Operational Efficiency Metrics

Operational Efficiency Metrics 2017-05-23T16:47:10-06:00
Metric and Description
Dialysis Rounding
(4x/month)


Frequency with which physicians achieve patient visits 4x/month in an outpatient setting (CPT code 90960)
How do you calculate this?
  • Rounding inefficiency
  • Resource deployment
  • (e.g., non-physician providers)
What impacts this metric?
  • Clean and timely claims
  • Charge entry and EMR interface
  • Web-based practice-management system
What is the industry average?
73%
Your Dialysis Rounding = xx%
Metric and Description
Physician Productivity
(work RVU or wRVU)


Indication of the relative level of time, skill, training and intensity to provide a given service
How do you calculate this?
Annual individual productivity may be calculated from CPT codes
What impacts this metric?
  • Coding prevalence
  • Rounding inefficiency
  • Market dynamics
What is the industry average?
8,632 wRVUs (annual)

How did you stack up?

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