Ever since Deirdre Baggot started her career as a nurse and resource coordinator at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 1997, she has contributed immensely in making the health system more efficient.
Baggot has held various positions of influence in the health care industry, and her impact has been felt and seen by all the players of the industry. Her work at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital informed her formative years, as she spent six years with the hospital before switching to Annor Arbor, Michigan. Here she worked as an administrative manager and also doubled up as a business analyst, besides joining the University of Michigan Health System. Check out ideamensch.com to read full interview of Deirdre Baggot.
It is Deirdre Baggot’s practice to always go above and beyond the call of duty to deliver exceptional results and it was no different while at Annor Arbor. Resultantly, she was the recipient of a prestigious award that recognized her excellent leadership at the institution. Additionally, Deirdre earned her Lean/Six Sigma certification.
Come 2006, Deidre Baggot would start a new chapter in her career by joining the Cardiac and Vascular Institute where she worked as the senior administrator. Cardiac and Vascular Institute is a subsidiary of the Catholic-based, SCL Health (The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth.) Her time here would see her oversee more than 450 employees and was also tasked with marketing, recruiting, business development, payer contracting, acquisitions and a host of other administrative activities.
During her reign, Cardiac and Vascular Institute expanded ambitiously and opened 11 new clinics besides recruiting key employees. Deirdre Baggot would leave the Denver-based institution and joined GE Healthcare Partners in Los Angeles, California as a senior vice president.
Ms. Deirdre holds a Doctorate of Philosophy degree from the University of Colorado and also a Business Administration Master’s Degree from Chicago’s Loyola University Graduate School of Business. Additionally, Baggot is a Gregory LaVert Scholar and also holds a Nursing Bachelor of Science.