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Date: Feb 2, 2019

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: (n/a)



Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


About the role:

Boston Scientific’s Interventional Cardiology organization is seeking a Senior Manager, Health Economics and Market Access (HEMA) with primary responsibility for development and implementation of reimbursement, health policy and health economic strategies in support of its Structural Heart Valve Franchise. The role involves collaboration with internal and external teams, and representation of the HEMA team in upstream and global activities, primarily related to percutaneous structural heart valves technologies.


Primary Location: Maple Grove, Minnesota


 Your responsibilities include:

  • Assess reimbursement opportunities and challenges facing the business’ emerging technologies and commercially marketed products and communicate business impact to senior management.
  • Identify key health economics needs for Boston Scientific platform products, working with health economics and outcomes research colleagues to determine actions required.
  • Lead development and execution of practical strategies to secure optimal reimbursement (coding/coverage/payment) for Boston Scientific products and procedures Lead implementation of tactical planning activities required to achieve reimbursement objectives (e.g., new code applications, customer billing guides).
  • Work with new product development teams to ensure global health economics and reimbursement needs are incorporated into product development plans and timelines; ensure all HEMA product development deliverables are completed on time and on budget.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in the development and communication of economic value messages to support product adoption.
  • Manage provision of appropriate internal training to sales, marketing, clinical, regulatory, and legal to increase awareness and understanding of health economics and market access competencies and their role in supporting a product’s success.
  • Monitor policy developments that impact the reimbursement of BSC products. Build relationships in key markets with government, physician, hospital, and third-party payer decision makers.
  • Establish and support a work environment of continuous improvement that supports BSC's Quality Policy, Quality System and the appropriate regulations for the area they support.  Ensure all employees are trained to do their work and their training is documented.


What we're looking for:

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 10+ years of solid work experience involving leadership of functional and cross-functional teams
  • Experience in health policy, market access, reimbursement, health economics and/or outcomes research
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, including demonstrated ability to develop relationships at all levels in an organization
  • Ability to interpret and integrate business strategies into actionable, value-added reimbursement and outcomes planning initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to make effective decisions independently and to work in a fast-paced matrix environment
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent


Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of U.S. and global healthcare systems including expertise in health care financing, reimbursement policies related to the device industry, and technology assessment.
  • Formal training in health economics, public health, policy analysis, health care administration or related discipline preferred.
  • Experience working with novel first-to-market medical devices
  • Experience in the cardiovascular medical technology space
  • Master’s degree (e.g., MS, MPH, MBA, PhD) or equivalent


About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.

Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Requisition ID: 437353


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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