TDS CEO Judy Bay Whisenhunt, recently reelected as a member of the HIMAP Board of Trustees 2020-2021 for her fourth term, is at the forefront of delivering US-certified, AAPC-accredited healthcare programs.
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MANILA, 12 December 2019 — TDS has provided health technology businesses with various healthcare information management solutions, thereby helping deliver value-based care to clients. In fact, TDS has been supporting various companies in the IT-BPM industry, including the Healthcare Information Management sector in setting up their operation in the Philippines.
Through its Consulting, Recruitment, Training and Assessments’ capabilities, TDS has chiefly been at the forefront of providing globally recognized services. TDS is in fact an accredited American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) training institution in the Philippines for AAPC’s Medical Coding and Billing Certification Training programs.
From 2013 to-date, TDS has accordingly certified thousands of Medical Coders from various locations. In fact, AAPC recently accredited TDS Healthcare programs to run Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for coders.
Board of Trustees
Judy B. Whisenhunt, CEO of TDS Global Solutions, was recently reelected as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Healthcare Information Management Association of the Philippines (HIMAP) for 2020-2021. Hence, this is Judy’s fourth term in the HIMAP Board of Trustees.
“It is therefore my commitment to continue what I have started in supporting the growth, build the brand and credibility of the Association by providing value to its members, as the Chairman of the Membership Committee,” said Judy.
In particular, the other members of the HIMAP Board of Trustees are Beng Coronel, President of Pointwest Innovations; Sarah Machan-deSilva, Asia Chief of Staff of Alorica Philippines; Raymond Ang, Founder and CEO of Edulynx Corp.; Gail Macapagal, Country Director of Dynaquest Technology Services; Vincent Remo, director/VP for Innovation and Development of Advanced World Solutions; Myla Rose Reyes, Founder and CEO of GritXL KPO Solutions; Roger Salazar, President and Country Lead of Optum Global Solutions; and Jeff Williams, HIM Industry Advisor and Solution Architect for Genfinity Philippines.
Training and Certification
TDS executives and representatives have presented during previous Himscon conference discussions and at least one recent career fair.
Indeed, TDS offers medical coding and billing training with official certification from AAPC. Medical coding graduates get Certified Professional Coder (CPC) license, as well as a recognition and privilege to apply as a certified coder anywhere in the world.
Among the healthcare courses that TDS offers are:
- HIPAA Compliance 101, a one-day training course designed to provide participants with valuable insights into HIPAA and PHI;
- Healthcare 101, a three-day training course designed to provide the participants with valuable insights into the US Healthcare System; and
- Home Health Coding, diagnosis coding of Home Health Services which include OASIS, 5 Star & Discharge review. This may include a review of occupational and physical therapy, speech therapy, and skilled nursing, activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, and eating.
Healthcare professionals especially AAPC-certified medical coders/billers have an obligation to stay current for their certification. Hence, this includes continuing education in their respective fields of healthcare discipline.
Therefore, obtaining CEUs helps them keep up with the latest medical coding updates, compliance rules, and government regulations. This 2019, TDS has in fact become one of AAPC’s global CEU-approved partners.
AAPC meanwhile supports its healthcare members and partners in delivering online or classroom topics and subject matter.
About TDS (TeleDevelopment Services Inc.)
TDS has in fact established key partnerships with other companies and organizations beyond the IT-BPM industry. It has spent decades providing outsourcing solutions, consulting services, training and development programs, executive search and recruitment, and managed services for crucial departments of BPM operations. Now, TDS serves global clients and various industries. For more info, please email TDS at firstname.lastname@example.org or dial (+632) 8 631-8230, or US number (1-888) 788-4441.