Vice President, Performance Improvement and Strategic Development
Heidi Aylsworth serves as vice president for performance improvement and strategic development for Swedish Health Services. In this role she is responsible for the development and execution of the Operational Improvement Plan, as well as the coordination of large-scale business development initiatives for the organization. She has worked for Swedish for twelve years.
Prior to this role, Aylsworth served as the administrative director for the Swedish Orthopedic Institute and was also the project manager during its construction in 2008. This institute includes 10 operating rooms, 84 inpatient beds and physician office space. She also had operational responsibility for Rehabilitation Services, the Swedish Pain & Headache Center, and Swedish support services (Nutrition Services, Environmental Services, Parking and Commuting, and Security). In her first five years at Swedish, Aylsworth held the position of senior business development associate. In this role she was responsible for the analysis and execution of new business opportunities, and was involved in strategic planning for Swedish and the market analysis for its eleven service lines.
Prior to joining Swedish, Aylsworth worked for Providence Health & Services in Yakima as a dietitian and in operations management. In 2008, she was recognized as one of Puget Sound Business Journal’s 40 executives under 40. She is a registered dietitian and holds a master’s degree in business administration.
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