Tower Health Appoints Eugene Reilly, MD, Vice President, Chief Medical Information Officer
Tower Health announced that Eugene F. Reilly, MD, FACS, MHCI, CPE has been named Vice President, Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO). In this role, Dr. Reilly will work closely with clinical and technology leaders in the healthcare system to ensure alignment of health information technology (health IT) with strategic, clinical and operational goals. . He will also continue as Associate Medical Director of the Trauma Program and Director of the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Reading Hospital.
Dr Reilly joined the trauma team at Reading Hospital in 2007 as a surgeon and surgical intensivist. Since then, in addition to maintaining his clinical practice, he has assumed leadership roles in trauma, postgraduate medical education and clinical informatics. He is a longtime champion for clinicians in health informatics, serving as a subject matter expert for Epic during its implementation at Reading Hospital in 2012 and chairing the highest level IT governance committees. since 2018. He has developed the health informatics infrastructure that has helped facilitate Reading Hospital Trauma Center accreditation through three consecutive surveys, and has presented his research on health informatics and other topics to United States and abroad. He is certified as a Physician Builder by Epic Systems, Inc., and has been Chair of Epic’s Trauma Specialty Steering Committee since its inception in 2017.
Dr. Reilly completed his fellowship in trauma surgery and surgical intensive care at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital, and his residency in general surgery at Abington Memorial Hospital. He holds an MD from Jefferson Medical College, an MS in Healthcare Innovation from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BS in Chemistry and Biology from West Chester University in Pennsylvania. He is board certified in surgery and surgical intensive care by the American Board of Surgery, in neurocritical care by the American Board of Anesthesiology, and in clinical informatics by the American Board of Preventative Medicine. He recently completed his cornerstone as an Executive Physician certified by the American Association for Physician Leadership. Dr. Reilly is appointed Associate Professor of Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine, Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.