We are a leading innovator of medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world.
*as of December 31, 2012
Our products and technologies are used to diagnose or treat a wide range of medical conditions, including heart, digestive, pulmonary, vascular, urological, women's health, and chronic pain conditions.
We continue to innovate in these areas and are extending our innovations into new geographies and high-growth adjacency markets.
Saving and improving lives is what drives our deep commitment to meaningful innovation, high performance, and best-in-class service and support. We will continue to work with our partners on solutions and programs that help enhance patient care, and to move with even greater speed and flexibility to meet and exceed customer expectations.
We are committed to supporting global, national and local health and education initiatives in the communities where we live and work.
We adhere to strong ethical standards that deliver on our commitments. We also strive to improve patient advocacy, and minimize our impact on the environment.
Follow our journey of innovation beginning in 1979, when John Abele and Pete Nicholas founded Boston Scientific with the revolutionary steerable catheters used in less-invasive procedures. Today, we are continuing our line of innovative products that offer significant potential benefit to patients, physicians, and health care systems.
With approximately 24,000 employees around the globe, including sales forces in 40 countries, we are dedicated to transforming patients' lives.