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Deirdre M. Baggot: Beyond TheALPHAbet Soup

by Chris Holden - July 14th, 2018.
Filed under: Doctor, Healthcare.

Deirdre M. Baggot, Ph.D., M.B.A., B.S.N., R.N., earned her Baccalaureate of Sciences degree in Nursing from Southern Illinois University, graduating with the highest honors. She obtained her Masters in Business Administration as a Gregory LaVert Scholar from the Loyola University Graduate School of Business. She defended her Doctor of Philosophy degree at the University of Colorado at Denver. Deirdre Baggot also made it a point to attend The Wharton School where she completed her Certificate in Health Care Executive Leadership. She is nationally renowned for her contributions to the healthcare industry, particularly for designing bundled and episode-based payments. Read more at to learn more.

In 2003, Deirdre Baggot modeled the administration of an acute-care episode at Denver, Colorado’s St. Joseph Hospital. She’s written more than 20 professional papers that help her colleagues improve the quality of their patients’ experience from bedside to billing. Across the USA, she’s delivered speeches and held conference forums that share how to bundle procedures and payments for all professionals involved in the care of a patient during an episode. Her meticulous analysis acknowledges 60,000 medical diagnoses, more than 4,000 routine operations and more than 6,000 pharmaceutical applications in the delivery of care to the Nation’s population. Before her federal duties, she served for 10 years in the medical field at the University of Michigan and the Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Her checklists established for the management of each possible episode of care are well received and consulted in the field.

Through her expertise and exactitude, Deirdre Baggot has revolutionized the healthcare experience for all parties at every juncture. Her rich educational background and challenging career roles have graced us with a more thorough, accurate and less stressful healthcare experience. Today, she continues to serve as the federally appointed expert for reviewing healthcare delivery through the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative (BCPI) for models two through four of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). She’s also the Senior Vice President (Sr. V.P.) of THE CAMDEN GROUP located in California. She makes sure to dedicate time to share with her family and friends, recently enjoying a Taylor Swift concert with them.



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