Deirdre Baggot is a Denver, Colorado based Healthcare Business Strategist and Payment Innovation Expert who designed and implemented the bundled payments service as a way to help companies in the medical industry reduce costs and improve quality while providing a better experience for patients. She is a trusted advisor who has previously worked as a Staff Nurse, Manager and Resource Coordinator at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where she began her career in healthcare in 1997, and an Administrative Manager and Business Analyst at the University of Michigan Health System. Follow Deirdre Baggot on Instagram
After attending the University of Colorado to study Philosophy and earn a PhD, and the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University in Chicago, where she earned an MBA degree, Deirdre Baggot went on to receive a degree in Nursing from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. She spent 6 years at Northwestern Memorial Hospital before moving on to become the Senior Vice President at GE Healthcare Partners, which is a business she helped reach $6.6 million in revenue in 2015 by launching her bundled payments consulting practice.
Other positions the payment consultant has held include Senior Administrator of the Cardiac and Vascular Institute, a division of SCL, and Partner at ECG Management Consultants. She received her other medical certifications at the Wharton School in Healthcare Executive Leadership, and at the University of Michigan in Lean Healthcare. In her successful career as a Healthcare Business Strategist and Payment Innovation Specialist, she has worked with over 200 hospitals, advising executives on how to increase the quality of their system while lowering operation costs and improving patient relations through the use of new payment solutions. Because of her experience as a financial analyst and innovator, she has been featured as a guest on such NPR shows as All Things Considered, Planet Money and Morning Edition.