BC Advantage - 2018 Issue 5

Key Performance Indicators Revisited

DI's present-day Key Performance Indicators centered upon reimbursement do not truly reflect a meaningful account of performance in impacting the quality, completeness and effectiveness of medical record documentation. Common KPIs include number of physician queries left, number of queries responded to by the physician, number of queries responded to by the physician that captured a CC or MCC, number of queries responded to by the physician that impacted severity of illness/risk of mortality, number of charts opened and reviewed per day, etc. Examining each KPI individually as well as collectively clearly demonstrate a lack of correlation with measurable improvement...

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