One of his entrepreneurial successes has caught the attention of government officials, health IT observers, and mainstream media outlets like The New York Times. It's a collection of art that depicts instances of ICD-10. As most know, the 60,000-plus ICD-10 codes are famously detailed and Skievaski's book, Struck by Orca: ICD-10 Illustrated, is a humorous take on the code descriptions. He has brought in healthcare and non-healthcare contributors for various illustrations within the book. The book has become such a hit (nearly 10,000 copies sold) that he has expanded the idea to Stage 2 of meaningful use.
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