Regarding Statistics and departmental budgeting: 1. How important is it that data used for operational and capital budgets are of high quality? Regarding Productivity and Staffing in Health Information Management: 1. The HIM manager would like to aID an aIDitional release of information clerk to the department. In order to do so, staffing levels have to be reviewed, in aIDition to current productivity data. How would facility discharges impact staffing levels? 2. What elements of performance should be considered when reviewing productivity? 3. How does staffing levels and productivity work together to justify aIDing staff?