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HEMA Manager, Urology

Work mode:  Hybrid Preferred, Remote Considered
Onsite Location(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Additional Location(s): US-MN-Minnetonka; US-CA-Valencia; US-MN-Arden Hills; US-MN-Maple Grove; US-NC-Charlotte; US-NC-Eastern/Greenville; US-NC-Greensboro; US-NC-Raleigh/Durham; US-NC-Western/Asheville; US-NC-Wilmington/Fayetteville; US-NC-Winston Salem; US-NJ-Central; US-NJ-Northern; US-NJ-Southern

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At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.                


About the role:

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a strong background in real-world evidence (RWE), health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), and the reimbursement landscape within the medical device industry. This individual should also possess a strategic business mindset. As a member of the Urology business unit's Strategic Health Economics and Market Access (HEMA) team, you will play a pivotal role in effectively developing and implementing health economics, market access, and reimbursement strategies to expand patient access to the Urologic solutions that our company offers. Your responsibilities will include developing and implementing research, market access, policy, and reimbursement activities in close collaboration with cross-functional teams, as well as leading the dissemination of clinical, health economics, and RWE findings.


Your responsibilities will include:

Strategic Evidence Planning (20%)

  • Represent HEMA on core teams for new product development and collaborate on the economic evidence strategy needs.
  • Collaborate with internal and external audience to identify key health economic unmet market needs to drive evidence generation and research activities, increasing the scientific share of voice.
  • Track and analyze evolving scientific research and changing landscape within the field of Urology, including emerging evidence of competitive products to identify opportunities for proactive HEMA evidence generation strategy development and effective communications to internal and external stakeholders.

Research Execution (10%)

  • Conduct HEOR research development from start to finish, collaborating with key opinion leaders and internal stakeholders. Activities include, but are not limited to, study design determination, protocol development, analysis execution, abstract development, and manuscript development, working closely with medical writers.
  • Lead or collaborate with Corporate HEOR teams to execute HEMA evidence projects aimed at supporting market access and the adoption of Boston Scientific's key therapies, leading to peer-reviewed publications. These publications may include scientific abstracts, podium or poster presentations, and manuscripts.

Evidence and HEMA Tool Dissemination (30%)

  • Lead the development of HEMA tools, including a pager, slide presentation, and customer-facing tools for internal and external stakeholders to effectively disseminate findings from HEMA publications or reimbursement/market access materials.
  • Lead the dissemination strategy of key HEMA publications and/or HEMA tools to support Urology’s business objectives by communicating the value messaging from the publications and the potential usage of the HEMA tools to the commercial teams.
  • Accurately and effectively convey key findings and messages from available evidence to relevant healthcare stakeholders through collaboration with cross-functional and/or cross-regional teams. This collaboration includes teams such as field HEMA, global value and outcomes (GVOs), product marketing, national account, sales, sales training, corporate communication, integrated communication, and digital marketing.
  • Engage in training sessions for sales, marketing, clinical, regulatory, and legal teams to increase awareness and understanding of health economics research, evidence communication, and HEMA tools.

Market Access and Reimbursement Strategic Development (20%)

  • Collaborate with HEMA analysts on data-driven projects related to the changing local and national policy and reimbursement landscape, as well as market opportunities, disease, and technology trends. The objective is to identify business opportunity areas to enhance patient access and HEMA evidence strategy.
  • Construct strategies and tactics to secure or expand optimal reimbursement for the Urology portfolio, consulting with the Urology reimbursement lead and corporate health policy & reimbursement.

Representation of the HEMA Team within the Supported Franchise(s) (20%)

  • Provide direction and consultation to the HEMA analytic team for the timely execution of various analytical and business data requests, ensuring that the deliverables meet the business expectations Provide hands-on assistance and consultation to the HEMA analytic team for timely execution of various health economic analyses.
  • Catalyze the presence of the HEMA team in franchise-specific forums, ensuring its pivotal role in driving the business's success.


Required qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (Ph.D., Pharm.D., or equivalent) or Master's degree (M.S., M.P.H., or equivalent) in health policy, health economics, outcomes research, public health, healthcare administration, health services research, or a similar discipline. 
  • 5+ years of work experience in medical industry, including medical device, pharmaceutical, consulting or biotechnology companies or with government agencies, such as Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) or a similar agency.
  • Understanding of global and US healthcare reimbursement, policy, advocacy, and market access landscapes.
  • A solid understanding of Real-World Evidence (RWE) research designs, Cost-Effectiveness Analysis/Budget Impact Analysis (CEA/BIA) models, Systematic Literature Reviews (SLR), Indirect treatment comparison (network meta-analysis (NMA), matching adjusted indirect comparisons, etc.), with the ability to critically evaluate and improve study design and data sources.
  • Proficiency in acquiring, cleaning, organizing, and communicating data, including proficiency with visualization techniques.
  • Experience with peer-reviewed publications in high-impact medical journals (tier 1) and reputable medical journals (tier 2).
  • Hands-on experience with large payer database analysis, protocol development, interpretation of data, and synthesis of data to generate reports.
  • Proficiency in programming using Instant Health Data (IHD), R, Python, Stata, or SAS (multiple languages preferred), as well as economic modeling using TreeAge or Excel.
  • Ability to translate and simplify technical and research findings from peer-reviewed publications into simplified, compelling messages for different healthcare stakeholders.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and experience developing interpersonal relationships with internal and external stakeholders across multiple functional areas.
  • Demonstrate leadership and project management skills in driving innovative process improvements, collaborating with colleagues to effect change without formal authority.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as advancing initiatives independently in a fast-paced, matrix environment while being flexible to address competing priorities.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with minimal supervision in a dynamic environment.
  • Domestic travel estimated at 15%, including overnight travel.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Successful experience in effectively overseeing and adapting evidence dissemination strategies within new and rapidly changing organizational environments.
  • Experience working on research or initiatives and clinical knowledge of urologic conditions, including erectile dysfunction, women’s health, prostate cancer, kidney stones, and benign prostatic hyperplasia.
  • Demonstrated success in advocating for and influencing healthcare policy changes at state or federal levels, with the ability to build effective relationships with key stakeholders.


Requisition ID: 582831

As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a prohibited substance free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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