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Each HIM department is unique, but there are common issues, challenges, and topics faced by all. Together with Advance Healthcare Network we uncover how HIM leaders nationwide are handling ICD-10, addressing outsourcing, utilizing technology and evaluating offshore resources.
Receive your own copy of the report by filling out the form on the right. In the meantime, here is a sneak peak into some of the trends our data has revealed.
- A Plethora of Challenges: Respondents equally ranked Coder Productivity, Quality, and Managing Financial Metrics as their biggest challenge in managing a department.
- Naive on Productivity: 75% believe the productivity impact from ICD-10 will be at least 30%, however over a third are not planning on adding incremental resources to address this issue.
- Outsource Vendor Roulette: About 60% of respondents outsource a portion of their coding needs. Nearly 50% work with one or two vendors however an astonishing 45% work with seven or more which speaks to the fragmented nature of this industry.