Main Line Health names Cheryl Straup as new Associate Vice President/Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer
October 2, 2023News Releases
Bryn Mawr, PA — Main Line Health has appointed Cheryl Straup, a talented executive with in-depth knowledge and expertise in health care compliance, as its new Associate Vice President and Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer. She officially joins the system on November 6.
Straup comes to Main Line Health from Advocare LLC, a large multispecialty physician group based in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, where she has served as Vice President of Compliance, Audit and Privacy. Previously, she served as the Deputy Enterprise Chief Compliance Officer at Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health.
“We feel very fortunate to have Cheryl join our team,” said Jack Lynch, FACHE, President and CEO, Main Line Health. “She comes to us with a wealth of health care compliance experience and brings strategic insight to advance Main Line Health’s commitment to excellence and integrity in our operations. I know we couldn’t be in better hands.”
Straup also held compliance and privacy leadership roles at Tenet Healthcare Corp. and Inspira Health System. Earlier in her career, Cheryl worked at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in revenue integrity, health information management and utilization management roles.
Her role will be devoted to ensuring Main Line Health complies with outside regulatory and legal requirements as well as internal policies and bylaws and strict ethical standards.
"I’m deeply honored to join Main Line Health, an organization known for its unwavering commitment to excellence and integrity,” Straup said. “It's a privilege to work alongside such a dedicated team. With the insights I've gained over the years, I'm enthusiastic about upholding rigorous compliance and privacy standards, ensuring we provide the best care to our patients and the communities we serve.”
Cheryl is a graduate of Penn State University and received a master's degree in jurisprudence and health law from Widener University School of Law.
About Main Line Health
Founded in 1985, Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving Philadelphia and its suburbs. Main Line Health's commitment — to deliver safe, high-quality, equitable and affordable care for treating and curing disease, playing an important role in prevention and disease management, as well as training physicians and other health care providers — reflects our intent to be the region's premier choice for clinical care, research, and education. A team of more than 13,000 employees and over 3,500 employed and independent physicians and advanced practice providers care for patients throughout Main Line Health.
At Main Line Health's core are four of the region's most respected acute care hospitals — Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital — as well as one of the nation's premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital.
Main Line Health also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton, King of Prussia and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare, one of the region's largest multispecialty physician networks.
Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care and service, including the prestigious American Hospital Association Quest for Quality Prize, highest tier ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for Overall Hospital Quality and systemwide recognition in the 2023-2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect, equity and inclusion, has proudly received awards in this area and has embraced the American Hospital Association's #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education and research to help patients stay healthy and live their best lives.