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StoneSmart™ Solutions

Our innovation journey

“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 team 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.


Hospitals visited


Cities visited


Countries visited


Unmet needs discovered


Potential solutions inspired


Product concepts created

Now you can benefit from our insights and innovations.

Maximizing efficiencies

Maximize perioperative efficiency in the ureteroscopy suite

Urologists are challenged to do more with less. We've identified four categories that present opportunities for maximizing efficiencies. Learn how to take maximize efficiency and incorporate new processes and techniques that have a measurable impact. 

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Improve workflow efficiency and quality in fURS procedures

Andrew Portis, MD (HealthEast St. Joseph Hospital & Kidney Stone Institute), and key members of his OR team share best practices for clinicians seeking to provide the most efficient, best-quality patient care possible. 

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