Deirdre Baggot is a healthcare business strategist and she is located in Denver, CO. She earned her final degree, a PhD in Nursing from the University of Colorado in Denver, CO. Shortly after completion of her degree, she quickly launched her nursing career at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 1997.
Upon the launch of her nursing career, Deidre Baggot entered as resource coordinate, staff nurse and hospital administration group’s manager. Her time with Northwestern Memorial Hospital ended after 6 years and she soon relocated to Ann Arbor, Michigan, as a business analyst and administration manager at the University of Michigan Health System. she stayed with the organization for 3 years and, alongside a Lean/Six Sigma certification, she won an outstanding leadership in safety award. Read More articles at acc.org to learn more.
Deirdre Baggot moved back to Denver, CO. in 2006 where she accepted a position at a subsidiary of SCL Health as senior administrator of the Cardiac and Vascular institute. Overseeing, but not limited to, departments of business development, acquisitions, payer contracting, recruiting, marketing and more, she managed a staff of over 450. Her 4 years spent at the organization proved to be worthwhile and efficient as she played a key role in the expansion of 11 more locations, supervised the recruiting process of staff who turned out to be significant contributors to the firm and much more. With her SCL Health position, Baggot took advantage of a seamless transition to senior vice president at GE Healthcare Partners and relocated to Los Angeles, CA. Her new role pushed her to deal with the healthcare payment systems, which led to on-boarding of a consulting organization dealing with payments and a $6.6 million increase in annual revenues.
Her accomplishments and drive led Deirdre Baggot to be featured on countless National Public Radio (NPR) showings such as All Things Considered, Planet Money and Morning Edition. Among other offerings, she was offered a top position at National Bundled Payment Summit, which aims to provide effective solutions of payment systems within the healthcare industry. Although, this offer was not accepted, she still remains a strong advocate for improvements of healthcare payment systems. Visit: https://www.researchgate.net/scientific-contributions/29148566_Deirdre_Baggot