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

Although many experts in the healthcare industry predicted that chaos would occur once we flipped...

By Lisa Eramo | 11/19/15
Compliance | Article

It’s a fact: ICD-10 could have a big drain on physician practice productivity. The big unknown is...

By Lisa Eramo | 09/04/15
Compliance | Article

The transition to ICD-10 has required significant time and resources; however, ICD-10 diagnosis...

By Lisa Eramo | 09/01/15
Management | Article

Today’s physicians face many challenges: The costly transition to ICD-10, the complex attestation...

By Lisa Eramo | 08/25/15
Compliance | Article

As with many specialties, endocrinology will see several diagnosis code expansions and changes in...

By Lisa Eramo | 07/29/15
Compliance | Article

When it comes to ICD-10, radiologists may be particularly vulnerable to denials if they don’t take...

By Lisa Eramo | 05/05/15
Compliance | Article

The annual Office of Inspector General (OIG) Work Plan is a goldmine of information pertaining to...

By Lisa Eramo | 04/21/15
Compliance | Article

Like most specialties, rheumatology will see changes and expansions in ICD-10.  It’s important to...

By Lisa Eramo | 03/25/15
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