Swedish Medical Center
August 22, 2018

Tyler Hood, vice president of operations at Swedish Medical Center

ENGLEWOOD, COLO, August 22, 2018 - HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center announced that Tyler Hood, MBA, has been selected as vice president of operations after a nationwide search. Hood has extensive experience creating hospital operational and management improvements, and will begin his new role September 1, 2018.

Hood began his career with the HCA National Group in 2012 as Management Engineer of the West Florida Division. In 2014, he moved to the HCA/HealthONE Continental Division where he led the development and implementation of various initiatives in performance improvement and labor management. In 2016 Hood joined Swedish Medical Center as associate administrator which included various projects in support of the executive team, including the implementation of the surgical robotics service line.

“Tyler’s dedication to management and our hospital growth are an asset to our team. He has been instrumental in managing numerous projects and is a trusted leader at Swedish,” said Ryan Simpson, chief operating officer at Swedish Medical Center.

In his new role as a key member of the executive leadership team, Tyler will oversee the development and implementation of day to day operations at Swedish Medical Center.

 “It is a privilege to continue working with the team at Swedish in this new role”, said Hood, “Swedish offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies. I am honored to have been selected and look forward to continuing to advancing Swedish as a leader in healthcare.”

Tyler graduated from the University of Tennessee and received a Master’s of Business Administration from The University of Tampa. He is active in the community and lives in Denver with his dog, Winston. 

About Swedish

Swedish Medical Center, part of HCA’s HealthONE, is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of approximately 2,000 dedicated employees, 300 volunteers and 1,400 physicians.

With stroke door to treatment times averaging just 20 minutes, Swedish serves as the Rocky Mountain Region’s referral center for the most advanced stroke treatment, and was the state’s first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. Swedish also serves as the region’s neurotrauma and orthopedic trauma provider and is the area’s only level I trauma facility with a dedicated burn and reconstructive center. Over 150 facilities regularly transfer highly complex cases to Swedish.

Swedish Medical Center offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty including adult and pediatric emergency, heart care, neurology/neurosurgery, pregnancy and childbirth, orthopedics and joint replacement, cancer care, gastroenterology and liver care, gynecology and urology. Additional information about the hospital is available at www.SwedishHospital.com.