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. Data Collection is Now Open Until August 31! 

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.
  • Contrast 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
Below are a sampling of financial and operational reports available to participating units through the GI Operations Benchmarking Platform. Reports will be available to units in early September upon the close of data collection. 

Revenue Per Case & Procedure   Expense Breakout









                                         Expense Per Case & Procedure
Who Can Participate?

The ASGE GI Operations Benchmarking platform is a free member benefit. 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.  

Each authorized user needs to be a member of ASGE. Membership categories include physician, associate (i.e., registered nurses, technicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners), and affiliate (i.e., practice managers, practice administrators) among others.

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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.   

Each authorized user needs to be a member of ASGE. Membership categories include physician, associate (i.e., registered nurses, technicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners), and affiliate (i.e., practice managers, practice administrators) among others. For additional information regarding ASGE membership, please click here.

Please enter the following to begin the registration process:

  1. Unit name and address information. 

  2.  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). 

  3. 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. More time will be needed for new members who are registering for the first time. 

Getting Started With 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).   

  1. 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. Authorized users must be ASGE members. Please note, if your unit has multiple locations, a separate registration form will need to be completed for each location.

  2. 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 ASGE.org 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 ASGE.org, to the “set new password” page. Then, log in with your new password.

    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 Jason Richie, ASGE Manager of Health Policy and Practice via email at operationsbenchmarking@asge.org or (630) 570-5643.

  3. Review the Question Set Worksheet and Platform User’s Guide:  Once you log-on and accept ASGE's Terms of Service to gain access, you will find an Excel worksheet with all the questions contained in the platform as well as a platform User’s Guide.                                                                                                                                                    
    In order make data collection and import easier, ASGE has developed an Excel worksheet for authorized users to collect their data. This worksheet provides you the opportunity to share the benchmarking questions with other members of your team who may be responsible for specific sections of the survey.

  4. Confidentiality: 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.

  5. Data Collection Time Period: Collection of 2016 calendar year data will continue until August 31, 2017.

  6. Completion Threshold: 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. These resources will be available to units in early September upon the close of data collection.


For more information, contact Jason Richie, ASGE Manager of Health Policy & Practice at operationsbenchmarking@asge.org or (630) 570-5643.