HIM) services.   HIMOAP prioritizes to address the needs of this fast-growing industry by way of human resource capability building, standardizing the quality of skills, and promoting the country as a preferred destination for outsourced HIM services all over the world.
  • DOST supports expansion of IT-BPO industry
    Posted: Jul 26, 2011

    The Department of Science and Technology is ready to make ICT as enabling tool to help expand and sustain the burgeoning business process outsourcing industry.   “We believe DOST has the mandate and the knowledge resources to raise the number of BPO workforce in a significant way”, DOST Secretary Mario G.
  • HIM Outsourcing Industry Opens More Jobs for Filipinos Holds Biggest Yet HIM Congress
    Posted: Jun 23, 2011

    The Philippines, dubbed as the world’s 2nd largest outsourcing workforce, is currently employing an estimated 500,000 Filipinos in businesses related to customer service, accountancy and other operational support jobs that are hosted from the US, Europe and Canada. One of the most promising categories in the outsourcing arena that has rapidly escalated in popularity is in Healthcare Information Management (HIM) Industry.   The Healthcare Information Management Outsourcing Association of the Philippines (HIMOAP) forecasts to double its HIM workforce for 2011 and will continue expanding over the next 5 years in equal proportions.