Fred Kumetz, CEO of eData Services and Board of Trustee member of the Health Information Management Association of the Philippines (“HIMAP”), served as Moderator at the Health Information Management Services 2016 Conference (“HIMS2016”), on a Panel titled “Electronic Claims Processing in the Philippines: Is Change Coming Soon?”
The conference was held on September 15, 2016 in Manila, Philippines. It was sponsored by the HIMAP, and the Department of Information and Communications Technology (“DICT”) of the Republic of the Philippines.
The panel consisted of Sam Matunog, V.P. of Segworks; Ted Herbosa, M.D., Chief, Division of Trauma Dept. of PGH; and Bobby Crisostomo, Division Chief IV of PhilHealth.
The program addressed the Philippine National Health Insurance Program through PhilHealth in its endeavor to support the use of technology in the delivery of health care services such as telemedicine, electronic health records, and the establishment of a comprehensive health database.
About eData Services
eData Services is an American owned and operated Health Information Management Company that has been in business for over 15 years. Its services include virtual medical scribing, virtual medical office assistance, medical and legal transcription, medical record summaries, telephonic medical histories, insurance verifications, medical exam scheduling, virtual medical office support and utilization review support.
eData’s head office is located in Beverly Hills, California and its center of operations is located in Makati, the central business district of Manila, the Philippines’ capital city.
About Health Information Management Association of the Philippines (HIMAP)
The Health Information Management Association of the Philippines (HIMAP), 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 BPO industry.
HIMAP serves the needs of the Health Information Management Service Organizations, by supporting and assisting education and training centers as it promotes the Philippines as the destination of choice for quality Healthcare Information Management outsourcing services.
For more information on HIMAP, visit their website at www.himap.org.