Deirdre Baggot is the expert that anyone would call on if they needed a solution for payments regarding the healthcare industry. She was responsible for creating a bundled payment system that allowed many medical facilities to save money and improve health care. The healthcare facilities improved because they made the treatments more efficient and eliminated tests and procedures that were not needed. Baggot has a doctorate, Masters, and a degree in nursing. She was responsible for informing healthcare facilities regarding the benefits of implementing a bundled payment system. With her help, the bundled payment system has become very popular with medical facilities around the country. Find out more about Deirdre at Bloomberg.com
Deirdre Baggot got her start as a staff nurse at Northwestern Memorial in 1997. In her six-year stay at NMH, she would also become a coordinator. Once Deirdre Baggot moved on to the University of Michigan Health System, she started to pick up how to improve patient care and payment system. It would be years later that Baggot would serve as Senior Vice President, Health Care Payment Innovative Practice Leader at GE Healthcare. She would help GE Healthcare produce annual revenue of over $6 million. It would be a great help in helping many medical facilities transition to the bundled payment method. She was able to inform medical facilities about some of the risk factors to expect while making the transition. Baggot informs medical facilities that leadership should be examining potential risk and they should be coming up with solutions.
Baggot has been able to help many medical facilities while holding the position of Expert Reviewer at CMS for Bundled Payments. Her guidance help medical facilities avoid any problems that they would have while transitioning to the bundled payments method. Deidre Baggott also has other professional accomplishments such as she has earned Lean/Six Sigma certification. She has won awards for safety. Read more: https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/health-it-revenue-cycle-conference/speakers/item/1525-deirdre-baggott-phd.html