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Top 5 reasons to attend HIMOSC 2013

The 4th Healthcare Information Management Outsourcing Services Congress (HIMOSC) will be held on November 12 at the InterContinental Hotel in Makati City.

Check out the five reasons why you should attend the biggest healthcare outsourcing event of the year:

1. Healthcare BPO is considered the Philippines’ “hidden jewel.”

International advisor Everest Group named the HIM industry as the “hidden jewel” of the country in its January 2013 report. True enough, the healthcare BPM industry’s revenues increased from US$102 million in 2010 to US$460 million by end-2012. The sector also posted the highest growth in employment among the sectors of the IT-BPM industry.

2. HIMOAP is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

The Healthcare Information Management Outsourcing Association of the Philippines, together with the Department of Science and Technology’s Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICTO), are presenting this year’s HIMOSC.

HIMOAP is also celebrating its 10th anniversary, making HIMOSC the perfect venue to look back at the growth of the HIM industry over the past decade and to look forward to sustaining its growth.

3. Learn more about healthcare regulations and laws as well as the new coding system.

Heard about Affordable Care Act, Medicare Modernization Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the recently-signed Philippine Universal Healthcare law? What about the transition from ICD 9 to ICD 10? All these and their impact on the healthcare industry will be discussed in the session “Harnessing Opportunities in Healthcare Policies” and “Gearing Up for the Game Changer: International Classification of Disease 10.”

4. Get insights from a highly credible roster of panelists.

Respected names in the HIM industry as well as from the government and healthcare industry will provide insights on the different topics such as healthcare policies, talent development and retention, innovation and best practices, accessible healthcare, and the future of HIM.

Learn from the experts, including Department of Health Undersecretary Ted Herbosa, DOST-ICTO Deputy Executive Director Mon Ibrahim, DOST-ICTO Smart Cities Director Alejandro Melchor III, HIMOAP executives Dr. Penny Lauchangco, Jeff Williams and Myla Reyes, IT and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) Senior Executive director Gillian Virata and Executive Director for Talent Development Penny Bongato, TeleDevelopment President Jon Kaplan, EGS General Manager Sarah Machan-De Silva, Cognizant General Manager for Global Clinical Services Srikrishnan Srinivasa, GE Country Manager Ivan Alexi Arota, ADEC Group President and CEO James Donovan, among many others.

5. Network with key players in the healthcare and outsourcing industry.

HIMOSC is a venue for industry players to leaders in the healthcare and outsourcing industries. It gathers C-level executives in the HIM sector, operations managers and personnel, HR and training personnel, IT managers and vendors, and representatives from government, academe, hospitals, and pharmaceutical and insurance companies.

So what are you waiting for? Register for the biggest healthcare outsourcing event of the year! Visit

About the Healthcare Information Management Outsourcing Association of the Philippines (HIMOAP)
The Healthcare Information Management Outsourcing Association of the Philippines (HIMOAP), formerly known as the Medical Transcription Industry Association of the Philippines, Inc. (MTIAPI), is a non-stock, non-profit industry organization recognized by the Philippine government and BPM industry. The association was first registered as MTIAPI with the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission on October 16, 2003 and renamed as HIMOAP in August 2010.

HIMOAP prides itself in bringing together the Philippines’ most distinguished and active players in the healthcare outsourcing industry towards a common endeavor. The association serves the needs of the HIM service organizations, HIM education and training centers and vendors as it promotes the Philippines as the destination of choice for quality healthcare information management outsourcing services.

About the Healthcare Information Management Outsourcing Services Congress (HIMOSC)
The 4th HIMOSC, titled “Intensity 10: Propelling Healthcare Information Management to Exponential Growth”, will serve as a venue for key industry players, providers and the larger business community to address issues and trends in healthcare outsourcing towards exponential industry growth.

This year’s Congress, which celebrates the 10th anniversary of the HIMOAP, will allow industry leaders and various stakeholders to look back at the rapid growth of the HIM industry and to look forward to more growth opportunities. It will feature keynote presentations by industry and domain experts; panel discussions with top industry executives from around the region and respected and influential resource persons; and a supplier exhibit. It is expected to attract more than 250 high-level government officials and executives and the HIM, shared services industry, and key markets around the world.