Boston Scientific is the latest cardiovascular company to pair up with healthcare providers and software makers to extend its reach.
Like its competitor, Medtronic, Boston Scientific has found itself working more closely with hospitals to help centers increase efficiency and save money. Unlike Medtronic, however, the Marlborough, MA-based company will not directly manage hospital catheterization (cath) labs to do this.
On April 30, Boston Scientific announced two new partnerships outside of its usual device relationships. Under an agreement with MedAxiom, which is a cardiovascular consulting company and network for healthcare providers, Boston Scientific will design and offer programs to improve cardiovascular care and to help centers put in place methods of becoming more...