15 benchmarks for GI procedures at ASCs

The following data is gathered from an AAAHC benchmarking study of 35 organizations performing 177,109 colonoscopies and 21 organizations performing 35,083 esophagogastroduodenoscopy procedures between January and June 2017.

Colonoscopy

1. 77 percent of colonoscopy patients report little or no discomfort during bowel preparation.

2. 70 percent of colonoscopy patients wait less than a month between scheduling their colonoscopy and having the procedure.

3. 99 percent of colonoscopy patients report being comfortable after discharge.

4. 97 percent of colonoscopy patients report little or no discomfort during the procedure and 99 percent would recommend it to others.

5. 100 percent of colonoscopy patients report understanding the procedure.

6. Colonoscopy procedure time is 10 to 54 minutes.

7. Pre-procedure time for colonoscopy is 29 to 111 minutes, covering patient check-in to scope insertion.

8. Colonoscopy discharge time is 15 to 54 minutes for ASCs.

EGD

9. 89 percent of esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) patients wait less than a month between scheduling their EGD and having the procedure.

10. 99 percent of EGD patients report being comfortable after discharge.

11. 100 percent of EGD patients report little or no discomfort during the procedure and 99 percent would recommend it to others.

12. 100 percent of EGD patients report understanding the procedure.

13. EGD procedure time is three to 18 minutes.

14. Pre-procedure time for EGD is 24 to 98 minutes, covering patient check-in to scope insertion.

15. EGD discharge time is 20 to 80 minutes for ASCs.

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