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Date: Feb 14, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: (n/a); US-MN-Arden Hills; US-MN-Maple Grove; US-MN-Minneapolis



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

The Senior Data Analyst position will be part of the Data, Research and Analysis team within the Health Economic and Market Access (HEMA) unit at Boston Scientific.  The selected candidate will use their industry knowledge and technical, analytical and research skills to support the analytical needs of the individual Boston Scientific business units working with the HEMA, Marketing, Corporate Account teams.  The candidate will act as an analytical consultant on projects such as reimbursement analysis, payment policy impact analysis, valuation studies and development of internal tools supporting sales and marketing.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Participate in a variety of projects including: performing medical cost and outcome analysis for Boston Scientific devices and emerging technologies, performing reimbursement policy research and rate analysis and providing analytical support for value-based contracting opportunities
  • Project responsibilities may include:
    • querying and analyzing large medical claim data sets and identifying and interpreting patterns and trends in the data to support to BSC business needs
    • performing financial analysis and preparing models to show the impact of interventions and technologies on providers and payers
    • participating in health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) studies including multi-cohort longitudinal patient analysis using available healthcare claim datasets
    • developing and maintaining tools, data cubes and dashboards to support business unit objectives
    • conducting research on government (e.g., Medicare) and private payer policies
    • communicating project status regularly with business units and other internal customers
    • preparing summaries of analysis and discussing results with internal customers
  • Maintain and foster a collaborative relationship with cross-functional colleagues such as Health Economics & Market Access (HEMA), Corporate Accounts, Marketing, Sales, Clinical and others.
  • Work with HEMA teams to expand awareness of available data assets and how data can be used to support business needs
  • Manage intake and processing of large datasets with support from IT
  • Maintain high standards for data quality, reporting, and timely project execution


What we're looking for:


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience strongly preferred (Master’s Degree highly desirable) with focus on health economics, public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, health care administration, information technology or related discipline.
  • 5+ years of progressive analytical work experience in the healthcare industry with some combination of the following:
    • Medical claim data analysis
    • Managed care contracting and commercial reimbursement methodology
    • Medicare inpatient and outpatient reimbursement rules and methodology
  • Strong analytical skills including proficiency in querying, analyzing and summarizing data
  • Self-motivated and can work independently
  • Time management skills; ability to manage multiple internal client related priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • up to 15% domestic travel (internal customers)


Technical Skills

  • Strong SAS programming skills; experience with SAS Viya and Visual Analytics would be beneficial
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel including pivot tables, filtering and vlookups
  • Experience developing tools, reports, and other products using medical claims and other healthcare data
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau, Cognos or other similar applications preferred
  • Knowledge of statistical methods a plus


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 – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 473664


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