Deirdre Baggot is a well-known and respected business strategist in the healthcare industry. her expertise lies in designing and implementing strategies that are meant to help hospitals decrease their costs while maintaining and further improving medical standards. She is a known academician with a degree in nursing from the Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, an MBA from the Loyola University School of Business in Quinlan, and a Ph.D. from the Colorado University in the city of Denver. Find out more about Baggot at Beckers Hospital Review

Deirdre’s career journey

Deirdre Baggot kick started her career in 1977 with a job at the Memorial Hospital of North West. Her role at the North Western Memorial Hospital was managing the entire administration of the hospital. For six years she also played the role of staff nurse and resource coordinator. She then sought greener pastures in Michigan, Ann Arbor where she became part of the Michigan State University’s Health System. Her new role in the University became administrative management as well as analysis of the organization’s business. Deirdre performed her roles terrifically, earning herself an award for impeccable leadership and a Six Sigma Certification as well.

Two decades later, Deirdre relocated to the city of Denver where she accepted a job at the SCL Health’s Vascular and Cardiac Institute in Colorado as a senior administrator. This role put her in charge of close to 500 individuals. She took care of the institute’s advertising, drafting, contracting, procurement and all the overall business development strategies. In the half a decade that she worked in the institute, she was able to help it open 11 new clinic locations and added some incredible individuals to the staff. Her accomplishments earned her the senior vice president role in the Los Angeles GE Healthcare Partners.

Other accomplishments

Baggot has authored and published exceeding 20 papers on issues like healthcare reform, bundled payments and transformation in payment. She has a certificate in healthcare leadership. She was also appointed by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services as an expert reviewer on the issues of bundled payments in healthcare. She is a former demonstrator for ACE and a regular speaker on the topic of bundled payment which has become her expertise.

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