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Laurie Baedke, MHA

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Laurie Baedke

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Heider College of Business
Marketing & Management - Business
Executive Healthcare MBA (Master of Business Administration)
Graduate School
SOM Leadership
HARP - Harper Center for Student Life & Learn

Laurie Baedke, MHA

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Laurie K. Baedke, MHA, FACHE, FACMPE, is a faculty member and Director of Healthcare Leadership Programs at Creighton University. She is also the Program Director for Creighton's Executive MBA in Healthcare Management degree program.
 
A sought-after speaker, author, and advisor, Laurie Baedke works with individuals and teams including early careerists, physician leaders, and senior executives. She has specific expertise in physician practice management, leadership development, organizational change, emotional intelligence, and strengths based leadership.
 
Laurie holds a bachelor’s degree in human services and business administration and a master’s degree in healthcare administration. At age 26, she became the youngest individual to achieve board certification as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and is also a board certified Fellow of the American College of Medical Practice Executives. Laurie has been certified by The Gallup Organization as a Strengths Performance Coach since 2006.
 
Laurie is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Nebraska ACHE Regent’s Early Career Excellence Award (2001), the Region 5 ACHE Regent’s Award for Healthcare Excellence (2006), and the ACHE Distinguished Service Award (2015).
 
Professionally, she has served on four national committees for ACHE; the Early Careerist, Products, Programming, and Services, and Chapter Committees. She is a current member of ACHE’s Exam Committee and the ACHE of Nebraska and Western Iowa Chapter board of directors. She also serves a variety of civic and community organizations, including current appointments on the Omaha Bridges Out of Poverty Board of Directors Executive Committee and the Leadership Omaha Curriculum Committee.
 
Her first book, titled The Emerging Healthcare Leader: A Field Guide, was published ACHE’s Health Administration Press in 2015. And, she most recently contributed a chapter; The Clinician Entrepreneur, to a book published by Oxford Press in April, 2017 titled The Handbook of Private Practice.

Teaching Interests

  • Healthcare Leadership

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Marketing and Management

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Instructor

Books

  • Health Administration Press
    In the ever-changing healthcare environment, the profession of healthcare management needs strong leaders who will rise to the challenges of today and carry organizations into the future. The Emerging Healthcare Leader: A Field Guide is an essential resource as you begin your journey from student to healthcare leader. The authors, executives who achieved great success early in their own healthcare administration careers, offer practical suggestions and share anecdotes, personal stories, and valuable lessons learned from professional experiences over the past decade.Brimming with refreshing insights and wisdom, this book provides newcomers and industry veterans alike with resources to advance their career. Woven throughout this field guide are “Notes to My 25-Year-Old Self”—candid reflections by prominent healthcare executives who have made significant contributions to the field today. “More than theory, The Emerging Healthcare Leader: A Field Guide is your road map for that journey. A refreshing and practical tool, this should be your handbook, your back-pocket how-to resource as you traverse the early years of your leadership career.” -Rulon F. Stacey, PhD, FACHE, Chairman (2011-2012), American College of Healthcare Executives 2015

Articles

  • Oxford University Press
    Handbook of Private Practice is the premier resource for mental health clinicians, covering all aspects of developing and maintaining a successful private practice. Written for graduate students considering the career path of private practice, professionals wanting to transition into private practice, and current private practitioners who want to improve their practice, this book combines the overarching concepts needed to take a mental health practice (whether solo or in a group) from inception, through its lifespan. 2017

Presentations

  • Harvard Medical SchoolCME - Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in HealthcareCambridge, MAMastering the 8 Habits of Highly Effective Leaders 2017
  • Harvard Medical SchoolCME - Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in HealthcareCambridge, MAHow to Bolster Your Emotional Intelligence for More Effective Leadership 2017
  • New York Medical Group Management Association Annual ConferenceSaratoga Springs, NYStrengths Based Leadership: Leveraging Talent for Organizational Outcomes 2017
  • American College of Healthcare Executives Annual CongressChicago, ILDeveloping the Next Generation of Leaders 2017
  • Cleveland Clinic Women Physician Accelerated Development ProgramCleveland, OHStrengths Based Leadership 2016
  • American College of Healthcare Executives Annual CongressChicago, ILDeveloping the Next Generation of Leaders 2016
  • American College of Healthcare Executives Annual CongressChicago, ILDeveloping the Next Generation of Leaders 2015
  • American College of Healthcare Executives Annual CongressChicago, ILDeveloping the Next Generation of Leaders 2014
  • American College of Healthcare Executives Annual CongressChicago, ILDeveloping the Next Generation of Leaders 2013
  • Medical Group Management Association Annual ConferenceSan Antonio, TXThink Like a Patient: Using Behavioral Economics to Drive Business Outcomes 2012

Awards

  • ACHE Distinguished Service Award
    American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Region 5 ACHE Regent’s Award for Healthcare Excellence
    American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Nebraska ACHE Regent’s Early Career Excellence Award
    American College of Healthcare Executives

Consulting


  • 2017 - 2017