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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Management | Article

Let’s face it: EHR implementation can be a costly venture. Not only do practices incur costs for...

By Lisa Eramo | 03/05/15
Revenue | Article

Healthcare is a dynamic industry, and physician practices must be able to adapt constantly by...

By Lisa Eramo | 02/24/15
Management | Article

We’ve all seen how a great office work culture can make a company not only fun to work for but draw...

By Lisa Eramo | 02/18/15
Compliance | Article

CMS has been very eager to publish the good news about EHR implementation—that is, the fact that...

By Lisa Eramo | 01/20/15
Management | Article

Let’s face it: Healthcare is a business. In addition to providing top notch care, providers must...

By Lisa Eramo | 12/23/14
Growth | Article

Few physicians and practice managers enjoy the dreaded task of budgeting for the upcoming year....

By Lisa Eramo | 11/26/14
Revenue | Article

Managing chronic conditions is both time- and resource-intensive for physicians, many of whom spend...

By Lisa Eramo | 11/18/14
Management | Article

Will EHRs actually pay off and bring a return on investment (ROI)? Some physicians fear that even...

By Lisa Eramo | 11/10/14
Compliance | Article

Attention pediatricians: The transition to ICD-10 could have a particularly significant impact on...

By Lisa Eramo | 11/06/14
Management | Article

Twenty or more years ago, hiring a practice manager wasn’t necessarily a difficult task. It often...

By Lisa Eramo | 10/28/14
Article

Taking the time to understand a patient’s cultural context not only enhances a physician’s ability...

By Lisa Eramo | 10/15/14
Patients | Article

Customer satisfaction is important in any business, and healthcare is certainly no exception. In...

By Lisa Eramo | 10/01/14
Compliance | Article

Although mental health providers may use the DSM V for documentation and diagnostic purposes (it...

By Lisa Eramo | 09/23/14
Growth | Article

When MedPeds, a family medicine practice of eight providers in the D.C. suburb of Laurel, MD,...

By Lisa Eramo | 09/16/14
Management | Article

The adoption of EHRs in physician practices is definitely on the rise thanks to Meaningful Use...

By Lisa Eramo | 09/10/14
Management | Article

As the Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues to swing into full gear, physicians and patients are...

By Lisa Eramo | 09/03/14