Lisa Harrison is a physician assistant with more than 20 years of direct experience in clinical practice as a primary care provider in a federally qualified health center and the acute care arena as an inpatient internal medicine hospitalist. Her background in direct patient care, digital health strategy, health system design and delivery, informatics, and collaborative team leadership has improved clinical processes and outcomes across acute care and ambulatory settings.
Her experience includes working with executive, clinical, and performance improvement committees and non-profit health care network venues which integrated clinical service lines and promoted clinical transformation. Her experience in health information management and documentation requirements assisted in the development and successful implementation of electronic medical record systems throughout health care networks, including extensive psychiatry/behavioral health and primary care services.
Lisa’s experience in management, strategic planning, interoperability, provider engagement, and clinical performance improvement enhanced excellence in service delivery across the continuum. Her background in innovative design, training, and implementation of electronic health record systems allowed for better integrated care for patients in acute care, ambulatory, primary, and specialty care networks.
Prior to joining HMA, Lisa served as a senior clinical informaticist for health care networks in both Philadelphia and Michigan. She coordinated the advancement of clinical information systems to satisfy current and future data regulatory requirements, changed the capture/revenue cycle, and improved patient access workflow to provide solutions that support and improve organizational and departmental operations. She identified and streamlined clinical workflows, which improved access to quality clinical care for populations in need. She also led project teams specializing in cardiology non-invasive and invasive services lines, cardiothoracic surgery, psychiatry and behavioral health, orthopedics, endocrinology, internal medicine, rheumatology, neurology, pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology, infectious disease, pulmonology, and primary care.
Lisa earned her master’s and bachelor’s degrees in biological sciences from Towson University, a master’s degree in health science physician assistant studies from Drexel University, and postgraduate certificates from Duke Business of Healthcare Academy and Stanford University in genetics and genomics. She is also fluent in Spanish.