Deirdre has a successful career in the healthcare business as a business strategist and payment expert. She has a Ph.D., an MBA and a BSN and lives in Colorado, Denver in particular. She is a graduate from Loyola University in Chicago, where she earned her MBA, from Southern Illinois University, she earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing and finally, from the University of Colorado, in Denver, she acquired her doctor of philosophy. She began her medical career in 1997 at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital where she was a resource coordinator, the manager of their hospital administrative team, and a nurse for about six years. She moved to Ann Arbor and joined the University of Michigan as a business analyst and an administrative manager. During her time at the institution, she received an award for outstanding leadership and also earned a six sigma certification. Find out more about Deirdre at Bloomberg.com
After three years in the University of Michigan healthcare system, Deirdre t, in 2006, moved to Denver and joined the cardiac and vascular institute where she became the senior administrator. In the administrative role at the institution, Deirdre Baggot was responsible for a staff of 450 people and was in charge of business transactions like acquisitions, payer contracting, business development, marketing, and staff recruitment. During her time with the institution, she was able to incorporate new members to her team who eventually became key additions to the hospital. She managed to expand the system’s facilities by 11 clinic locations.
In addition to her career growth, Deirdre Baggot has participated in forums that are aimed at reforming the healthcare system. She has written articles on the issues bundle payments and healthcare reforms, she has participated in panels of experts in the same field and even led a demonstration on the same. Deirdre Baggot has been featured in a number of medical or health shows to discuss matters healthcare system.