Laser Spine Institute Health Information Manager Named to Erwin Technical Center Advisory Board

Mary Mayer Supports Local Vocational-Technical College’s Medical Coding and Billing Program.

Tampa, FL, September 28, 2011 --( Bill Horne, CEO of Laser Spine Institute (, the leader in endoscopic spine surgery, has announced that Mary Mayer, CPC and health information manager, has been appointed as the chairwoman of the advisory board for Erwin Technical Center’s medical coding and billing program. Mayer established a medical coding externship with Erwin Technical Center, which is a vocational-technical college, in 2009. The program’s partnership brings medical coding externs to the Laser Spine Institute Tampa facility to work alongside Mayer’s medical coding team for increased learning and utilization of additional resources provided by the facility. In this volunteer position, Mayer will aid in curriculum enhancement and offer program guidance for the college and its future students.

“Mary has an expansive amount of knowledge and proficiency across the health information field and we are proud to have her represent Laser Spine Institute through her advisory role at Erwin Technical Center,” said Horne. “Her expertise and detailed training will prove to be extremely beneficial to the technical center, but it is Mary’s passion and commitment for excellence that will make her a treasured chairwoman.”

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-Laser Spine Institute recently hired students from the medical coding externship: Charles Jackson, team lead for medical coding department, and Vanessa Struzinski, flex coder.

-For more information on Erwin Technical Center, visit

About Laser Spine Institute:
Laser Spine Institute offers a safe and effective alternative to open back and neck surgery, by using the latest techniques in minimally invasive procedures, alleviating the painful symptoms of sufferers from around the world. The leader in endoscopic spine surgery, Laser Spine Institute treats a variety of spinal conditions, including spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, pinched nerves, bone spurs, bulging/herniated discs and sciatica. Laser Spine Institute’s renowned medical team provides treatment at three accredited surgical centers in Tampa, Fla.; Scottsdale, Ariz. and Philadelphia and medical consultations at facilities in San Diego, The Villages, Fla. and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Laser Spine Institute recently opened a new surgery center in Oklahoma City. For more information, visit

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