ICD-10 Illustrated

Books, posters & downloadable PowerPoint presentations that educate and cause smiles.


The Book

72 pages of art inspired by the most important ICD-10 codes. Artists include healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs, and professional artists. The book is a 7" square, soft-cover, and perfect for a coffee table or waiting room.

The Concept

ICD-10, also known as the International Classification of Diseases version 10, is an international medical code system that describes roughly 76,000 diseases, symptoms, abnormal findings, and external causes of injury. The United States is transitioning to the 10th edition standard by October 1, 2014*. ICD-11 is expected to be published in 2015. We're here to bring a bit of joy to this difficult transition.

*as of 3/28, ICD-10 deadline has been pushed back to October 1, 2015!

Weekly ICD-10 Art Emails

ICD Codes Quote by Bryan Sivak

"Hilarious. How many can I buy?"

Bryan Sivak, "Chief Disruptor" & CTO at the Department of Health and Human Services

Mr HIStalk Healthcare IT News

"I'm thrilled to have found the perfect gift for all my favorite clinicians."

Inga, HIStalk


ICD Codes Quote by Dave Lundal

"This is exactly what the project team needs."

Dave Lundal, CIO & EVP - Dean/SSM Healthcare

Mark Bakken Nordic Consulting

"Our customers love these books and PowerPoints."

Mark Bakken, CEO - Nordic Consulting

Sample work from Struck by Orca


ICD Bizarre Personal Appearance

R46.1 Bizarre personal appearance

Chelsea Wittenbaugh – Watercolor 11" x 15”

Bee Venom ICD-10 Codes

T63.442S Toxic effect of venom of bees, intentional self-harm, sequela

Jon Lyons – Ink Wash on Paper 8.5"x11”

ICD-10 Sibling Rivalry

Z62.891 Sibling rivalry

Sarah Bottjen – Acrilic and nailpolish on canvas 11” x 14”

Type A Behavior ICD-10

Z73.1 Type A behavior pattern

Erika Samlowski – Colored Pencil 8” x 10”

ICD-10 Opera House

Y92.253 Opera house as the place of occurrence of the external cause

Laura Ash - Ink on paper 10"x8"

Weightless Environment ICD

X52 Prolonged stay in weightless environment

Jon Lyons – Digital Painting 8.5"x11”

ICD Acquired Absence of Toe

Z89.419 Acquired absence of unspecified great toe

Alex Connelly – Pen, Colored Pencil on Paper 10”x8”

Balloon Accident ICD-10

V96.00XS unspecified balloon accident injuring occupant, sequela

Erika Samlowski – Colored Pencil 8” x 8”

ICD-10 Struck by Orca

W56.22xA Struck by orca, initial encounter

Ellery Addington-White - Digital Mixed Media

Knitting & Crocheting ICD

Y93.D1 Activity, knitting and crocheting

Alex Connelly – Photography 10”x8”

ICD-10 Inadequate Social Skills

Z73.4 Inadequate social skills, not elsewhere classified

Erika Samlowski – Colored Pencil 8” x 10”

ICD-10 Contact with Shark

W56.49 Other contact with shark

Deb Berman - Oil on Canvas 60"x80"

Medical Billing Codes

V61.6xxD Passenger in heavy transport vehicle injured in collision with pedal cycle in traffic accident, subsequent encounter

Sarah Sandock - Pencil on paper, digitally collored 8” x 8”

Water-skis on fire ICD

V91.07xD Burn due to water-skis on fire, subsequent encounter

Sarah Bottjen – Acrilic and nailpolish on canvas 11” x 14”

ICD-10 Hunting Rifle Discharge

Y23.1 Hunting rifle discharge, undetermined intent

Kyle Pfister - Installation and Photograph

Break the Ice with Struck By Orca

Pump up your ICD-10 training course with a little fun! Turn that project plan overview meeting from sleepy to the talk of the team!

This professionally designed presentation is complete with 52 slides of artwork and ICD-10 codes set up to please your audience. You can turn it into a guessing game by showing the art, then the ICD-10 code. Or use the combo slides with both art and code. Play the deck on loop in the background over lunch. Who knew it was possible to make the International Classification of Diseases so much fun?

Download your ICD-10 training course as a PPTX, PPT, or PDF. Compatible with Mac or PC.

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ICD-10 The Gathering

Cards with the most important ICD-10 codes illustrated. Endless purposes:

  • Standard 52 card deck. From hold em' to bridge, "wow" your colleagues at the nurses station.
  • "The Gathering" is a game perfect for breaking the ice in that stuffy training room. Trainees play a war-like game in a fast tournament until a single winner prevails! Gets classes PUMPED, engaged, and ready to learn. Cards come with game instructions and PowerPoint to explain to your class.
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You have four walls, we have two posters

Breathe life, and humor, into the ICD-10 Codes with these 18"x24" full-color posters. Delivered to your home or office in a tube.

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