GI Operations Benchmarking

Supporting Focused Operational and Business Decision-Making

The ASGE GI Operations Benchmarking web-based platform allows you to compare your unit’s operational and financial performance in key areas providing robust data using over 100 metrics. Enhance practice efficiencies and profitability through data-driven decision-making.

Reasons to Benchmark
Benchmarking your operational and financial performance allows your unit to:

  • Analyze trends in your units operational and financial performance year-to-year.
  • Compare key operational, patient, procedure, personnel and financial metrics.
  • Evaluate the data for your units against the entire study.
  • Determine areas for improvement and where your team needs to focus its time to enhance performance.
Key Benchmarking Features and Areas
Key Benchmarking Features:

  • Web-Based Platform
  • 24/7 Access to Platform
  • Data Entry During Multiple Sessions
Key Benchmarking Areas:

  • Endoscopic Unit Characteristics
  • Clinical Labor Cost and Characteristics
  • Patient and Procedure Volume
  • Revenue and Expenses
  • Ancillary Services
  • Quality Improvement and Regulatory Compliance                                        
Who Can Participate?

The ASGE GI Operations Benchmarking platform is free. GI units in all settings can participate. Only units that participate will have access to the valuable interactive and customizable comparative data tables, charts and reports that will assist your team in having a clear picture of your unit’s operational and financial performance. Non-participants will continue to have access to an annual report for purchase.

Platform Registration Information

In order to begin benchmarking and gain access to the platform, please complete the benchmarking platform registration form through submitting information for both your unit as well as up to two designated authorized users. Past Survey participants previously registered in the platform do not need to re-register and can immediately log-in (unless either of your unit(s) two authorized users have changed).    

Please enter the following to begin the registration process:

  • Unit name and address information. 
  • A unit staff member who will be responsible for reading and agreeing to the conditions of the disclaimer (please note this can be the same as an authorized user).
  • Up to two authorized users who will be responsible for entering data for the unit.

After the registration form is submitted, any authorized user will be able to access the platform with their existing ASGE user ID and password within 48 hours once the platform opens, enabling unit access.

Getting Started in the Platform

In order to begin benchmarking and gain access to the platform, please complete the platform registration form through submitting information for both your unit as well as your designated authorized user(s).   

Platform Sign-On.  All users will be able to sign-on to the platform through the log-on page. Your username and password for the GI Operations Benchmarking Platform will be the same as for the ASGE website

Forgot your ASGE website password?  You can reset online. Within a few minutes of requesting a password reset, you will receive by email, a link to reset your password. If you don’t see it, be sure to check your spam inbox. Click the link in the email, which will take you to, to the “set new password” page. Then, log in with your new password.

Not an existing user?  If you do not have an existing user name and password, you can create one from the website. Go to the ASGE account login page and select the “Create an Account” button to provide your information. An email will be sent to you that will include an activation link. Once you activate your ASGE account you may complete the GI Operations Benchmarking Platform Registration Form. Authorized users of multiple units will be able access data for all registered units through a single access point. If you are experiencing any issues with the log-on process, you may contact Michelle Akers, ASGE Senior Manager of Practice Management and Reimbursement via email at or (630) 570-5613.

Complete the Registration Process.  All participating units will be required to complete the registration process. Each unit is allowed up to two authorized users that can enter information and download reports.  Please note, if your unit has multiple locations, a separate registration form will need to be completed for each location.

Review the Platform Users Guide and Question.
  Once you log on and accept ASGE's Terms of Service to gain access, you will find the Users Guide and Question Set Worksheet you may download in Excel or PDF form with all the questions contained in the platform to facilitate your collection of data.
Authorized users may share the benchmarking questions with other members of your team who may be responsible for specific sections of the survey.

 All identifying information will remain confidential and will not be accessible to any platform user. Access to the platform is available 24/7 and can be entered via multiple sessions.

Data Collection Time Period.  
Collection of 2016 - 2020 is currently open to both existing and new users.

Completion Threshold. 
 Data for the 2019 and 2020 and calendar years is currently being collect for future analyses reports.  Please note that units must complete at least 70 percent of ALL platform questions (including all required questions), to receive access to the reporting and comparison tools.

Benchmarking Webinar Screenshot
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For more information, contact Michelle Akers, ASGE Senior Manager of Practice Management and Reimbursement at or (630) 570-5613.