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Innovative care

We shape science into meaningful solutions that help people live longer, better lives.

Why it matters

When we offer new sustainable solutions to address unmet patient needs, we help improve health outcomes for more people and communities globally.

Our priorities

2023 highlights


patients served


annual R&D spend1


active clinical trials


findings resulting in action following more than 415 external audit days

1. Represents GAAP R&D expense per Annual Report on Form 10-K.

Stories of impact

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Bridging the distance at the touch of a button

Through our RhythmCare™ Support Hub, solutions and therapy experts provide real-time and on-demand support to physicians regardless of their location or time zone. — Learn more about our solutions 

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On-demand digital platforms empower and support health care providers

In 2023, over 59,000 health care professionals in more than 145 countries accessed our EDUCARE platform. This on-demand platform and our ExpertLink remote connectivity solutions offer learning tools and videos, remote preceptorships, proctorships, case support and equipment assistance so providers can stay connected to our clinical and technical experts as they deliver care to patients.  — Learn more about ExpertLink

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Eugénia’s recovery from endometriosis thanks to innovative cryoablation therapy

Cryoablation involves using a hollow probe or catheter, guided by medical imaging, to deliver extremely cold liquid to freeze and destroy targeted tissue, while the surrounding tissue is left intact. Initially used mainly for cancer, cryoablation therapy is increasingly being used to target endometrial lesions. — Read Eugénia's story

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Boston Scientific Foundation Europe celebrates its fifth anniversary

2023 marks the fifth anniversary of the Boston Scientific Foundation Europe (BSFE), celebrating five years of support to life-changing projects from the non-profit community. Established in 2018 to enhance the company’s impact on health and well-being, BSFE provides a valuable contribution to the company’s Environmental, Social and Governance commitment.— Read more

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