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Date: Apr 5, 2021

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific


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Requisition ID: 472412





About the role

Lead health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) evidence strategy development and execution for selected Boston Scientific’s product(s).


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Management and leadership in the development and implementation of health economics and outcomes research activities for BSC’s Interventional Cardiology (IC) Division working with divisional staff and key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Lead identification of key outcomes planning needs and help develop and implement health economics and outcomes planning strategies for IC products.
  • Lead implementation of tactical planning activities required to achieve health economics and outcomes research strategic objectives (e.g., preparation of literature reviews, design and evaluation of clinical research studies, selection of appropriate quality of life instruments, selection of productivity loss measures and other patient data collection tools for input into clinical trials, etc.).
  • Assess health economics and outcomes research opportunities and challenges facing the division’s emerging technologies and commercially marketed products and communicate business impact to senior management.
  • Work with new product development teams to ensure health economics and outcomes research needs are incorporated into product development plans and timelines
  • Manage provision of appropriate in-service training to sales, marketing, clinical, regulatory, and legal to increase awareness and understanding of health economics and outcomes research competency and its role in supporting a product’s success.
  • Lead development and communication of study/research results through conference abstracts/presentations and peer-reviewed published manuscripts.
  • Manage preparation of clinical and economic dossiers for submission to health authorities, technology assessment boards, and payers.
  • Build relationships in key markets with government, physician, hospital, and third-party payer decision makers


What we're looking for:

The successful candidate will have excellent technical skills in the areas of health economics, outcomes research and/or real-world evidence research and evidence planning.  The position requires the candidate to be current in the field and able to work in a wide array of settings.


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Formal training in health economics, public health, health services research, policy analysis, epidemiology, biostatistics or related discipline (Masters’ degree or higher in related field (e.g., MS, MPH, PhD, DrPH) or equivalent).
  • Minimum 5-10 years work experience  in health economics and/or outcomes research, preferably with experience working with new medical technologies in medical device or pharmaceutical companies.
  • Demonstrated experience leading functional and cross-functional project teams, either indirectly or directly.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of U.S. and global healthcare systems including health technology assessment.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Strong communications skills and experience developing interpersonal relationships with internal and external stakeholders across multiple functional areas.
  • Strong history of publication / accepted abstracts, achieved in collaboration with external Key Opinion Leaders.
  • Demonstrated ability to make effective decisions independently and to work in a fast-paced matrix environment with minimal supervision.


Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) transforms lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world. As a global medical technology leader for more than 30 years, we advance science for life by providing a broad range of high performance solutions that address unmet patient needs and reduce the cost of healthcare.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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