Survey analysis: ICD-10 versus ICD-11

Healthcare IT News recently asked its readers if they would be prepared to head straight for ICD-11, bypassing ICD-10. Here are the results.

Readers were nearly split on the question, and with almost 200 respondents, it was clearly a contentious one.

[See also: Why not just skip right to ICD-11?]

With many industry groups, hospitals, organizations and individuals weighing in on the prospect of skipping ICD-10, the benefits and downsides to the issue have been hotly debated. It still remains to be seen how the ICD-10 drama will play out.

The date range of the survey was June 27, 2012 to July 26, 2012.