Vice President for Information Services for Johns Hopkins Medicine, Vice Provost for Information Technology and CIO for The Johns Hopkins University
As CIO, Ms. Reel leads the implementation of the strategic plan and operational redesign for information services, networking and telecommunications, as well as clinical, research and instructional technologies serving The Johns Hopkins Hospital and all of the divisions of The Johns Hopkins University and Health System. She formed a governance structure to support funding and priority setting across the university and health system to meet the education and research needs of the entire enterprise.
Ms. Reel has more than 25 years of experience in information systems, working with educators, regulators, researchers, and health care providers and payers. Under her direction, the Johns Hopkins Health System is enhancing and advancing the use of the Johns Hopkins electronic patient record.
In 2008, Ms. Reel was recognized as one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women by The Daily Record, the state’s legal and business newspaper, and honored as the alumna of the year by University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She is the 2002 recipient of the National CIO 20/20 Vision Leader Award and was named CIO of the Year 2000 by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). A past president of the Healthcare Information Systems Executive Association, she is a member of the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society, the College of Healthcare Information Systems Executives, the Healthcare Advisory Council, the American Medical Informatics Association, and EDUCAUSE, a nonprofit association that seeks to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology.
Ms. Reel is a frequent panel chair and moderator at the World Health Care Congress and an editorial advisory board member of Health Care Informatics. She served as an adviser to the National Academy of Science’s Institute of Medicine to assess the adoption and implementation of health IT standards by the federal Department of Health and Human Services and currently serves as an adviser to Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside (i2b2), an NIH-funded National Center for Biomedical Computing.