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Ascendant Technologies Inc.


Ascendant Technologies Inc is a software development company dedicated in providing comprehensive and high quality information systems business solutions for medium sized industries, primarily in the field of healthcare digital systems management.

Ascendant Technologies maintains strategic partnerships with key providers in the Philippines, as well with companies in the Midwest and Silicon Valley, to deliver timely, cost effective and high technology development tools suitable to the specific needs of our clients.


It has been our discipline to constantly seek ways to deliver actionable strategies and solutions in order to satisfy the needs of our clients, and bring the company to a new level of expertise, primarily in the field of software development.


Ascendant Technologies Inc, designed and developed the iMD Electronic Health Medical Record System,the pioneering patient digital records software in the Philippines. iMD is a web based software which enables medical practitioners to maintain an accurate, comprehensive and real time database of their patients, with unlimited 24 x 7 access to their information.

    Some of the benefits of iMD EMR:
  • Accuracy in coding, retrieving and cataloging of patient records.
  • Flexibility in conducting more advanced research.
  • Easier coordinating with HMOs due to the integration if ICD-10 and CPT -10 codes.
  • Securing and maintaining your valuable patients data will be worry free due to the easy back up of all files and industry grade software protection in place.
  • Accessing your patient information from multiple clinics will be much easier.
  • Customizing your software package cost may be provided based on specific needs and
    current healthcare set up.
    • Practitioners can easily view their appointments through their Smart phones by using a standard web browser.
    • Details of every appointment can easily be viewed and updated.
    • Admin staff can view doctor’s calendar and daily appoiontments.
  • Patient Profile
    • Easily captures patient identification (name, address, phone number, date of birth, etc.) needed to establish profile of patient.
    • Includes family medical history which can identify people with a higher predisposition of diseases such as heart disease, stroke, certain cancers, and diabetes.
    • Primary and secondary physician can be added.
  • Procedure
    • Ability to add new procedures, information on the surgeon(s) performing the operation, position, anesthesia and blood loss information.
    • Improves surgeon communication through the ability to access critical patient information from any source.
    • Ability to link up with different agencies of the hospital (i..e. lab procedures, accounting) for easier coordination.
  • Laboratory
    • There is an organized catalogue of laboratory work in place, which will avoid misdiagnosis.
    • Displays the summary of laboratory results to easily identify or analyze changes in results.

Our Clients










Centro Holistico

Golingay General Hospital

Catholic Charities

Small Jobs Guru



Our App Projects


The app features popular travel destinations in the Philippines and comprehensive local flight info from airline companies.


The app shows an extensive breadth of recipes, ingredients and helpful cooking tips, complete with mouth-watering food images.


The app is designed to test basic-to-difficult addition skills for children.


This app is designed to challenge kids to unscramble words, and rearrange it to make complete sentences.


This app is designed to teach children the basics in the identification of different types of shapes.

Our Services


Ascendant is in agreement with the Philippine Long Distance Company (PLDT) wherein PLDT shall take Ascendant’s iMD EMR under PLDT’s Cloud Services for SME. Under this agreement, PLDT shall utilize their marketing force to market iMD throughout the country. It will also provide a strong base of customer service support through PLDT’s vast and established customer service group. And with this partnership Ascendants iMD EMR software shall be housed in PLDT’s cloud infrastructure guaranteeing stability, security and ease of scalability.


We perform needs analysis and systems integration work as well consultancy, training, and customer support for our clients. We provide both offshore and on site services.

We are also involved with other IT-related projects such as managed hosting services and hardware installation & configuration.


This is the full blown product of Ascendant, which provides a multi –user, multi access point system for use by the entire clinic. This includes the patient information system plus Labs, Radiology and Front Desk/ Calendaring system, as well as a link to the back-end Billing system.This will be delivered using the cloud based “virtual server” model, wherein the system shall be a private VPS on the cloud. After which the user will hook up to the network and can access through multiple workstations throughout the clinic. They will have an automatic back up to the EMR central server and can be accessed by doctors over the web from different locations. The reasons for VPS appliance system is primarily for security and stability, because it prevents unauthorized access, intellectual property theft, admin user errors and damages from other unrelated software. It will also allow the user to design the program for system optimization without taking into account the other programs on the computer.


We offer to fully maximize your web presence and drive even more revenue into your business. Our creative design team will create a visually attractive web presence with intuitive navigation, as well as an effective delivery system to upsell your marketing message and value proposition.


Ascendant embraces the growing demand for enterprise mobility in app development for mobile phones, tablets and large device formats. We offer a complete end-to-end and delivery of mobile software and app development services at competitive rates. We build these technologies across platforms such as android and IOS operating systems.

Our Team

Mr. Sergio V. Arroyo

Sergio Arroyo is an alumnus of U.C. Berkeley. He brings to Ascendant his extensive technical experience that he gained from working for seven years in Silicon Valley for such companies such as NBC and American Express. Previous to that, on the local scene, he was a degree holder at De La Salle University and the youngest licensed trader of the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE). He continued on as a financial analyst and portfolio manager before he moved on to take up post graduate studies at UC Berkeley.

Dr. Ramon B. Gustilo

Dr. Gustilo is a former head of the Orthopedic Department of Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He holds a position in Ascendant Technologies as one of the company’s Board of Directors.

Dr. Gustilo is widely known in the orthopedic field for his legendary “Gustilo Maneuver.” He has developed and patented several orthopedic hip replacement parts and other prosthesis. He is also the Founder and Chair of the Philippine Orthopedic Institute (POI) and other corporations.

He plowed back much of his earnings to his birthplace, Manapla, Negros Occidental, Philippines, where he established a hotel shopping complex and rebuilt the village’s Catholic church.

Mr. Nicolas Gustilo

Nicolas Gustilo lends his considerable technical skill and talent that he gained from many years of providing mobile solutions and communication architecture to such renowned companies such as Cingular and Verizon Wireless, a wholly owned subsidiary of telecommunications giant, Verizon Communications. Mr. Gustilo is currently based in Kansas City.

Mr. Joel Garcia

Joel Garcia has a Master of Health Services Administration from The George Washington University and currently consults for both Butuan Doctor’s College and Hospital. He is a former administrator at Asian Hospital and Medical Center, the premiere hospital in the Philippines, where from 2002-2006, he served both as Chief Information Officer and Director for General Services.

Our Partners


Cogent Solutions is a software development company located in the heart of Silicon Valley, with emphasis on providing technology solutions such as monitored support and services, legacy systems upgrade, systems integration, network design and install, project management and custom system design. Technical solutions provided by CSI also consists of cloud and CRM solutions, ERP solutions, security and data backup storage, VOIP and medical information systems.

Accomplished projects for CSI are web design and development, graphics, editing, website migration and app build services.


ACE is a company based in Virgina, USA that provides highly sophisticated technologies such as software defined networking (SDN), network architecture & design, and telecommunications. Ascendant has on going projects in the areas of financial and app development.


Lifeline Ambulance Rescue is highly trusted and regarded as the country’s Rescue 911. It is also the first and only dedicated “Emergency Quick Response” in the country. It prides itself in having Jaws of Life, nine (9) fully-equipped ambulances (Alpha) that are “virtual emergency rooms on wheels” as well as a fleet of first responder cars (Charlie) and pickups with the ability to respond to medical emergencies and life-threatening scenarios incessantly 24/7.

Lifeline also boasts of over 1.2 million strong members, corporate members included.

Ascendant Technologies had just inked an agreement to install IMD EMR system to Lifeline’s outpatient clinics and EQR ambulances.


CMED is led by Dr. Jorge M. Garcia, the founding chairman of Asian Hospital and Medical Center. He is one of the world’s leading heart surgeons, the one who conducted the first heart transplant in the Philippines.

Dr. Garcia also subsequently founded the Makati Heart Foundation after institutionalizing a cardiac surgery program at Makati Medical Center, similar to what he had established in Washington, D.C., where he served as the Chief of Cardiac Surgery at the Washington Hospital Center and Clinical Professor of Surgery at Georgetown University.

Together with Ayudamed’s President, Sedrick Hodgens, this partnership has the goal of making healthcare more accessible through mobile diagnostics and technology.


Ascendant Technologies, Inc. attended the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (ABIS) 2017: “World Leaders’ Roadmap Towards Prosperity for All”

Ascendant Technologies, Inc. won the Takeda Pharmaceutical Digital Healthcare Innovation Challenge


One of the Top 3 Accelerate2030 Finalists of the Philippines

Ascendant Technologies, Inc. chosen by DICT as the Philippine Representative to Startups@ASEAN Program

Ascendant Technologies, Inc. a Finalist for Startups to the ResQue Slingshot ASEAN Pitching Competition


Ascendant Technologies, Inc., snatched the top prize for its electronic medical record (EMR) solution called The Finder. A unique feature of Ascendant’s EMR system is that it can catch red flags in a basic patient examination and forward them to the doctor specialists for further examination. For winning the contest, Ascendant Technologies, Inc., was awarded a cash prize and the chance to work with Takeda Pharmaceuticals International to further develop its EMR solution.

The Digital Healthcare Innovation Challenge is underwritten by Takeda Healthcare Philippines Inc. (THPI), which is a subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GMBH, based in Switzerland.

After a rigorous round of pitches from 12 start-up companies, Ascendant Technologies, Inc., emerged on top of only three companies to win the approval of a panel of judges for the Asian Roadshow Event for Kickstart Accelerator. Ascendant Technologies ended up receiving an advantage code with increased chances of being shortlisted for the succeeding rounds of the competition.

Impact Hub Manila hosted this event to help the startups sharpen their pitch, as well as encourage them to make room for improvement through the mentorship, and be motivated to do their best in the midst of competition.

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) as country coordinator for the program coursed out a call to our partners and stakeholders for applications of growth-stage startups who are eligible and in a good position to maximize this opportunity, the Startups@ASEAN Program is initiated by the Infocomm Media Development Authority - Singapore and is part of the 16th ASEAN Telecommuncation Ministers Meeting (TELMIN).

The DICT believes that Ascendant Technologies will best represent the Philippines in the regional event and was chosen as the Philippine Representative to the STARTUPS@ASEAN Program.

Accelerate2030 is a cross-border scaling program for positive social and environmental impact launched by Impact Hub Geneva in 2016 with UNDP as the founding partner. The mission of Accelerate2030 is to scale the impact of ventures that contribute towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to help them develop sustainable corporate culture in line with their values. Accelerate2030 was participated in by 17 Impact Hubs across the globe, and Ascendant Technologies, Inc. was chosen as one of the Top 3 Accelerate Finalists in the Philippines.

ASEAN Impact Challenge is a regional program designed by Impact Hub Kuala Lumpur to discover innovators and entrepreneurs from Southeast Asia who are accelerating the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals through cross-sector partnerships and disruptive innovations. Initiatives by the participant teams have ranged from waste management, agriculture, microfinance, microbiology, improving livelihoods, alternative education, environment, and construction.

At the Regional Finals, 10 Finalist Teams from ASEAN countries with a proven innovation and impact model were given the opportunity to pitch their revolutionary initiatives to a group of entrepreneurs, investors, and corporations.

Ascendant Technologies, Inc.’s Artemis Health Ecosystem, an Inclusive Healthcare Track, which bridges the gap between rural health workers with an IA decision support system linking patients to an ecosystem of doctors, and laboratory facilities was chosen as of the Top Winners of this challenge.

One of the Department of Trade and Industry’s private sector partner in developing and promoting startups, QBO Innovation Hub, picked Ascendant Technologies, Inc. as one of the 20 picks among over 130 participating startups across ASEAN for its first STARTUP TO THE RESQUE pitch competition.

Organized by QBO Innovation Hub, STARTUP TO THE RESQUE is a pitch competition in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF), and DTI’s SlingShot ASEAN. The pitch competition challenged startups to develop the best innovation solution related to disaster resilience and recovery.

ABIS 2017 is a three-day conference designed with movable forum blocks with keynote addresses delivered by State Leaders in between topics. Derivative activities such as plenary workshops, series of informal talks, question-and-answer sessions, facilitated conversations, round tables, and other activities are set to tie in with the summit official agenda.

An estimated 1,700 top level executives representing diverse sectors, distinguished thought leaders, champions and leaders from the government, business, academe and research entities from the region, entrepreneurs, and entrepreneurship mentors and enablers. ABIS expects the ASEAN, its partners, and the world. 

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PLDT SME Nation was formed to boost effectiveness and market perfornance of small to medium-sized businesses that form the essential backbone of Philippine economy. It is dedicated to providing Filipino consumers with connectivity, hardware, and support that will suit the needs of startup entrepreneurs.

Ascendant’s EMR, through PLDT’s enterprise arm, PLDT SME Nation, has been showcased as one of PLDT’s 18 cloud-based applications. The EMR has been named as PLDT Cloud EMR with goals of enhancing clinic and medical record efficiencies as well as increasing revenue opportunities. Projects completed and instantiated were clinics from the Laguna and, very recently, one from Davao province.


This is the first and only dedicated Emergency Quick Response service in the Philippines. Lifeline is a highly trusted emergency services provider and regarded as the country’s “Rescue 911”.

Ascendant recently signed an agreement to install EMR system to Lifeline’s outpatient clinics and their 9 fully equipped alpha EQR ambulances, which serve as vitural emergency rooms on wheels.


In 2007 Samsung launched their SmartTV which features an extensive array of technological advances from voice, gesture and smartphone, web browsing, universal search via voice, remote control and a broad spectrum of TV apps.

Ascendant was tasked to develop a cuisine app featuring a renowned chef from the Philippines, an airline travel information and booking app and a few educational apps for children.


Established in 1999 and currently operating in Cebu City, Ascendant deployed it’s EMR iMD Cloud System including server set up and network services.


A world class tertiary hospital in operation for 40 years. Ascendant was able to instantiate an EMR iMD Cloud system for orthopedic doctors clinics on a monthly subscription basis.


This is a private practice patterned after group practices in the United States. Established in Manila in 1987,POI has now grown into 7 clinics all over Metro Manila. Ascendant recently migrated POI’s onsite EMR iMD to Cloud. Currently the facility is employing full use of the EMR iMD on a monthly subscription basis.


Intellicare is engaged in the delivery of managed healthcare services through health maintenance or plans. Ascendant help analyzed and give recommendation on the improvement of their clinic information processing system.


Merck Sharpe & Dohme is an international developer, manufacturer and distributor of pharmaceuticals. MSD agreed to purchase EMR iMD licenses and hardware install, mainly for their clients as well as for their internal usage.


Smart Communications is the Philippines dominant wireless service provider with the most extensive and modern network infrastructure. Ascendant is currently working on providing back end technical and testing solutions.


A Davao based 21-bed hospital that acquired an EMR subscription agreement in 2014.


A Wellness & Holistic Medicine Clinic based in Alabang, run by a dynamic team of medical practitioners, recently signed an EMR subscription based agreement to fulfill their medical records prequisites.

The EMR system will be used throughout their clinic primarily as a tool for maintaining, managing and storing of valuable patient information.


This is a large network of private social organizations based in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. Ascendant was also tasked to provide website development services.


This is a one-stop shop for small home improvement projects based in San Jose, California, USA. Ascendant was tasked to provide website development services.


Medliant is an international recruiting specialist for doctors, nurses, pharmacists and therapists for placement in the United States and United Kingdom. Ascendant was tasked with the conceptualization, development of their website.


EMAPTA is a company which advises and assists small business owners to gain a competitive edge by leveraging the benefits of lower operating costs provided by outsourcing companies to stimulate business growth. It specializes in General Business, Accounting and Financial Services, Legal, Marketing, IT Support, Media, Transport and Logistics, and Retail. As the motto of EMAPTA says, “Whatever your business is, and how many people you need to hire, if the skills required can be sourced in the Philippines, then the activities can be offshored with EMAPTA.”



We are looking for an Applications developer to join a collaborative project team in our Ayala, Makati office. As a developer, you will be responsible for working closely with your project team to deliver against business requirements for your assigned client(s). The developer shall be working more on iOS and Android projects.


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We are looking for competitive healthcare and/or pharmaceutical sales executives, male and female, who can thrive in a fast-paced business environment. You will act as the key link between our company and healthcare professionals and you will aim at meeting sales targets.  Both will be responsible for selling iMD EMR to clinics, hospital and doctor’s offices and healthcare professionals.  The goal is to increase the Ascendant EMR visibility and awareness and maximize sales growth.






This position is responsible for expert level performance in specific areas related to Ascendant Technologies’ provision of technical or business solutions/systems to clients.