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“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.”
Henry Ford

StoneSmart Solutions is Boston Scientific’s response to wanting “faster horses.” Our researchers traveled the globe to identify the most vital avenues for ureteroscopy innovation. We interviewed healthcare professionals involved in every step of the treatment for kidney stones and found inspiration for new approaches.

Our Journey to Transform Kidney Stone Care.

How Our Research Teams Arrived at StoneSmart Solutions.

With StoneSmart Solutions, we aim to empower surgical decisions, enhance provider experience and optimize patient care. Together, we can advance the treatment of kidney stone disease while minimizing the economic burden to healthcare systems.

We visited 29 hospitals

In 21 cities

Across 4 countries

To discover 1,600 unmet needs

That inspired 800 potential solutions

And led to 30 product concepts

Now You Can Benefit From Our Insights and Innovations.

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Maximizing Efficiencies

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Maximize perioperative efficiency in the ureteroscopy suite

Now, more than ever, urologists are challenged to do more with less. Through our ethnographic research, we’ve identified four categories that present opportunities for maximizing efficiencies: Place, People, Product and Process. Learn how to take efficiency benchmarks and incorporate new processes and techniques that have a measurable impact.

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Improve workflow efficiency and quality in fURS procedures

There is much to learn from HealthEast St. Joseph Hospital & Kidney Stone Institute (KSI), which is part of Minneapolis-based Fairview Health Services, about perioperative processes around flexible ureteroscopy procedures. Hear from Andrew Portis, MD, and key members of his OR team about best practices for clinicians seeking to provide the most efficient, best-quality patient care possible.

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