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Date: Apr 14, 2019

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

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Additional Locations: (n/a)
Requisition ID: 439380



About the role:

The Senior Data Analyst position will be part of the Data, Research and Analysis team within Global Healthcare Policy 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 Health Economics & Market Access (HEMA), Marketing, Corporate Sales and Healthcare Solutions teams.  The candidate will act as an analytical consultant on projects such as reimbursement analysis, payment policy analysis, valuation studies and development of related internal tools.


Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Participate in a variety of projects including: government and private payer reimbursement policy research and rate analysis, querying claim data to perform medical cost analysis and economic modeling for existing and emerging technologies and analytical support for value-based contracting opportunities
  • Project responsibilities may include:
    • analyzing large data sets and identifying and interpreting patterns and trends in the data to support to BSC business needs
    • preparing financial models and projections including models that display the impact of interventions and technologies on providers and payers
    • developing specifications and performing 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 reports to support business unit objectives
    • conducting research on government and private payer policies
    • communicating project status regularly with business units and other internal customers
    • preparing summaries of analysis including project objectives, approach and results
  • 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 business units to expand awareness of available data and how data can be used to support business needs
  • Manage database infrastructure, processes, procedures, and documentation
  • Maintain high standards for data quality, reporting, and timely project execution


What we're looking for:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree (preferred) with coursework or degree in health economics, public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, health care administration, information technology or related discipline highly desirable.
  • 5+ years of progressive work experience in the healthcare industry with some combination of the following:
    • Medical claim data analysis
    • Managed care contracting and commercial reimbursement methodology
    • Medical coding
    • CMS Reimbursement rules and methodology
  • Strong analytical skills including proficiency in data manipulation and financial modeling
  • Self-motivated and can work independently
  • Time management skills; ability to manage multiple internal client related priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative and innovative thinker

Technical Skills

  • Strong SAS and SQL programming skills and knowledge of statistical methods
  • Proficiency with Excel including pivot tables, filtering and vlookups
  • Experience developing tools, reports, and other products using claims and other healthcare data
  • Knowledge of data visualization tools such as Tableau, Cognos or other similar applications preferred


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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