Deirdre Baggot is healthcare strategy and payment expert who is based in Denver, Colorado. Over the course of her career, she has gained recognition for her progressive views on payment reform for the healthcare industry, views that she developed based on her years working as a hospital executive. Dr. Baggot has developed innovative new payment models for patients of Employers, Medicaid, Medicare and Commercial Payors in more than 200 different hospitals, and she has also helped create over 5 million dollars of annual revenue for two different healthcare advisory firms.
Deirdre Baggot holds a Ph.D as a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Colorado at Denver as well as an MBA from the Loyola Quinlan School of Business and a Bachelor’s Degree in nursing from Southern Illinois University. Her career started in 1997 at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where she served as a nurse as well as a resource coordinator and manager of the hospital administration branch. Six years later, she transferred to Ann Arbor to work in the University of Michigan Health System, serving in the positions of business analyst and administrative manager. From 2006 through 2010, Dr. Baggot was a senior administrator for SCL Health’s Cardiac and Vascular Institute, and she then spent the next six years as GE Healthcare’s Senior VP for Healthcare Payment Innovation Practice. View Deirdre Baggot’s profile at Linkedin
Before becoming an independent Healthcare Business Strategist in Denver this past February, Deirdre spent 2016 and 2017 working as a partner at ECG Management Consultants, which is also based in the greater Denver area. During her career, she has advised revolutionary healthcare payment packages such as the New York Medicaid pilots for bundled payments, and she now has over 20 years of experience as an advisor and executive. Dr. Baggot has been featured on several National Public Radio (NPR)shows, including Planet Money, All Things Considered and Morning Edition. She was asked to serve as chair for the National Bundled Payment Summit, and has also been invited as a keynote speaker for conferences organized by the American Heart Association, the Healtcare Financial Management Association, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and Medtronic.