New Financing and Payment Options for ICRM Patients

In an effort to create more choices for our patients, we are pleased to announce two new items. Patients can now pay their bill online from the “Pay Your Bill Online” button on the ICRM homepage.  And we have added a preferred financing partner for patient loans–CapexMD.  Learn more about them at www.capexmd.com.

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What is an Endometrial Receptivity Array (ERA)?

Problems with the endometrial lining are one of the leading causes of infertility in women. The uterus is the organ in which pregnancy takes place. The interior is lined with a tissue called endometrium, which is prepared each month for the arrival on an embryo and is the place where the embryo implants and resides during …

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News from ICRM’s Embryology Lab

The laboratory at the Idaho Center for Reproductive Medicine has increased our number of incubators. We are excited to bring this new technology into our lab! In the past, incubators have had a very large culture chamber. The culture area in the new Minc incubators is very small. This small area for culturing adds some …

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There’s an App for That

Attain Fertility® Centers has announced the launch of the Attain Fertility Predictor, a free iPhone app designed for women that will help them determine their chances of becoming pregnant on their own. And for women who are unable to get pregnant on their own and need assisted reproductive technology (ART), the predictor then shows her …

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IUI Explained

Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is the placing of sperm into a woman’s uterus when she is ovulating. This procedure is used for couples with unexplained infertility, minimal male factor infertility, and women with cervical mucus problems. IUI is often done in conjunction with ovulation-stimulating drugs. IUI can be performed using the husband’s sperm or donor sperm. Before IUI, the …

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Success Rates – Just a Part of the Whole Puzzle

Before you begin treatment, it’s a good idea to be informed and comfortable about the clinic that will be directing your care. In addition to discussiongs with your healthcare provider, you can do research on the success rates and policies of individual clinics. The website for the CDC is a good resource. You can find …

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Fertility Preservation for Cancer Patients = HOPE

Due to recent advances in oncology, the diagnosis and treatment of several types of cancer have drastically improved, leading to increases in survival rates through the years. With these advances, more patients are living longer, more productive lives with cancer, and are oftentimes in remission. Although the prognosis for patients with cancer is positive, physicians …

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