Table of contents

  • Preliminary material (261KB PDF)
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Glossary/abbreviations
    • Symbols used
    • Executive summary
      • Background
      • The current coding workforce
      • The future workforce needs
      • Recommendations
  • Body section (608KB PDF)
    1. Introduction
      • Scope of information
    2. History
      • The evolution of the coding workforce
      • The change in the role of coded data
    3. Environment
      • National change
      • International
      • Jurisdictional activities and initiatives
      • Case studies
    4. The current workforce
      • Coding workforce information prior to the 2010 survey
      • 2010 Clinical Coder and HIM survey results
      • Developments over time
      • Educational outputs
    5. The future workforce needs
      • Approach to projections
      • Workforce stocks and flows
      • Workforce needs based on workloads
      • Other workforce issues and implications
    6. Recommendations
      • Immediate actions
      • Short-term actions
      • Longer-term actions
  • End matter (606KB PDF)
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix 1 - List of consultations
      • Appendix 2 – Project scope and objectives
      • Appendix 3 – Survey methodology
      • Appendix 4 – Future workforce projection calculations
      • Appendix 5 – Existing education and training courses
      • Appendix 6 – American academic pathways examples
      • Appendix 7 – Apprenticeship information
      • Appendix 8 – Draft international curriculum for HIMs
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures