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Lisa Harrison is an actively practicing physician assistant with more than 15 years of in-depth experience in clinical practice as a primary care provider in a Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) and the acute care arena as an inpatient internal medicine hospitalist. Her broad background in direct patient care, health system design and delivery, informatics, and collaborative team leadership has improved clinical processes and outcomes across acute care and ambulatory settings.

She has extensive experience working with executive, clinical and performance improvement committees and projects in FQHC and non-profit healthcare network venues which integrated clinical service lines and promoted clinical transformation.

Lisa’s experience in management, strategic planning, interoperability, provider engagement and clinical performance improvement has enhanced excellence in service delivery across the continuum. Her extensive background in innovative design, training and implementation of electronic health record systems has allowed for better integrated care for patients in acute care, ambulatory, primary and specialty care networks.

Prior to joining HMA, Lisa has served as a senior clinical informaticist for healthcare networks in both Philadelphia and Michigan. In that role, Lisa coordinated the advancement of clinical information systems to satisfy current and future data regulatory requirements, change capture/revenue cycle, and improve 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.

Lisa has led project teams specializing in cardiology non-invasive and invasive services lines, cardiothoracic surgery, orthopedics, endocrinology, internal medicine, rheumatology, pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology, infectious disease, pulmonology and primary care.

She earned both Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees in biological sciences from Towson University, a Master of Health Science in 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.

Lisa is enjoying her new home state of Colorado by hiking and exploring nature. She loves photography, reading and traveling.

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