Deirdre Baggot is a national Healthcare Payment Reform specialist who has vast experience in clinical medicine. The former expert reviewer is a Gregory LaVert Scholar with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Ms. Baggot went to Layola University School of Business in Chicago for her master’s in Business Administration and later joined the University of Colorado where she earned her doctorate in Philosophy. Follow Deirdre on Instagram
In 2012, she was designated by CMS to be the expert reviewer for Bundled Payments Models and led the Bundled Payment Demonstration through the Acute Care chapter. Prior to CMS appointment, she had taken up leadership roles in the health department at the University of Michigan and the academic healthcare department of the Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The medical field fraternity recognized Ms. Deirdre Baggot for her incredible efforts on bundled payments having written over 20 papers on the latter. She has been featured by the National Public Radio morning edition and Planet Monday as a medical expert. In addition to this, Deirdre has had a chance to speak in several medical conferences like the Innovation Summit, Medtronic, Bundled Payment Summit among others.
Being a clinician, Ms.Baggot believes in creating checklists as one of the ways to help manage her time, prioritize her workload and prevent her from doing more than is needed. She is a huge fan of reading and admits that’s the way she comes up with all her ideas before pitching them to a group of people who advance her thoughts. Having worked in the medical field for some time now, Deirdre advocates for anything that will convert patients into healthcare consumers to reduce the number of deaths caused by medical errors.
The medical entrepreneur feels that the healthcare sector needs transformation, something that will only happen if private money is invested. The Floods in New Orleans were motivation enough for considerable changes in the industry. Deirdre Baggot recommends for simple ideas that will motivate consumers to take care of themselves as a remedy for undependable and costly medication. She thinks that there is a lot of business opportunities for smart people in the medical industry. Visit: https://www.crunchbase.com/person/deirdre-baggot