HIMAP

AcronymDefinition
HIMAPHierarchical Modeling & Analysis Package
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Kumetz has been instrumental in the success of HIMAP since its inception in 2001 by initially breaking down limitations and barriers to entry faced by medical transcription companies in the Philippines.
Kumetz stated, "I look forward to serving on the Board and to serve all of the members of HIMAP over the next year.
The Healthcare Information Management Outsourcing Association of the Philippines (HIMAP) formerly known as the Medical Transcription Industry Association of the Philippines, Inc.
'Ideally, training participants are expected to be ICT professionals specializing in medical coding and billing, who are readily employable with skills deemed sufficient for industry needs and international certification standards,' the TDS quoted Cristina Coronel, president of Himap, as saying.
She said the CPC credential has been considered 'the gold standard for medical coding in a physician office setting' and the program's goal 'is for the trainees to qualify for hiring by reputable companies and Himap members.'
The TDS said all interested trainees would undergo the assessment process that the DICT, Himap and TDS agreed on.
But both Himap chair Jeff Williams and executive director Jeanette Carillo emphasize that HIM combines healthcare and IT skills.
Ideally, training participants are expected to be ICT professionals 'specializing in medical coding and billing, who are readily employable with skills deemed sufficient for industry needs and international certification standards,' HIMAP President Cristina Coronel was quoted in a statement by the DICT.
She said the CPC credential has been considered as 'the gold standard for medical coding in a physician office setting.' According to Coronel, the program's goal is for the trainees to qualify for hiring by reputable companies and HIMAP members.
All interested trainees will undergo the assessment process that DICT, HIMAP and TeleDevelopment earlier agreed on.
HIMAP taps the industry's foremost experts, top healthcare professionals and clinical players, the academe and an international network of associations to build a sustainable ecosystem that will support the HIM sector to thrive and grow.