Deirdre M. Baggot, PhD, MBA, RN has spent her entire career in the healthcare industry. Although she began her career as a registered nurse, over the years she has advanced to become a healthcare executive who is an expert in the alternative healthcare payment model known as bundled payments.
In 1997, Deirdre Baggot started her career as a staff nurse and resource coordinator at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. She also served as manager of the hospital’s administration group. In her work as a staff nurse, she was ahead of her time. She developed patient care checklists to follow for each type of patient. Today care protocols are standard in the practice of American medicine. Find out more about Baggot at Resumonk
After six years with Northwestern Memorial Hospital, she joined the University of Michigan Health System as a business analyst and administrative manager. While there, she was honored with an award for her leadership in safety. In 2006, Baggot became the senior administrator with the Cardiac and Vascular Group at SCL Health. In that role, she oversaw a staff of 450 and had several major accomplishments. Under her leadership, the organization opened 11 additional clinic locations. She also recruited talent to fill key roles in the organization.
Deirdre Baggot became Senior Vice President at GE Healthcare Partners in 2010. During her six-year tenure, she focused on healthcare payment systems. She became a nationally recognized expert in bundled payments, an alternative healthcare payment system. As of June 2018, Baggot had created programs for 200 hospitals and 60 bundles.
In addition, she has served as an expert reviewer on bundled payments for the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services. She has made numerous presentations on bundled payments at medical conferences. Also, National Public Radio has featured her on All Things Considered and Morning Edition.