MSN adds Walt Blackham to its Management Team
Walt Blackham adds his impressive credentials to MSN's industry-leading management team. Mr. Blackham is a nationally recognized expert in radiology coding and has many years of radiology billing and practice management experience.
May 2, 2012 - PRLog -- Management Services Network (MSN) is pleased to announce the addition of Walt Blackham to its management team as Senior Vice President. Mr. Blackham comes to MSN with a strong background in radiology billing and practice management and is recognized nationally as one of the leading authorities on radiology coding. Mr. Blackham was the Practice Administrator of a large radiology group practice for 20 years and is formerly President and CEO of Specialty Medical Services, Inc., a billing service for radiology and pathology practices. He is also the principal of Radiology Coding Consults, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in CPT coding for radiology practices.
Mr. Blackham was the Chairperson of the Coding Committee of the Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) and currently is a member of the Committee on Coding and Nomenclature of the American College of Radiology (ACR), a position he has held off and on for many years. He was a contributor to the Interventional Radiology Coding User’s Guide published by The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) and has spoken on all aspects of CPT coding in Radiology at numerous seminars including the RSNA, the ACR, the SIR, and the RBMA annual meetings.
“Nobody brings more value to its Clients than MSN,” said Bo Trotter, President, “and the addition of Walt is further proof that we are committed to bringing together the best possible resources to serve our Clients. We are thrilled that we are able to add someone of Walt’s knowledge and capability.”
Mr. Blackham holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The Ohio State University and Masters of Science degree in Radiological Sciences from the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine. He has also done additional post graduate work in the Executive MBA Program at Kent State University. He was a Registered Radiological Technologist in Diagnostic Radiology for over 35 years.
MSN was founded in 1996 by James P. “Bo” Trotter, Jr. whose hands-on expertise as the practice administrator of a radiology practice in Columbus, Georgia, lead to the launch of the company. The company has grown to over 130clients and more than 310 employees. MSN provides billing, accounts receivable and practice management services for 78 radiology and imaging center practices in 23 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands. MSN remains a private company, whose sole focus is the success of its physician practice partners.
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Management Services Network, LLC (MSN) provides comprehensive billing, accounts receivable and practice management services to our hospitals and hospital based physicians in a professional and ethical manner and in accordance with recognized industry standards.