Meet the Healthcare Repayment Reforms National expert, Former Expert Reviewer and CMS: Deirdre Baggot

Deidre Baggot, BSN, Ph.D., MBA, is a well-known expert who has an extensive experience in the healthcare sector as a clinician and as a hospital executive. She is known for a pioneering work on the bundle payments following her leadership in the CMS ACE also known as Acute Care Episode. Baggot was among the people responsible for the leadership and growth of consulting practices with a major focus on bundled payments and innovations for two companies in the healthcare sector. Follow Deirdre Baggot on Instagram

Over the years, Deirdre Baggot has been able to develop outstanding client relationships, implemented and well-designed strategies for more than 200 hospitals along with sixty bundles. This has resulted in improved clinical outcomes and low costs to the patients. This has made many hospitals and physician to save on their investments and charge their clients less.

Ms. Deirdre Baggot has acquired extensive recognition in the whole health sector for her outstanding work on the bundled payments. Deirdre has received several invitations as a keynote speaker on various medical conferences as a reputable investor in this sector. Some of such conferences include the Healthcare Financial Management Association, American Heart Association, Innovation Summit, Bundled Payment Summit, Medtronic, SAS, Bundled Payment Congress and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement among others.

Ms. Baggot has launched over twenty papers on matters regarding bundled payments, health care reform, and payment transformations. She was also featured in the Planet Money, Morning Edition of National Public Radio, All Things Considered, among many other platforms. The CMS appointed this great mind as a great expert reviewer for Bundled Payments Models 2 through 4 in 2012.

Baggot pursued her master’s degree in Business administration at the Loyola University Graduate School of Business in Chicago. She as well holds a degree in nursing not forgetting that she went to the University of Colorado to pursue her Doctor of philosophy degree.

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