The passion that Deirdre Baggot has in life is in the healthcare sector, and the desire has overseen her gain experience through corporations and hospital that she uses to save money and be of help to patients. The path of the road of bundled payment for healthcare saving Deirdre Baggot started as a nurse in 1998 at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital located in Chicago. While she was just a nurse, she noticed that to get the correct diagnosis of a patient then she had to order more tests. Over time she decided that she was going to come up with a checklist that she detailed out every illness that patients presented. The reason why she came up with the list was so that to shorten diagnosis time and the result received was more patients received the care needed, and the hospital saved more money. Read full interview of Deirdre Baggot at Inspirery
Deirdre Baggot has made good use of the bundling payments for CMS Acute Care Episode to help her through her career. She has gained the recognition of being an expert when it comes to CMS Acute Care Episode, Medicaid Insurance, and MACRA for Medicare. She has been of help to 200 hospitals and 60 bundles by designing and implementing the strategies. The other thing is that she shares all the knowledge that she has gained about bundling payments. The kind of organizations that she has spoken to include, SAS, American College of Healthcare Executive, Bundled Payment Summit, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, and Medtronic.
The other thing that Ms. Baggot has to back up the work experience is the scholastic background. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Baggot then she attended Loyola University Graduate School of Business based in Chicago where she gained her Master’s in Business Administration. After that, she joined the University of Colorado where she earned her Doctorate in Philosophy. The other hospitals that she offered her services to include the Northwestern Memorial and the University of Michigan Hospital. Different shows have featured her like the All Things Considered show, Planet Money, Morning Edition of National Public Radio, and National Public Radio.