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Inaugural HIM Benchmark Report

Be the first to see the Big Picture in HIM.

2015_Benchmark_Report_image.jpgEach 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.

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  • 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.

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