Interview With Radiologist Robert Falk on ICD-10’s Impact On Radiology Practices

Interview With Radiologist Robert Falk on ICD-10’s Impact On Radiology Practices

Robert L. Falk, MD, is a staff radiologist with Radiology Specialists of Louisville in Louisville, Ky. Dr. Falk graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Wisconsin in 1978 and continued his education at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha from medical school in 1982. He subsequently completed a Diagnostic Radiology residency in 1986 and a Neuroradiology fellowship in 1987. We recently asked for his feedback on the implementation of ICD-10. Here’s what...

ICD-10 Round Up: Private Practice Radiologist Share How Prepared Their Staffs Were for ICD-10

ICD-10 Round Up: Private Practice Radiologist Share How Prepared Their Staffs Were for ICD-10

Last October, the entire U.S. medical community made a much debated shift to the 10th Edition of International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10). The road to ICD-10 was marked with multiple delays primarily due to concerns that physician owned practices were not prepared for the transition. In addition to updating EHR software, physicians’ offices needed to invest significant amounts of time and resources training their staffs on the new diagnosis standard. So how big of a challenge was this? One of...