Deirdre Baggot began working at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 1997 as a staff nurse, and later, a resource coordinator and administration manager. She moved on to The University of Michigan Health System after six years there. She became a business analyst and an administrative manager. While there for three years, she was given an outstanding leadership award and her Lean/Six Sigma certification. She went on to the Cardiac and Vascular Institute to be a senior administrator in 2006. She oversaw acquisitions, business development, marketing, payer contracting, and recruiting. She helped the institute establish 11 clinic locations.
Her success allowed her to become a senior vice president at GE Healthcare Partners. She headed a new payments consulting organization with an annual revenue of $6.6 million. She was also the lead for CMS Acute Care Episode’s Bundled Payment Demonstration. She was the Senior Vice President of GE Healthcare from 2010 to 2016. She has helped sixty bundles and 200 hospitals, while lowering costs and improving standards for patients. Learn more about Deirdre Baggot at worldcongress.com
Deirdre Baggot received her Bachelor in Nursing from the Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville. She obtained her Masters in Business Administration from the Loyola University Graduate School of Business in Chicago. She then became a Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado in Denver.
She was the keynote speaker at the BP Congress, ACHE, AHA, HFMA, IHI, Innovation Summit, Medtronic, and the P4P Summit. She once helped find solutions for problems in the healthcare industry as the chair for the National Bundled Payment Summit. She has written over 20 bundled payments, payment transformation, and healthcare reform papers. She went on the National Public Radio’s Morning Edition as the featured expert. The segment was called, ‘All Things Considered and Planet Money.’ The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services appointed her an expert reviewer.