Deirdre Baggot is a healthcare business strategist and payment expert. she spent many years educating herself on healthcare and business. She went to Southern Illinois University to gain her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Then she earned her Master of Business Administration at Loyola University’s Quinlan School of Business.
Afterwards she went on to earn her doctor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado. At the beginning of her career, she did a lot that involved healthcare and business. She led many people and took a lot of steps in business. Her career started off as a resource coordinator and staff nurse at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. After six years she decided to move to Ann Arbor, Michigan and be a business analyst and administrative manager for the University of Michigan Health System. View Deirdre Baggot’s profile on Linkedin
Three years later, she moved to Denver, Colorado and worked as the Senior Administrator of the Cardiac and Vascular Institute which is a subsidiary of SCL health. During her time there she led about 450 people and was responsible for many business aspects of the organization. She was able to recruit clinics and people who were important to her team. Then she became a senior vice president at GE Healthcare Partners in Los Angeles, California. Deirdre Baggot has developed client relationships and designed programs and strategies for 200 hospitals. She has helped improve patient experience and clinical strategies all while decreasing the cost. Because of this she was able to save both hospitals, doctors, and patients money.
Deirdre Baggot has received a lot of recognition because of her work. This has led to her being invited to speak at associations such as the American Heart Association, American College of Healthcare Executives, Healthcare Financial Management Association, Innovation Summit, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, and Bundled Payment Summit, as well as others. She was also featured on several NPR shows such as All Things Considered, Planet Money, and Morning Edition. she has also been featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Modern Healthcare and more. Baggot has also written 20 papers about bundled payments, health care reform, physician integration, and service line strategy and development.