Deirdre M. Baggot is an American healthcare business strategist, who serves as the senior vice president of the Camden Group. She is best known in the medical field for authoring over 20 papers on bundled payments, a groundbreaking payment initiative that has helped improve the quality of care and reduce costs for patients on Medicare. Bundled payments work by allowing organizations to conduct linked payment arrangements for the multiple services the beneficiaries receive under each course of their treatment. The initiative had immediately improved the savings for the beneficiaries, including medical professionals and healthcare institutions. Deirdre Baggot was heavily involved in making this payment initiative come into existence and was recognized nationally after its success. Read more about Deirdre Baggot on Crunchbase
Deirdre Baggot was presented as a keynote speaker for the Bundle Payment Summit, Innovation Summit, American College of Healthcare Executives, Medtronic, P4P Summit and many other national conferences. She was also featured on NPR’s Morning Edition, Plant Money and All Things Considered on numerous occasions to offer her expertise on healthcare reforms, payments and more. As the senior vice president of the Camden Group, Baggot has taken part in the healthcare advisory firm’s financial planning services and business strategies.
Prior to Camden, she had worked at Exempla Saint Joseph in Denver, Colorado, as the senior administrator of its cardiac and vascular sector. For almost a decade, Deirdre Baggot has served as an academic healthcare leader at the University of Michigan Health System, and the Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She built and initiated many Medicare and Medicaid programs that were eventually implemented in over 200 medical institutions across the United States. Baggot is a graduate of the University of Colorado and earned a Ph.D. degree in Philosophy. She is currently married and resides in Denver, CO, with her husband and children.