Pointwest Delivers PH Digital Health IT, BPM in HIMAP Roadshow to HIMSS18

February 20, 2018

With the HIMSS18 conference set for March 2018, Pointwest joins the Philippine HIMAP contingent, led by Pointwest and HIMAP President Beng Coronel, which showcases Philippine HIM capabilities across the United States from New York to Las Vegas.

The roadshow comes at heels of the 2018 HIMS Conference & Exhibition, which is set to take place on March 5-9, 2018 in Las Vegas. The prestigious Healthcare Information Management conference brings together 45,000+ professionals from around the world, features over 300 education sessions, 1200+ vendors, and offers networking opportunities for participants.

HIMSS18 headlines the concept of connected health with their theme: Where the World Connects for Health. The five-day conference’s keynote speakers are Eric Schmidt (Technical Advisor and Former Executive Chairman of Alphabet Inc.), David Shulkin, MD (Secretary of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs), Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono (Director, Defense Health Agency (DHA)), Keller Rinaudo (Founder & CEO of Zipline), and Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Jr. (Role Model, Sports Legend and Successful Entrepreneur).

The annual HIMSS convention tackles important issues in Healthcare and related developments in Healthcare Information Management. Among the focal topics covered are Connected Health, Cybersecurity, Intelligent Health, and Innovative Health that highlights the need for the more recent technologies like Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML), Blockchain, Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality, and Internet of Things, just to name a few.

Pointwest, together with the Healthcare Information Management Association of the Philippines (HIMAP), and the Department of Trade and Industry’s Board of Investments (BOI) and Export Marketing Bureau (EMB), joins a multi-state roadshow entitled “Unlocking Opportunities, Embracing Change.” Participating companies are set to meet business leaders and showcase business case studies on their capabilities to support the innovative needs of US Healthcare businesses.

HIMSS18 and Digital Health IT, BPM

The largest Filipino-owned digital innovation firm brings its digital IT expertise into the fold and features various service offerings on Cybersecurity, Data Science and Analytics, and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) on top of its proven track record on Omni-Channel Application Development and Management (ADM) and Automated Software Testing. New to Pointwest’s portfolio are service offerings on Salesforce Platform Development and Blockchain for Electronic Medical Records (EMR), which supplements the company’s capability to support any US Healthcare organization’s drive to innovate and transform their business.

Adding to its digital IT stack, Pointwest also presents opportunities to support US Healthcare companies on Pharmacy Benefits Management, Billing and Claims Management, Clinical Research Support and various other Business Process Management offerings.

Pointwest Vice President for US-Western Region and Healthcare Business Unit Head Lucy Flores leads the Pointwest team through the roadshow to HIMSS18. Flores joined by Juanloz “JL” Botor, Pointwest BPO Practice Head, and Remil “Mel” Basa, Business Development Director for  Healthcare, brings more than a decade’s worth of experience in delivering Healthcare Information Management services to leading US companies in the Healthcare and Life Sciences sector. Having been recognized as one of the 50 leading companies for women in APEC, Pointwest expects to meet other influential women in Health IT and work together on common issues in the field.

The HIMAP Roadshow Schedule

Pointwest with HIMAP in New York

The HIMAP roadshow’s first stop is in New York City on February 26 from 2:30PM to 7:00PM at the Kalayaan Hall, 2nd Floor Philippine Center, 556 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10036.

Pointwest with HIMAP at Houston

The midway stop before reaching HIMSS18 is set for Houston on March 1 from 2:30PM to 7:00PM at the Texas Medical Center, 6550 Bertner Avenue, Houston, Texas 77030.

Pointwest at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas

With the final leg of the roadshow taking place in HIMSS18, the HIMAP delegation expects to discuss with interested customers at  Booth 11028 in the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas.

“With connected and intelligent health as the focus for the HIMSS18 conference, we are confident that the Philippine HIM industry and Pointwest can effectively support the needs of US Healthcare organizations to provide innovative quality healthcare and enhance patient engagement.” Ma Cristina “Beng” Coronel, Pointwest President and CEO


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