2nd Filipino Entrepreneurs Network Kapihan on Health Care | Global News

2nd Filipino Entrepreneurs Network Kapihan on Health Care

05:15 PM July 16, 2011

A monthly round table discussion of the day’s hot topics on business, entrepreneurship, investments, technopreneurship, innovation, and socio-economic trends for and by Filipino-Americans and Filipinos

40%of Filipino-owned firms in the US operate in health care and social assistance

Health care and social assistance account for 40% percent of all Filipino-owned business revenues


Sweeping changes in government regulation are creating opportunities for innovation and new businesses


Can health care-related businesses owned and  run by Filipino Americans really grow into multi-location and multi-branch companies? What are the challenges and opportunities facing Filipino entrepreneurs in health care?

Join us as we informally discuss these issues and more with successful Filipino entrepreneurs in the health care arena.
Ofelia Maristela, M.D. is the President of the PediaHealth Medical Group. She is the Clinical Instructor in the Department of Pediatrics and Medical Student Instructor of the Foundation of Patient Care in the School of Medicine at University of California, San Francisco. She is a member of the Immunization Local Advisory Board of Aventis Pasteur, Inc., founder of  HealthWays in Daly City, CA , member of the Committee on Interdisciplinary Practice in St. Luke’s Hospital, Health Advisory Committee of Head Start of San Mateo County, Advisory Board of the National Education Center and various committees of the Philippine Medical Society of Northern California. Dr. Maristela received her Doctoral Degree and BS in Pre Medicine from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines.

Yolanda Ruiz, Owner of Adult Day Care Programs & Transportation vans for the Developmental Disabled clients.

Nimfa Gamez, Founder/President of United Association of California Careproviders

Date: Saturday, July 16, 2011
Time: 9 AM to 11 AM
Venue: Mana Restaurant, 33 W. 25th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403

$12 Members
$17 Non-members


Registration fee guarantees one seat and a Filipino breakfast at Mana. You can choose from Tapsilog, Longsilog, Tocilog, Bisteksilog, adobosilog manok/baboy, sisigsilog, and kawalisilog
Seats limited to 30 so please RSVP asap https://fenkapihanhc2.eventbrite.com/ For questions, call Letty (408) 455-4137 or email [email protected]

See you all!
About FEN: The Filipino Entrepreneurs Network is a non-profit organization of Fil-Am entrepreneurs that aims to enable, educate, encourage, empower, and support Fil-Am entrepreneurs.www.filipinoentrepreneursnetwork.org

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