Heidi Aylsworth

Chief Strategy Officer

Heidi Aylsworth serves as Chief Strategy officer for Swedish Health Services and is the senior planning and business development executive for the Swedish system. She previously served two years as vice president for performance improvement and strategic development for Swedish. In this role she was 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 fourteen years.

Between 2008 and 2012, Aylsworth served as the administrative director for the Swedish Orthopedic Institute, a new facility for which she was also the project manager. This dedicated orthopedic facility 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 support services (food service, housekeeping, parking, and security) for Swedish. In her first five years at Swedish, Aylsworth held the position of senior business development associate and 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 groups.

Prior to joining Swedish, Aylsworth worked for Providence Health & Services in Yakima as both a dietitian and in operations management. In 2008, Heidi was recognized as one of Puget Sound Business Journal’s 40 executives under 40. She is registered dietitian and holds a master’s degree in business administration.

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