Week 7 Competency Assignment: Benchmarking
CAHIIM Competencies Assessed:
Subdomain VI.F Strategic and Organizational Management
- Implement a departmental strategic plan i.e. benchmarking (Blooms 3)
- Read the article provided: (attached)
Hughes, Gwen. “Using Benchmarking for Performance Improvement (AHIMA Practice Brief).” Journal of AHIMA 74, no.2 (2003): 64A-D.
- Assume you are a hospital HIM Manager and you need to work toward part of the new strategic plan that indicates that your department will use benchmarking to improve coding production.
- Based on the concepts of successful benchmarking described in the article, describe how you will embrace, adopt, and implement benchmarking for your coding production.
- You may complete this assignment in a list or table type of format (rather than a research paper format) as long as you include thorough information and description of the steps you plan to take
- You completed assignment should be 1-2 pages, not including the cover sheet and reference page.