Cheryl Theriault

Compliance and Privacy Officer, Northern Light Mayo Hospital

Cheryl Theriault, CHC, CHPS, RHIA, CAC is the compliance and privacy officer for Northern Light Mayo Hospital.
 
Cheryl is responsible for heading up the compliance and privacy efforts that promote Mayo’s journey of compliance and supportive culture, including, ensuring Mayo Hospital is following the applicable laws, regulations, and standards as well as training and educating Mayo workforce members on topics of compliance and privacy.
 
She is passionate about creating a safe and supportive environment where the Mayo Hospital workforce members can function in an ethical manner.
 
Cheryl is certified in healthcare compliance, healthcare privacy and security; she is a Registered Health Information Administrator and a Certified Ambulance Coder. She is also a member of HCCA (Healthcare Compliance Association) and AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association).
 
Prior to joining Northern Light Health, Cheryl was most recently a privacy manager within Mass General Brigham, overseeing Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital and Brigham Health Physician Organizations’ privacy matters. Prior to that she was the health information services manager and privacy officer for Shriner’s Hospitals for Children in Boston.
 
Education:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Informatics, Western Governor’s University
 
Cheryl became the compliance and privacy officer of Northern Light Mayo Hospital in 2020.
 
Favorite quote:
“Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.”
~ Benjamin Franklin