Lisa A. Eramo

Lisa A. Eramo, BA, MA is a freelance writer specializing in health information management, medical coding, and regulatory topics. She began her healthcare career as a referral specialist for a well-known cancer center. Lisa went on to work for several years at a healthcare publishing company. She regularly contributes to healthcare publications, websites, and blogs, including the AHIMA Journal. Her focus areas are medical coding, and ICD-10 in particular, clinical documentation improvement, and healthcare quality/efficiency. She has a bachelor's degree in creative writing from Hamilton College and a master's degree in journalism from Northeastern University.

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Compliance | Article

EHRs were a hot topic at the 88th annual American Health Information Management Association’s (...

By Lisa Eramo | 11/17/16
Patients | Article

Being able to copy and paste information in the EHR saves time and improves efficiency. But when...

By Lisa Eramo | 11/07/16
Compliance | Article

October 1, 2016 was an important date in the world of coding, and ICD-10 in...

By Lisa Eramo | 09/27/16
Management | Article

There are few things more frustrating than wasted time—especially in the workplace. Most of us want...

By Lisa Eramo | 08/30/16
Management | Article

Money isn’t everything … or is it? Seventy-three percent of office-based physicians who haven’t...

By Lisa Eramo | 07/21/16
Revenue | Article

In most practices, the billing cycle goes something like this: You code and submit the claim,...

By Lisa Eramo | 07/11/16
Management | Article

During a time when patient engagement and improving satisfaction and outcomes is paramount, every...

By Lisa Eramo | 06/30/16
Management | Article

What would you do if your practice suddenly lost the ability to access your electronic health...

By Lisa Eramo | 06/13/16
Revenue | Article

ICD-10, device-generated data, value-based payments, and EHR compliance were just a few of the...

By Lisa Eramo | 04/26/16
Revenue | Article

Claim denials are an ugly reality that many practices face daily. Now that the industry has...

By Lisa Eramo | 04/21/16
Compliance | Article

Do you know whether your practice has had any Medicare overpayments recently? If the answer is ‘no...

By Lisa Eramo | 04/11/16
Patients | Article

Improving patient outcomes. Increasing patient retention. Expanding patient engagement. Enhancing...

By Lisa Eramo | 03/15/16
Revenue | Article

Days in accounts receivable (A/R) is the average number of days it takes a practice to collect...

By Lisa Eramo | 03/07/16
Compliance | Article

As patient engagement continues to take center stage, it’s more important than ever for patients to...

By Lisa Eramo | 02/23/16
Revenue | Article

Every practice strives for clean insurance claims. In other words, physicians want to ensure that...

By Lisa Eramo | 02/02/16
Compliance | Article

Just how secure is your practice’s EHR? That’s one of the many questions the Office of Inspector...

By Lisa Eramo | 12/02/15