In the health sector, one of the most notable and iconic names is that of Deirdre Baggot. A trained nurse by profession, Deirdre holds a Nursing Bachelor of Science besides attaining her Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Colorado. Deirdre Baggot has worked in healthcare for many decades now, making her a renowned expert in healthcare matters.
Today, she is a consultant and a frequent keynote speaker on many international medical conferences besides featuring on syndicated shows. This includes the Morning Edition of National Public Radio and also the popular show, All Things Considered, Planet Money. Baggot has delivered keynote speeches on international conferences such as the Healthcare Financial Management Association, American College of Healthcare Executives, Bundled Payment Summit, American Heart Association, Pay-for-Performance Summit, Medtronic, Innovation Summit, and Bundled Payment Congress. For more information about Deirdre, view her crunchbase profile.
Deirdre Baggot is mostly credited for her influential role in the creation of the bundled payments systems during her time with the CMS Acute Care Episode when she worked as an expert reviewer. According to Deirdre Baggot, she has been largely successful in her consultancy work because she surrounded herself with great mentors besides leveraging her prior experience in the sector. Baggot, who started her career at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 1997, has senior health executives for clients and also consults on bundled payments and The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).
Baggot previously worked at Denver-based, Cardiac and Vascular Institute as the senior administrator. Additionally, she also worked as an administrative manager and a business analyst at the University of Michigan Health System. Additionally, Baggot served as a senior vice president at GE Healthcare Partners in Los Angeles, California. During her time at GE, she advanced her knowledge on healthcare payment systems. Deirdre holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Chicago’s Loyola University Graduate School of Business. Baggot is a big fan of family trips and loves to attend her kid’s sports games during the weekends.